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The Most Loved 5 Italian Dishes

Updated on January 31, 2018
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Rahma loves traveling, technology & food. Being a millennial herself, she loves to write about the challenges faced by millennials every day

What makes the Italian food a great choice??

Italian food is highly rich in flavor and offers a great taste to satisfy anyone’s cravings. Italians love to use a lot of cheese in the food. A typical four-course Italian meal is served with a different variety of cheese in each bite.

"Everything you see I owe to pasta",
"Everything you see I owe to pasta",

1. Bruschetta:

A small chunk of Italian food can makes a person feel full and satisfied. Bruschetta is one of those foods. Served as an antipasto (starter meal), Bruschetta is made up of country bread sliced into medium sized pieces, which are mildly grilled and often covered with garlic sauce. The topping comprises of different exotic veggies, however, a typical Bruschetta is topped with fresh tomatoes, basil, mushroom and a lot of cheese. It is served with fresh garden olives and different sauces. Bruschetta is a classic Italian starter.

Life is a combination of magic and pasta.

— Federico Fellini

2. Lasagna:

Lasagna is a slightly different form of pasta. Italians consider it as one of the oldest pasta recipes. Lasagna is made of multiple layers of pasta sheets with different fillings inside and topped with a lot of cheese. There can be different variations in terms of lasagna fillings, which generally differ from region to region. However, typical lasagna is filled with meat, béchamel sauce, and Reggiano cheese. This baked dish with high-quality ingredients is one of the best dishes to be served for lunch and dinner.

"Ideas are like pizza dough, made to be tossed around"
"Ideas are like pizza dough, made to be tossed around"

3. Pizza Napolitano:

One of the things which make Italy recognized all over the globe is Pizza. Various kinds of pizzas are made all around the globe, but Pizza Napolitano consists of the highly rich and tasteful ingredients making it the most authentic Italian pizza. This pizza is made with a flatbread, which is topped with tomatoes, cheese and sprinkled with extra virgin olive oil. An authentic Naples pizza is baked on a wood fire at almost 90 degrees, giving it a different taste, which cannot be found anywhere else.

4. Perfect Pasta:

Pasta is one of the most globally eaten and loved the dish. In Italy, no meal is completed without pasta. However, pasta is made by many different recipes in Italy. Each city or region has its own ingredients and flavors to make pasta. The most authentic pasta can be found in Rome. The most authentic Roman pasta is made with different vegetables, meat, and cheese. Black pepper and olive oil are used to enhance the overall taste of the dish.

5. Focaccia Bread:

It appears that Italians just love bread. Not only they love bread, Italians makes the best bread dishes in the world as well. One of those dishes is Focaccia Bread. It is usually made with freshly baked bread which is mildly grilled to make it crisper. The topping normally comprises of caramelized onions, tomatoes cut into slices and basil leaves. Freshly made parmesan cheese is sprinkled on the bread before it goes for baking one last time. Focaccia bread is served with different sauces, which adds more to its taste.

Fresh, delicious and filled with flavor, Italian dishes are a complete delight for any food lover. Healthy ingredients and simple recipes make Italian food as the best cuisine in the world.

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