Italian Cuisine / What to Eat in Italy

The Italian cuisine, one of the world’s richest cuisines, shows significant changes according to regions. In the north of the country, fish, potatoes, rice, corn, pork, and cheese are the most used materials, while in Liguria, called the Italian Riviera, fish and seafood varieties, basil, walnut and olive oil are foreground. In Italy at the same time food is a very important socialization tool.

Cheese and wine are among the most important ingredients of the Italian cuisine. Furthermore, coffee (especially espresso) has an important place in the Italian cuisine.

The best-known food of Italian cuisine is pasta. They have different names depending on the materials that are put into their shapes and inside. There are hundreds of pasta varieties in Italy. However, of course, the Italian cuisine is not just about these foods.

Here below there is a list of the most popular Italian foods.

1. Pizza

It is the most delicious and best-known Italian food. For pizza, it is called “more beautiful than Lamborghini and Ferrari”. The ingredients are simple, easy to make, and the taste is great.

2. Spaghetti


Spaghetti is the most basic element of Italian cuisine. Italy; it has hundreds of spaghetti condiments, depending on the shape of the construction, the material used and the flavor of the macaroni. So you never get bored of spaghetti food. That’s why the Italians never give up spaghetti.

3. Tiramisu


Tiramisu is made with coffee, biscuits and a special cream cheese called Mascarpone. It’s both easy to prepare, and very easy to feed. As long as you do not overdo sugar, you will have a soft and tasty cake.

4. Tortellini


Tortellini stuffed with cheese or assortment, the preparation and service is easy and the taste is the highest. It’s very simple to prepare. Sour sauce or tomato sauce is added on the boiled Tortellini. Parmesan cheese is indispensable for Tortellini. The flavor is great.

5. Lasagna


Lasagna is a world famous Italian food that is a perfect combination of meat and Béchamel mash. You should pay attention to the proportions of the food when it is mixed with a lot of ingredients and it is literally a carbohydrate storage place. Otherwise, you may get a stomach ache.

6. Minestrone


A vitamin soup made up of pumpkin, spinach, onion, carrots, rice, potatoes and dried bean ingredients is an Italian soup. In addition to the soup, a sauce of basil, garlic and olive oil is added.

7. Osso Buco

Osso Buco

It’s an Italian dish made from beef pearl. After the fried pieces of the shreds are fried, the other ingredients are cooked in the oven together with onion, garlic, carrot, celery, bay leaf. It is served with tomato sauce on top.

8. Panna Cotta

Panna Cotta

Panna cotta is one of the most delicious desserts of the Italians. It is made with a thick cream layer, a mixture of egg yolk and honey. It is cooked at a low temperature in the oven. Italians call pannacotta “baked cream”. It really is. A well made Panna cotta resembles a baked cream. The temperature of the oven and the cooking time should be set very carefully.

9. Panini


Italians are good at sandwiches and have a lot of sandwiches. One of them is Panini. It is cooked on the grill and the two most basic ingredients are tomatoes and lettuce. The rest is left to the pleasure of the person. Ham, pesto sauce, etc. can be made.

10. Chicken Parmigiana

Chicken Parmigiana

Italians have discovered the wonderful harmony of chicken breast and grated parmesan cheese. This meal, cooked in the oven, offers a nice taste for meat lovers. There are varieties in the form of veal or chops.

11. Bruschetta


It is the easiest food for the Italians to prepare. Toasted. It is made with tomato, basil, and ham. In fact, there is no restriction on material. You can put everything you want to put into it.