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The food of Italy is world famous and we all have tried the varieties and popular favourites from this cuisine. The pizzas, pasta, risotto, Italian stews, starters like antipasti, Italian baked dishes, the fresh pesto sauce, not to forget the Italian wines, cheese, bread & desserts! there is so much to pick & choose to relish this delectable cuisine. Here is the opportunity for having Italian dishes and enjoying a treat from Italian kitchen.
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The basic ingredients which we usually come across in an Italian kitchen include extra virgin and varieties of olive oil which adds a unique flavour to the food, the fresh herbs are ideally grown in kitchen backyards and in-house varieties from basil, thyme, oregano, rosemary and the mixed blends are great to add into Italian foods. Garlic, onion, tomatoes, chilli flakes, and fresh choice of veggies from zucchini, broccoli, asparagus, baby carrots, potatoes, and eggplants are a few of the popular ones used.
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Non-vegetarian options include poultry, eggs, fish and seafood, red meats are preferred as well in stews and marinated grilled and served as main meals too with complimenting wines. Italian national favourite soup minestrone is a must-have, healthy and nutritious as it offers a good balance of nutrients and is great for the taste buds. Bread like focaccia, panini, sun-dried tomato-olive bread, ciabatta, and herbed rolls are amazing to use for sandwich making. Italian desserts like tiramisu, Pannacotta, and cassata are some well-known ones as well.
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Here are a few recipes from Italian cuisine to give a try!
Recipe-1] ROASTED PEPPER & TOMATO SOUP
Recipe-2] PESTO TOSSED POTATOES
Recipe-3] PASTA IN HERBED TOMATO SAUCE
Recipe- 4] BRUSCHETTA AL FRESCO
Recipe-5] CHICKEN MUSHROOM RISOTTO
Recipe- 6] BLUEBERRY PANNACOTTA
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About the author
Dr. Kaviraj Khialani – celebrity master chef - is a Mumbai-based author, writer, academician, food –health-lifestyle coach, mentor & consultant.
He is specialized in over 33 International Cuisines & has worked with brands like the Taj Group of Hotels, Kuwait Airways to name a few. Chef Kaviraj has been awarded several Global and National Awards for his outstanding performance and achievements in his chosen field. He has been featured on Star Plus and Colors Television on several food shows as well.