Italian food is the total best. The variety of the different dishes is amazing. Everything from meats-different varieties, vegetables -all kinds and cooked hundreds of ways, a great variety of cheeses and salamis, hams, sausages, and the great variety of fish dishes which are the total best fish dishes in any Mederranean country, Everything in the Kitchens is done with pride and enjoyment and everything is excellent and the list of recipes is very very long. Their pasta dishes are endless superb, nothing else like it, and their pizza's which they invented is like no others. Also their wines and spirits are the best. Their cakes and pastries are fantastic. Italian Food is excellent in most Restaurants but even better home-cooked.. Most housewives and even the men are great cooks.Italians love to cook and have a passion for good food and eating, so where ever you go to eat Italian food you are sure to eat good.
The food is very healthy, as it relies on fresh ingredients, olive oil, little red meat, lots of vegetables and plenty of fish. Even the pasteries use wholesome ingredients, lots of nuts- halzenuts, and almonds, fresh and dried fruits, fresh eggs, whole wheat, real cream and honey. Italians like to make their own sauces and can a lot of their own pickles, Roasted Peppers, Marinated Eggplant, Artichokes, Mushrooms, Olives. Olives are loved by the Italians and many households preserve their own Olives. Marmelates and james are delicious, from fig, apricot to chestnut jam they are the best. Their fruit perserved in spirits- rum or brandy are so good. And their chocolates and varitey of candy lots of nougets are the total best. When it comes to food Italians have a recipe for almost everything.