Famous Italian food that are not actually Italian

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When asked about Italy, people normally think about mafia, football, a moustache guy gesticulating or singing opera with a mandolin. Do the Italians really have a mandolin in their houses? The answer is ‘No’ and probably the new generations don’t even know what a mandolin is. Anyway the most common beliefs are about food. It […]

The real Pasta Alfredo – Italian food curiosities


You will be disappointed when you enter a typical Italian restaurant and you don’t find the world-famous pasta Alfredo.Nowadays you can find pasta Alfredo in some menus only because of the increasing tourists demand but it doesn’t belong to the Italian culinary tradition, at all. Why is pasta Alfredo so famous then? At the beginning […]