Exploring the Roman KitchenWhether you like pizza, seafood, cheese, salads, or anything else, you are more than likely to find it in Italy. The country has a wonderful culinary tradition and there is something for every taste. Explore our guides to Italian foods to discover exactly what dishes you can look forward to during your next visit.
Italian Cheese and its uses in Cooking
Pasta is one of the world's most popular dishes, and for good reason. It's incredibly easy to make, and as a result, it can be paired with just about anything. Really, anything. Chicken, beef, seafood, vegetables, and even sweets can all be…161
Italian Cuisine and Food from the Sea
Italian cuisine is a reflection of its geographic location, the varied geography of Italy and the many diverse cultures that have influenced it over the centuries. The cuisine is based on local and regional ingredients such as olive oil,…171
Italian Cuisine and the Best Tomato Sauce
Tomato sauce is one of the easiest, most delicious ways to make use of summer’s harvest of tomatoes. The classic red sauce, made with tomatoes, onion, garlic, and oregano, is so versatile that it can be used in so many other dishes. The…164
Italian Olive Oil and the Italian Olive Farmers
Although a variety of oils is produced around the world, only a few types are used in the production of olive oil. These oils include olive varieties that are best suited to produce olive oil. In particular, producers who use olive oil must use…172
The Varieties of Pastas in an Italian Kitchen
Pastas are one of the most popular and widely consumed foods in the world. The versatility of pasta is only matched by its popularity. No matter where you are in the world, you are sure to find people eating pasta. From soups to main courses to…170
What is Pizza and Where Did it Originate?
Did you know that pizza is actually might not Italian in origin? While many people believe that pizza was invented in Italy, the truth is that the Pizza’s origins are still the subject of much debate. Some historians trace its culinary origins…158