Frankfinn Anamika Italian cuisine

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Frankfinn Anamika Italian cuisine

  1. 1. Italian cuisine One of the most famous and interesting cuisines of the worldGvozdeva Svetlana 8 italiangroup
  2. 2. Some national features Italian cuisine is extremely varied (with culinary influences from Greek, Roman, Gallic, Germanic, Goth, Norman, Lombard, Frank, Turkish, Hebrew, Slavic, Arab and Chinese civilizations) Each area has its own proud specialties, primarily at regional level, but also even at provincial level The high priority placed on the using of fresh and seasonal produce distinguishes the cuisine of Italy from the imitations available in most other countries
  3. 3. 20 regions- 20 regional differences Roman cuisine (using a lot of pecorino - sheep milk cheese, and offal) Tuscan (cooking features white beans, meat, and unsalted bread) Piedmont and Lombardy each grow their own different kinds of rice, which are used to make risotto Emilia-Romagna is known for lasagna and tortellini (stuffed pasta), mortadella, prosciutto, and parmigiano The North of Italy is the home of polenta
  4. 4. Northern versus Southern Italian cooking Northen Italy Southern Italy more butter and creams  more tomato and olive oil polenta, mascarpone, grana  mozzarella, caciocavallo, padano, and parmigiano and pecorino cheeses, olive cheeses, risotto, lasagna and oil, and dried pasta fresh egg pasta
  5. 5. Traditional menu structure antipasto - hot or cold appetizers primo ("first course"), usually consists of a hot dish like pasta, risotto, gnocchi, polenta or soup secondo ("second course") usually fish or meat contorno ("side dish") may consist of a salad or vegetables. A traditional menu features salad after the main course. dolce ("dessert") caffè ("coffee") (espresso) digestivo which is liquors/liqueurs (grappa, amaro, limoncello) sometimes referred to as ammazzacaffè ("Coffee killer")
  6. 6. Pasta (history, types, accompaniments) The legend of Marco Polos importation of pasta from China Pasta comes in many different shapes and sizes Pasta is served with simple tomato sauce and amatriciana and carbonara, pesto and ragù alla bolognese, often paired with fresh vegetables or seafood
  7. 7. Risotto Risotto is a traditional Italian dish made with a suitable variety of rice (arborio, carnaroli) It is one of the most common ways of cooking rice in Italy “Risotto alla Milanese” is made with chicken or beef stock and saffron “Risotto al Barolo” is made with red wine, both with vegetables and meat
  8. 8. Lasagna Lasagna is both a form of pasta in sheets and also a dish, sometimes named Lasagne al forno (meaning "oven-cooked Lasagne") made with alternate layers of pasta, cheese, and sometimes ragù The word "lasagna" is derived from the Greek word "lasanon" meaning chamber pot “Lasagne alla Bolognese” is the classic sort of lasagne with using of parmigiano regiano
  9. 9. Pizza Pizza is the name of an oven-baked, usually round bread covered with tomato sauce and cheese with other toppings left optional Pizza is normally eaten hot (typically at lunch or dinner), but leftovers are often eaten cold for breakfast or as a snack Various toppings Crust for pizza
  10. 10. Types of Italian coffee Espresso is a strong coffee prepared by forcing boiling water through finely ground coffee beans Caffè macchiato is a topped with a bit of steamed milk or foam Cappuccino is mixed or topped with steamed, mostly frothy, milk
  11. 11. Italian wines Italian cuisine cannot be separated from Italian wine. Most Italian wines of great renown are produced in three main Italian regions : Piedmont (Barolo) Veneto (Amarone, Pinot Grigio, etc.) Tuscany (Chianti, Brunello) Puglie (Primitivo)
  12. 12. That’s all...Thank you for your attention!

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