As a traveler to Italy you get the honor of trying to fill your mouth with as many culinary delights as possible. Each region has it’s own products, ingredients, specialties, and styles of cooking that go well beyond what we casually think of as Italian food. It is important to think about this as you plan your trip so you can get out to the country to harvest grapes, or learn how to make tortellini. Just sitting down to a home-cooked family meal will give you an enormous understanding of the people, culture and lifestyles of Italy.
Food in Italy is so much more than pizza, pasta and Parmesan cheese. Scroll down to get a mouthwatering preview of some truly Italian dishes that you may not have heard of before.