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🍴 Italian Recipes Are The Best! 🇮🇹
Cooking Italian recipes is a challenge for most of us! Why? Because Italian cuisine is very complex and centuries-old, there isn’t an easy task to master food recipes known and practiced by millions!
Ever wondered what it’s like to be an Italian chef? Ever thought about how to cook some of the most popular Italian dishes at home? If you think you know making pizza means Italian cooking, you’re wrong! Italian recipes mean much more than the humble pizza!
I know that pizza and pasta bolognese are some of the most famous Italian dishes among Americans, but Italian cuisine is extremely complex and has thousands of fantastic recipes that you should try!
➡️ Cooking Italian Food Can Be A Challenge! 🔥
In this culinary article, we’ll take a short look at Italian cooking, one of the most popular cooking styles in the world. The most frequently asked question when it comes to Italian cooking is “what is the most popular food in Italy?“, and the answer is obvious: pasta. Of course, Italy is not only known for pasta. Everyone knows about pizza, which from a humble regional dish has become a star of world gastronomy. Also, Italian tomato sauce flavored with basil and garlic is an iconic Italian recipe.
Other famous Italian dishes that have crossed the country’s borders are risotto, ragu, and lasagna. If you are a true fan of Italian cooking, you may have heard of ossobuco, polenta, and Prosciutto di Parma (Parma ham). Let’s not forget desserts and, especially, the tasty Italian ice cream, gelato, which is unique and has millions of fans around the world.
But why would be cooking Italian food a challenge? Well, because all the mentioned foods have cooking secrets that just a true Italian chef can reveal. So, when you’re serious about Italian cooking, follow some of the famous Italian chefs or even take a culinary trip to Italy and visit small restaurants in the countryside, there is a place where you can really learn the secrets of cooking in Italian style.
One thing I need to mention in this article is that Italian food, in addition to being very tasty and flavorful, is also healthy. Yes, there is no mistake, most Italian recipes are cooked with healthy ingredients and this makes the country’s population long-lived. Below is some information about the health benefits of eating Italian food.
Drinking wine at home!
What goes better with a delicious meal than quality wine? Nothing, both from my point of view and from the ancient Greeks, who said about wine that it’s the nectar of the gods! Can we contradict them?
⬇️ Below is a culinary article that I found interesting about cooking Italian recipes. 👌
An adaptable duo of Italian family recipes: a traditional lamb-mince bolognese and a dish of vegan ricotta and spinach pancake rolls known as crespelle Bolognese sauce, or ragù, features in some shape or form in most UK households, and is usually made with beef mince.
In Italy, however, it’s traditionally made with a mixture of pork and veal, though in the south lamb is much more popular, especially in spring. Crespelle, meanwhile, is a lighter alternative to cannelloni. All the various components can be used in other dishes – the tomato sauce with pasta, the bechamel in a gratin, the filling in a toasted sandwich, and the pancakes as a pud, say – but combined as they are here, they make a very satisfying vegetarian dish that the whole family can enjoy[…]
➡️ Enjoy cooking Italian recipes from scratch!
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Ever cooked a spring lamb ragu? I guess 99% of you will answer with no because it is a rare recipe for cooking lamb. Some probably even don’t know what a ragu is, so here’s a short definition: “In Italian cuisine, ragù is a meat-based sauce that is commonly served with pasta.” 👌
So, you want to have a family pizza with your kids and you want it to be as tasty as possible. In other words, you want your kids to enjoy it, but you also want to be a good parent and feed them healthy foods. How to solve this dilemma? 👌
Italian ground beef meatballs are some of the most popular dishes in this European country and are therefore cooked quite often, especially in the northern half of the peninsula. This is because they are very tasty and pretty easy to prepare. 👌
Have you ever tasted classic Bolognese sauce? I am referring to the authentic Italian sauce from Bologna and not to the American version of spaghetti sauce, which most of us call, wrongly, alla bolognese sauce. 👌
Over the last few months, I have been cooking more and more Mediterranean food at home. It is one of my favorite cuisines, and I have been learning a lot about different spices, herbs, and different ways of preparing food. Why? Because Mediterranean foods are both delicious and super healthy! 👌
Many of you have heard of chicken parmesan or chicken parm, but not chicken parmesan, though the same thing. Why? Because Americans tend to simplify and Americanize things, it seems that Italian food Pollo alla parmigiana has turned into Parmesan chicken. 👌
📖 Cooking article by The Passionate Gourmet.