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A delicious stuffed pasta in the shape of a ring.
Fun fact: tortelloni has the same shape, but is larger in size.
Margherita pizza does not have mushrooms.
But it does have tomatoes, mozzarella, basil, salt, and oil.
In Italy, Ragu is a meat-based sauce.
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The Bolognese (Ragù bolognese) officially goes with tagliatelle.
Although outside of Italy it's commonly paired with spaghetti, the original recipe calls for the famous egg noodles.
Pizza originated in Naples.
Thank you for this gift, people of Naples.
Trattorias are simple restaurants, with local fresh food.
They're generally owned by families. An Italian ristorante is in a higher category, and it tends to be more elegant and costly.
Ciabatta is a white bread, perfect for sandwiches.
You may not know it, but it was created in Verona in 1982.
Pasta traditionally goes in the Primo Piatto, just after the Antipasto (appetizer).
If there is no pasta, the primo piatto can be risotto, soup, or any other food that is not as heavy as a meat-based dish (which makes up the Secondo).
Tiramisu, a cold dessert that tastes like coffee.
There are thousands of variations, but cofee and cream layers are a must.
Brie is the only cheese on this list that is not Italian.
It is from France.
This post was translated from Spanish.