Check out the rules
Each region of Italy or even in a particular city has its own laws, which are better not to violate, but for this you should familiarize yourself with them in…

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Sicily Autonomous Region - the cradle of civilization
Sicily is Italy's largest region. It includes the island of Sicily and a number of islands. It is here that the active volcano Etna is located, which periodically reminds of…

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Hills of florence
Already in the XIV century, a large number of "rich villas, towers, courtyards and gardens" in the vicinity of Florence made a strong impression on travelers, according to Giovanni Villani,…

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population is the castle

Only 4 secrets will make your meal truly Italian

In cooking, Italians performed a small miracle. The dishes of this country are well known and loved all over the world, and in the field of fast food – this is just the basis of the basics. Pizza, pasta or bruschetta are masterpieces that everyone likes, without exception, and you can order them in any city in the world.

Why only in Italy, popular dishes have a special unsurpassed taste? What’s the secret? In fact, there are several secrets. But recognizing and applying them in your kitchen, you will feel how the taste of familiar dishes has changed and how they have become truly Italian.

Necessary and sufficient
This is the main principle that is always used in Italian cuisine. Its essence is quite simple: when Continue reading

How in Rome to see the Pope at work, and in Venice – to avoid large expenses and crowds of tourists

Italy is a blessed country for tourists, because it is beautiful in itself, and here you can easily do without guides: just wander around the unfamiliar streets and get incomparable pleasure. But we still decided to make a small guide to the most visited cities, so that the impression would be the most complete.

The eternal City
How in Rome to see the Pope at work, and in Venice – to avoid large expenses and crowds of tourists

1. In Rome, you will surely visit the Colosseum. Taking pictures at the walls of this magnificent building and looking inside is a must have for anyone who has come to Italy. Well, when the pictures are taken, take a walk to the Monti fashion district, where a fantastic “city market” takes place every weekend. Continue reading

How to cook an Italian dish – perfect lasagna

If you will make the dough yourself, take durum wheat flour – Farina di grano duro (in Italian) or Hartweizengriess (in German) The Italians say: “Pizza is a lover, and pasta is a mother and wife.” The rest of the peoples agree and call the Italians “pasta”, and they are not offended. There are hundreds of different pasta dishes in Italy. And one of the most popular is climbing. It is so tasty and democratic that it easily argues with pizza. Lasagna – Greetings from Antiquity What is Lasagna now? These are several layers of dried and subsequently cooked or baked wheat dough, interspersed with various fillings – from minced meat to vegetable or mushroom stew, sprinkled with cheese on top. All this splendor is baked in the oven until golden brown. And the climb began (as, by the way, the same pizza), with the usual tortillas. And not in Italy, but in Greece. It was also baked from wheat flour (a rarity) and was called Continue reading

Wine and gastronomic tourism in Italy
The gastronomic journey will not leave anyone indifferent, especially if it takes place in Italy - a real paradise for gourmets and food lovers. It is worth starting the gastronomic…

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Venice is a city that emerged from the sea.
The name "gondola" comes from the word "boat". This definition is given in the Venetian dictionary of Matinelli. Another name is “sea eel” (gonger). Indeed, gracefully, silently, it seems to…

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Italy and Europe: travel and leisure
One cannot but be carried away by the beauty of the most picturesque Italian lake Garda, located at the foot of the Alps. Near it are several dozen villages where…

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Holidays in Rome
The eternal proud Rome, founded by the brothers Romulus and Remus in the 8th century BC, never ceased to play a crucial role in world history, politics and culture. For…

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