Italian cuisine is renowned and extremely popular worldwide. So get set for a culinary roller coaster ride with some exhilarating Italian recipes.
“Pizza + pasta = Italian cuisine,” is indeed a common misconception. They are simply two of the main items in the main course of a meal, similar to our rice and chapatis. There’s so much more to Italian cuisine – lasagne, Bolognese sauce, risotto ... the list is endless. All the dishes are cooked in the most heartfriendly oil olive oil!
Another popular ingredient in Italian cuisine is Balsamic vinegar. While Indians prefer to keep salt and pepper shakers handy during a meal, the Italians need to have olive oil and balsamic vinegar on every meal table.
From salads to desserts, almost 90% of the dishes will have some grated cheese used as a garnish, just before serving. There are many varieties of cheese used for this purpose like Parmesan and Mozzarella, to name a few.
Whatever be the main course, every meal must end on a sweet note. Tiramisu is an internationally popular dessert. Read on to find out how some of the dishes from the delightful Italian cuisine can easily be recreated in your own kitchen. And to top it all, t’s tasty and healthy too.
Tomato and Basil Bruschetta
Italian Bruschetta (pronounced “brusketta”) is the perfect way to combine the fresh flavours of ripe tomatoes, basil and garlic. Sure to be enjoyed by the whole family!