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These are the most popular Italian dishes

The Italian cuisine is world famous for the delicious dishes that it produces. Not surprising, after all, Italy has a hugely varied kitchen with beautiful flavours and textures. The tastiest dishes in the world are almost always made in Italy. Are you curious about the most popular dishes from Italy? In the article below we list a few for you.

  1. Pizza

Pizza might just be the most famous dish in the world. This dish is made out of a round slice of dough, which is covered with tomato sauce, cheese and many other toppings. There are pizzas with meat, fish or just vegetables. There really is a pizza for everyone. Pizza is easily made all over the world with ready-made Italian pizza dough balls. You roll out the dough and put the toppings on the pizza. Easy as that!

  1. Lasagne

Lasagne is a type of pasta and, of course, pasta is enormously famous all over the world. You can buy pasta almost anywhere and you can mix it with almost anything. Lasagne is a layered pasta. Traditionally lasagne exists out of a layer of minced meat with tomato sauce, a layer of bechamel sauce, a layer of pasta and so forth. The dish is topped off with a last layer of pasta, followed by a layer of bechamel sauce and some cheese. Then it is baked in the oven.

  1. Tiramisu

Tiramisu is a very famous desert. It is delicious and not hard to make. It is, just like lasagne, a layered dish. It exists out of a layer of biscuits, which are drenched in amaretto and coffee. On top of the biscuits is a thick layer of mascarpone mixed with eggs and sugar. Depending on the cook, those two layers are repeated a couple more times, but sometimes the tiramisu just has one layer. The tiramisu is traditionally topped off with a thin layer of cocoa sprinkled on top.

  1. Ossobuco

Ossobuco is a traditional Italian dish made with veal. The veal is cooked perfectly, which makes it really tender. The veal is braised with onions, carrots and celery. Traditionally, the dish does not contain tomatoes, although you will encounter many versions with tomatoes, even in Italy, because it goes very well with the dish.

  1. Gelato

Gelato is the Italian word for ice cream. You might not think the Italian ice cream is much different from the ice cream you eat in your country, but then you are wrong. Italian ice cream really is something different. It is made with high kwality products and made in a traditional way, which you can taste.