Entries by UmerB

Italy – Lasagne Bolognese With Bechamel Sauce

Lasagna is one of Italy’s finest cuisines ever made. It has a place in the heart of the Italian cuisine. Lasagna was first made in the city of Naples where this dish became popular in no time. The word Lasagna was embraced from the Greek dish “Lasanum” which meant “cooking pot” because it was made in it. As my opinion goes I will always recommend everyone to try it because it is also one of my favorite foods to eat. It may not be the healthiest but it is tasty.

Italy – Ribollita

Ribollita is an another remarkable cuisine of the Tuscan region in Italy. It originated in Tuscany where this soup was so common because it was made from leftover items. Ribollita is an Italian word which when translated into English means “Reboiled”. Meanwhile, Ribollita was also named the dish of the poor because of its history and also one of the major factor was that it was cheap.

Italy – Bistecca Alla Fiorentina

Bistecca Alla Fiorentina is a special Tuscan T- bone steak whose meat is gathered from a special breed of cow known as Chianina cow. The beauty of this steak is its appearance as it attracts people towards it. It is more like a celebratory dish as it has a quite bit of history behind it. The first Bistecca steak was made in the year 1565 during the celebrations in the honor of San Lorenzo at the time of the Medici. Fiorentina steak is one of the best steaks in the world in terms of flavor and also the outcome after cooking it.

Italy – Panna Cotta

Panna Cotta is a dessert made by boiling heavy cream and adding stuff like sugar, vanilla extract and gelatin. The best thing about this dessert is that it can be made with any flavor so there are thousands of its variations and another good factor about it is that it goes well with everything. Panna Cotta is an Italian word which when translated into English means “Cooked Cream”. Panna Cotta is said to be originated in the region of Piedmont which is near the border of France. It is said that there has been no signs of Panna cotta before 1960’s and, it was after the 2000’s in 2001 it was listed in the traditional foods of its region. There are many similar dishes like Panna Cotta.

Italy – Pizza

Each country has its own specialty for making pizza that is why it is so popular. There are more than 3000 variations throughout the whole world. The word Pizza came into light first in the 10th century and it was found in a Latin manuscript in the town Gaeta in Lazio Italy. However this version of Pizza was not the one which we are used to eating nowadays. The modern day pizza was created in Naples in the 18th century.

Franch – Omelette

Omelette is a historical breakfast dish which goes way back to date 1700’s . It is basically type of egg which is fried with some butter and oil. Now people must think how small and easy dish like this could have a history but I assure you this dish has a great past. If you ever visit France please try their own version because it is there where this was first made.

United Kingdom – Eton Mess

Eton Mess is a traditional English dessert which is the combination of strawberries , meringues and whipped cream. What makes this dessert special is the amount of flavors it gives when combined with different elements of food. Eton Mess was originated in year 1930 when it was served in the schools sock shop. As being there for quite some time I can share my experience in loving and admiring this dessert.

Switzerland – Cheese Fondue

Cheese Fondue is an Swiss classic dish which is melted cheese inside of an communal pot, or fondue pot. This dish goes way back 5-6 centuries and has a big place in the Swiss history. As a way of increasing cheese consumption the Swiss Union declared this dish as the national dish of Switzerland in 1930. I recommend it to everyone to try it and have it as a side dip for other dishes because its flavor goes with every food palate.

Spain – Paela De Marisco

Paela means Frying Pan and De Marisco means Seafood. In the 10th Century the production of rice in Spain was starting to increase more and more and people in that times usually add fish in the rice to make a dish. A Spanish food historian said about this dish that this dish ” symbolizes the union and heritage of two important cultures, the first one Romans which gave us the utensil and the second Arabs which brought the basic food of humanity to all parts of the world. It is considered to be the national dish of Spain.

Italy – Arancini

Arancini is an Italian classic dish which is basically rice balls stuffed with ingredients like meat and cheese. Arancini came into existence in the 10th century in the city of Sicily. It is also regarded as the “Sicily’s cuisine”. Arancini is an Italian word whose meaning is “little orange”. It has a small history but it is loved everywhere.