Tips for romantic dinner in Italian style

Tips for romantic dinner in Italian style

Italian cuisine is characterized by its simplicity, with many dishes having only four to eight ingredients.

Traditionally, meals in Italy usually contain three or four courses (antipasto, primo and secondo coursi). There are many regional variations of cooking throughout Italy but overall Italian cuisine encompass fresh ingredients cooked on the spot and combination of vegetables, rice, pasta, tasty seefood, meats and olive oil. Cooking technics are simple and preparation time relatively short. Italian cuisine worldwide identifies by pasta and pizza but consists of much more tasty meat dishes and seafoods. Italian dolci, biscotti, the tiramisu and gelato are also famous desserts. Limoncello is an Italian lemon liqueur mainly produced in Southern Italy, especially in the region around the Gulf of Naples. Well known Italian red wine is Chianti which is produced in the central region of Tuscany.

Osso Bucco is a Milanese speciality of cross-cut veal shanks braised with vegetables, white wine and broth. It is often garnished with gremolata and traditionally served with risotto alla milanese. There are two types of osso buco: a modern version that has tomatoes and the original version which does not. The older version, osso buco in bianco, is flavoured with cinnamon, bay leaf and gremolata. Osso buco is also eaten with polenta or mashed potatoes. Outside Milan, it is sometimes served with pasta. Ossobuco was first attested in the late 19th century. It may have been a farmhouse dish or perhaps was an invention of an osteria, a neighborhood restaurant of Milan.

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Italian feeling means sunshine, al-fresco dining settings, romance and tasty wines. You can combine the lemon and thyme with your table decoration getting a Holiday sensation, like having a dinner in Tuscany or make romantic mood with lace, peony and candles. Image via

Italy has a strong sense of national identity through distinctive culture - a sense of an appreciation of beauty and emotionality, which is strongly evidenced in the music. Among the best-known Italian pop musicians my favorite actor is Biagio Antonacci, you may find bes of here.

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