It is hard to imagine more popular food in the world than pizza. Fragrant, hot, with stretching cheese threads, it is loved by everyone. This is a truly iconic product – its long history and unique cooking traditions deserve to learn a little more about them. Especially if you are going to Italy, the homeland of real pizza.
The world’s first pizzeria opened in Naples
When we say: “pizza” – we think: “Italy.” But in fact, such food was familiar to the ancient Greeks and Egyptians. In Italy, for a long time, such a simple dish remained the food of the poor – they put literally everything that was at hand into the filling. Continue reading
Pasta is an incredibly popular food that can be considered the gastronomic symbol of Italy. What happens, how to choose her? Where in Rome to try real Italian pasta? You will find answers to all these questions in our article.
Why in Italy is pasta called pasta? Translated from Italian, pasta means “dough”, but this name also “stuck” to products from it, which have different shapes.
For classic Italian pasta, they take water and durum wheat flour. For other species, eggs, starch, rice, buckwheat, or other cereal flour may also be used. Continue reading
For many, fragrant sticks of fried potatoes in oil are their favorite treat. And Belgium is exactly the country where it is best to enjoy its indescribable taste.
Belgium – homeland of french fries
The Belgians are absolutely sure and sincerely indignant that French fries appeared for the first time precisely when their national dish is called French Fries – French fries. Residents even found an explanation for this fact: they say the wrong name appeared due to the fault of American soldiers. While in the Belgian Wallonia during World War I and tasting french fries, they heard French and mistakenly “attributed” the delicacy to the wrong kitchen. Continue reading