Tag Archive for: Italian Cuisine

Italy – Bruschetta

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Bruschetta is basically a starter dish which in Italy is called antipasto. It consists of grilled bread on which tomatoes are added along with some basil. The researchers claim its origin is either from Lazio or Tuscany. These both are cities in Italy. This dish is also reported to have been made first during the Ancient Rome. There are some fun facts and variations to the dish.

Italy – Pizza

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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.

Italy – Panzanella (Bread and Tomato Salad)

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Panzanella is considered to be a very important dish as it is about 500 years old. The original idea was to give people something they can easily afford for the whole week with minimum ingredients. Panzanella is an Italian word and consists of two meanings separately. This dish is considered to be originated in Tuscany Italy.

Italy – Bistecca Alla Fiorentina

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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 – Saltimbocca

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Saltimbocca is an Italian classic dish which is basically chicken and prosciutto wrapped together and then cooked in a sauce of wine and garlic. Saltimbocca is an Italian word and its meaning in English is "jump to the mouth". The origin of Saltimbocca is quite a mystery. This dish is one of the best looking dish as well and really if you want to spend your money well you should try this.

Italy – Tiramisu

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Tiramisu is said to be the best dessert in all of Italy because of its beautiful textures and remarkable taste which sets the tone for the people. It is easy to make at home and more easy to enjoy afterwards. This dish is said to be made first in 1960 in the region of Veneto, a region in the North of Italy and has many cities inside it. Tiramisu is an Italian word which means "pick me up" or "cheer me up". It is served at the end of the meal and is a way of cheering people up through its taste.

Italy – Sweet Dessert Tiramisu

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Special Tiramisu is the type of sweet dessert, which is famous all across the world. The word Tiramisu means soft spongy-like cake. The name Tiramisu comes from Italy which means ‚Äėpick me up'. It is originated from the place of Veneto, Italy by a chef named Robert Linguanotto, the owner of the restaurant ‚ÄúLe Beccherie‚ÄĚ.

Italy – Ribollita

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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 – Arancini

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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.

Italy – Creamy Mushroom Chicken Pasta

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Today I've brought a new recipe which is Chicken pasta which has a creamy taste and contains mushrooms. This dish works perfectly when there are unexpected guests in our house and we have nothing to make at that time. This dish is originated from Italy and the other name of pasta is alfredo. The person who invented this dish was Alfredo di Lelio.