10 Italian dishes you should eat at least once in your life

Dubai, United Arab Emirates (CNN) Probably the first thing that comes to mind when you think of going to Italy is Italian cuisine, followed later by everything that is beautiful in this country.

Italian cuisine has captured the hearts and minds of young and old around the world. What if, after your Italian meal, you treat yourself to a piece of tiramisu or some ice cream? You will definitely feel happy.

Here are the 10 most delicious dishes in Italy:

Neapolitan pizza

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Its traditional ingredients include fresh tomatoes, extra virgin olive oil, basil leaves and melted mozzarella cheese.

The original taste of pizza can only be enjoyed in its hometown of Naples.

noodles to the rago

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It is called “Spaghetti Bolognese” in the world. This dish is a perfect combination of delicate ragu sauce and fresh golden tagliatelle pasta. This dish bears the signature of the northern region of Emilia-Romagna, especially the city of Bologna.

Legend has it that tagliatelle were inspired by the curly blonde hair of Lucrezia Borgia, the fearsome 16th-century Italian noblewoman. The ingredients for the ragu sauce are: pork chops, fine or coarse minced meat, mixed with celery, carrots, onions, tomato sauce and red wine.

And sprinkle grated Parmesan cheese over the plate to make it look like it’s covered in snow.

Carbonara Rigatone

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This dish is content with few ingredients, but its secret lies in its quality and how well it adheres to the tube-shaped pasta. It uses pecorino cheese, ham and raw organic eggs, which are essential for this specialty of Rome. It is preferable to eat this dish for dinner because it is rich in protein.

It is likely that this dish became popular with the arrival of American forces in Italy during World War II, but the Romans, and Italians in general, adhere to the indigenous account that the dish was preferably cooked on charcoal stoves in the cold mountains of the Apennines.

Libyan

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The products available in supermarkets ready to freeze this classic dish are well prepared. Rich layers of ragu sauce, bechamel and Parmigiano cheese spread between sheets of fresh, artisanal ‘sfoglia’ flat pasta.

To prepare lasagna recipes with spinach or tomatoes, it is closely related to contemporary Bologna, but its origins date back to Roman times.

tortellini

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The handmade knot pasta is filled with crumbled ham, bologna salami, Parmesan cheese, eggs, and nutmeg.

Many cities in the Emilia-Romagna region claim to be the origin of this staple, but there is stiff competition between the three cities of Modena, Bologna, and the small town of Castelfranco Emilia among them.

بولنتا

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This boiled cornmeal dish is best served as a semi-liquid soup in a wooden bowl. It can also be refrigerated, frozen, cut into fingers, and served grilled or in a rectangle shape.

The dish is a great alternative to gluten-free bread. Its flavor is neutral, which allows it to accompany all kinds of foods such as mushrooms and veal cooked with tomato sauce and milk.

Karchovo Alla Joudia

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This dish includes fried artichokes. The best berries are chosen, which are 15 centimeters wide, twice the natural size, and grow on the top of the plant that absorbs most of the sunlight.

Once the thick leaves are carefully trimmed with a knife, the artichokes are immersed twice in oil to fry at different temperatures. It is served as an appetizer.

Risotto alla Milanese

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It is an Italian staple dish that has an exotic flavor. This creamy rice gets its golden color and smooth texture from saffron. This is why it is also called risotto alla zafferano, although the Milanese call it risotto by the more common name, risotto alla zafferano (yellow rice).

The local carnaroli or arborio rice is cooked with beef broth, butter, grana padana cheese and sometimes marrow. The secret to making Risotto alla Milanese is to give the rice time to absorb the flavors.

Linguini Aloo Skolio

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Scoglio means “rock of the sea” in Italian, which is the appropriate name for this dish of intertwined linguine threads with calamari, oysters, mussels, prawns, and prawns, garnished with hot peppers, parsley, and tomatoes, and drizzled with white wine.

This recipe dates back to ancient fishing traditions when families living on the coast ate pasta at night with the shellfish they caught during the day.

parmigiana

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If you can’t rest in the afternoon, this delicious dish is best served layered with fried eggplant, patino tomato sauce, eggs, fresh basil, cashew horse or latte cheese.

The best type of eggplant to use in the preparation of this dish is the oval, deep purple, perfect for frying. It can also be garnished with grated and smoked ricotta cheese.

Although this dish is not related to the northern city of Parma, it bears the signature of the island of Sicily and is famous in southern Italy.

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