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Traditional Italian Foods and Drinks

Italian cuisine is among the finest and most varied in the world, and, while being highly regionalized, some basic foods and recipes can be found all over Italy, and now in many other foreign countries: pasta, pizza, cannoli, gelato, red or white wine, olive oil, balsamic vinegar, coffee, limoncello, and so many more.

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Centerbe
Centerbe
One hundred herbs and flowers from Abruzzo mountais to make an emerald-green drink...
rosemary
Rosemary
Is the herb connected tp the amazing longevity of the citizens of an Italian village?
pasta al forno
Pasta al forno
This all-time classic with meatballs and bechamel is a perfect dish for family reunions and festive days...
Camille cupcakes
Camille cupcakes
Very light Italian cupcakes based on carrots, almonds and orange juice, easy and fast to make...
cotoletta
Cotoletta
The Cotoletta alla Milanese or "fettina panata" appears in all cuisine books and restaurant menus the world over...
Ciabotto
Ciabotto
A vegan dish typical of the Abruzzo tradition, easy to make and tasty...
pasta-e-fagioli
Pasta e fagioli
a typical Italian dish, simple and poor, which has its origins in the countryside tradition...
Zibibbo
Zibibbo of Pantelleria
Both a grape and a wine, the "vite ad alberello" was included in the Unesco...
nutella-jar
History of Nutella
Nutella, invented by Pietro Ferrero and put on the market in 1964, a true mass phenomenon...
cocktail-bellini
Bellini cocktail
An Italian cocktail based on white Verona peach purée and Prosecco wine, invented at "Harry's Bar", Venice, in the 1930s...
polenta-paiolo
Polenta
A very old dish of Italian origin made from flour obtained from a number of cereals, the most...
risotto-milanese
Risotto alla Milanese
The risotto-type cooking is exclusively Italian, its main feature being the retention of starch...
vov
VOV liqueur
The brand name of a liqueur made from eggs with 17.8% alcohol content, also commonly used for...
insalata-caprese
Insalata caprese
As with many great Italian culinary inventions such as pasta and pizza, for the Caprese salad...
cocktail-americano
Americano cocktail
An Italian cocktail that uses only typically Italian products: bitter Campari, red vermouth...