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Cuisine of Isole Pontine for gourmets. Places for dinner - best restaurants

The cuisine of the Pontine Islands is typically Italian. However, if you want, you can search the menu to find the dishes of other countries. Thanks to the large influx of tourists, everyone will find something to eat. If you decide to try Italian business lunch, which is sometimes called the "menu turistico", then be ready to get a first course or a salad, a second course, a dessert, and a drink for a not very high price.
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Note that here, as in the rest of Italy, the "first course" and "soup" are not synonymous at all. For the first course you will be served pasta or risotto, and afterwards – meat or fish with vegetables. Here, oddly enough, they eat soup for dinner. The most popular liquid dish here is minestrone, which is rather complicated in the preparation. It is made of seven kinds of seasonings, meat, and vegetables. The light vegetable soup is also popular, but you have to be careful with it, as it is difficult to predict whether it was made from the fresh ingredients or from a frozen mix.
Of course, one of the central dishes of the Pontine Islands cuisine is pasta. Here, as well as throughout Italy, you can find many varieties of this dish. Macaroni can be short and long, stuffed and not, round, flat, and even painted in different colors. Do not forget that in the Italian cuisine the choice of the right sauce for the course is very important, and pasta is not an exception. Therefore, pay attention not only to the choice of the type of pasta and meat or fish to them, but also the preferred sauce – garlic Pesto with pine nuts, fish Ciambotto, and Fonduta cheese sauce with truffles differ greatly from each other. Copyright
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Pizza, another traditional local dish, is sold here at almost every step. Interestingly, many islanders eat pizza right on the go, as a fast food. They often put here two pieces of fresh pizza together, with stuffing folded to each other so that it will be more convenient to eat it, holding such a "sandwich" with your hands. There are a lot of pizza varieties on the Pontine Islands. "Margarita", "Pepperoni", "Mason", vegetarian "Karena" – a variety of fillings is limited only by the imagination of the cook. Here you should pay attention to pizza with seafood, as in Ponza and Ventotene they amazingly cook fish, mussels, and cuttlefish.
In salads they often use this or that combination of fresh or stewed vegetables and cheese. Sometimes they add grissini, breadsticks. Almost all salads are filled with olive oil. Another popular kind of dressing is vinegar. If you want, you can try a cipolle ripiene – onions, stuffed with eggs, cheese, greens with the addition of meat broth and spices. The main type of meat used by the cooks of the Pontine Islands is lean beef and pork. Be sure to pay attention to local cheeses, especially Parmesan, mozzarella and gorgonzola. Seafood in a majority of variations are prepared in coastal restaurants but not only there. Fish, octopus, mussels, and cuttlefish here are boiled, fried, and added to salads, pizza and pasta.
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The desserts here are mostly fruit. Those, who like sweets, should try a local tiramisu, a rum cake and do not pass by the ice cream. Please note that portions of cold delicacy here are large, and can reach 400 grams. Coffee fans will definitely like it here – they like to make it on the islands and they know how to. Cappuccino, incidentally, is not customary to order after dinner, and the espresso is so strong that it is served along with a glass of water. Latte, macchiato, and many other varieties of this drink here will be cheaper if you drink them at the counter, but not at the table. From alcohol, in addition to the excellent wine, it is worth trying a strong Limoncello, infused with dill finocchietto, and grappa.
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Michelin-starred restaurants in Isole Pontine
♥   Restaurant 'Eea' Ponza. Type - Modern cuisine. 20.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Orestorante' PONZA. Type - Seafood. 20.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Acqua Pazza' PONZA. Type - Seafood. 20.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Gennarino a Mare' PONZA. Type - Seafood. 20.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Il Tramonto' PONZA. Type - Seafood. 21.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo

National cuisine of Italy

As an appetizer before the main meal, Italians often eat smoked meat, pickled vegetables, capers, seafood. Another popular dish, served as a snack - fried bread "antipasto" with tomatoes, spices and olive oil. The choice of the first dishes in the country is huge, except for the world famous, and in the local restaurants you can find a variety of steaks, seafood dishes, and chicken. An unusual taste is "carne cruda" - a dish made from minced hand-ground beef. Bollito misto is a stew made from different types of meat. Italy is home to the world's most popular desserts: tiramisu and panna-cotta. Tiramisu is cooked from the most delicate cream based on mascarpone, and panna cotta is an airy cream with berries or fruits. … Open
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