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
Coffee along with chocolate is the real passion of the Belgians. Every year, the country imports about 40 thousand tons of coffee beans from Kenya, Ethiopia, Brazil, Guatemala, Mexico.
History and traditions of Belgian coffee
While still a colonial power, Belgium owned coffee plantations in Rwanda and the Congo. Subsequently, having lost them and not being a producer of raw materials, the country began to develop coffee-roasting production and reached the highest skill in it. So talented professionals work in Belgian factories that the robusta or Arabica blends created by them drive crazy even those who are indifferent to coffee.
The most famous Belgian coffee brands include Cordesa, Miko, Onur. But perhaps the most Continue reading