An Essay About Italian Food

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1. Italian Cuisines | Made for Living Italian cuisines are one of the interesting food themes around the world which are prepared with powerful and delicious flavors. The cuisines are also seen and enjoyed as arts by many professional chefs around the world and also people from different walks of life. Wherever it’s eaten, it’s always about fresh, seasonal produce, which is the key reasons that it is hard to talk about “Italian food” as a single entity. In fact, Italian food varies widely by region – and even village to village. Everyone is familiar with the famous meals of Italy mainly revolving around wine, cheese and pasta. Speaking about pasta, some are common throughout Italy, and some of which are limited to a specific region or town.…show more content…
Family gatherings and reunion are often organized and celebrated with wonderful and scrumptious meals. According to CNN, every region in Italy has its own magic touch on “Italian food”. For instance, spaghetti and pizza comes from the central region of Italy. When it comes to North of Italy, the common ingredients used are fish, potatoes, rice, sausages, pork and different types of cheeses. It is famous to use tomatoes in pasta dishes and other varieties such as stuffed pasta, polenta and risotto are also enjoyed as well. As in for the South region, dishes are prepared mainly using tomatoes, either served fresh or cooked into sauce, and also includes capers, peppers, olives and olive oil, garlic, artichokes, eggplant and ricotta cheese. Nevertheless, food is one of the keystone of Italian culture and even if times are changing and life becoming more hectic these days, Italians still find a great pleasure in sitting at their dining table, at home or at the restaurant, and enjoy a good meal together; this is because as mentioned earlier, to the people of Italy, Italian cuisines are not only for nourishment but are part of their culture and life, often enclosed with many family histories which treasures great recipes and eventually passed down to generations
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