The Italians love not only the food, but in particular the common food. The passion and care with which the Italian dishes are prepared almost already belong to the tradition. Many of the ingredients of the Italian food are not completely foreign to the German cuisine. Butter, bacon, cream, potatoes, tomatoes and onions are common ingredients in Italian cooking. However, is due to the unique character of Italian cuisine, especially the internationally popular products. The most typical is the cold-pressed oil from the sun-ripened olives. But also various cheeses such as Parmesan, mozzarella or gorgonzola and delicious cured meats such as prosciutto, mortadella, salami, or San Daniele ham are typical of the intense taste cuisine of Italy.
The Italian kitchen’s recipe for success is its simple ingredients. Pizza and pasta are now all over the world the most popular dishes. Lunch and the evening meal is divided usually into two courses in Italy. During the first Course, the primo piatto, mostly consists of pasta, risotto or gnocchi dishes, come in second gear, the secondo piatto, mostly meat or fish dishes on the plate. Festivities are often celebrated with a people menu sequence of of course the ever-popular hors d’oeuvres, antipasti, not may missing. Everyone knows the tempting Italian desserts such as Tiramisu and Panna cotta, but these treats only for special occasions are on the table.
In the normal case, a classic, strong coffee and some cheese and fruit is served. The Italian wine ripened under the warming Sun enjoys immense popularity. Wine experts appreciate the Italian wine for its balance between alcohol, acidity and sweetness of the fruit. The local wines is rich and the Chianti Classico, Pinot Grigio or the Baraolo are among the most popular wines in the world. The wines of Italy have a long tradition and are very different from region to region. What emerges are up to 350 different varieties and a totally diverse wines. Italy is so completely like a pizza without cheese without wine. Bardolino, Chianti, Sangiovese and co. are heavy, full-bodied wines that perfectly round off a meal in good company. But the white wine of Italy is not to be underestimated. The Italian food is very popular for many years. The slow food movement also comes from Italy and underscores the uncompromising dedication to the products of nature and their loving preparation. The author of this text also writes articles about olive oil