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
In addition to the wonderful cuts, so well suited for stewing and long stewing, after cutting the lamb, there is meat that seems only to be minced and will fit. Peritoneum, some parts of the scapula, and trim? Where to cut, what remains after cutting the meat into beautiful portions and barbecue? That trimmings in which there are so many films and not less than that fat?
Yes, the hand itself reaches for a meat grinder or hatchets – chop, chop and fry cutlets. It will not work, my dear friends. Neither good cutlets, nor a decent kebab will come out of such a trim. It is better to add such trimmings to meat intended for meatballs, or, as such products are called in the east, kuft. What is better to make a kufta rather large and I will now explain what it is connected with.
But you imagine, however, how much it will take to cook, while the necessary changes described in the introduction to this chapter take place with connective tissue, abundantly contained in such minced meat? About two hours, or even three, after frying, you have to languish – no less. During this time, a product of any size will be prepared and this time, lovers of Continue reading