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Cuisine of Salina Island for gourmets. Places for dinner - best restaurants

The most affordable way to know about Italian cuisine is a turistiko menu, a local variant of business lunch. It includes the first course or a salad, the second course, a dessert and a drink. What’s interesting, Italian «first course» and «soup» are not the same things. The first course is usually pasta or risotto and the second course includes meat and vegetables. If you love soups, you should know that you won’t find them on Salina. Local residents eat liquid dishes, but usually for supper. Minestrone is the most popular local soup here. Traditionally, it includes seven seasonings, seven types of meat and seven types of vegetables. Vegetable soup is also popular in Italy. The most delicious one is made of fresh ingredients.
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One of the main local dishes is pasta. Italians were first to boil flour mix in salty water, that’s how they invented pasta. Since then, they have been experimenting with the national dish. There is a great choice of pasta: long and thin capellini and spaghetti, long and flat fettuccine, and other types of different shape and colour. Ravioli is a dish of layered dough, filled with meat, shrimps or jam. Tortellini with meat or lasagna are all local pasta food. Coarse-ground flour is usually used in Italian cuisine, so don’t be afraid to gain extra weight, enjoying local cuisine.
You can buy pizza in every cafe or restaurant on Salina. There are so many variants of toppings, that you can taste new pizza every day for a month. Vegetarians will like caprese, it is a pizza filled with tomatoes, mozzarella and oregano. What’s interesting, pizza is often considered as fast-food here. You can meet people, who are eating pizza on the streets. If you want to enjoy the taste of the pizza, you should eat the dish hot. Copyright
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Don’t miss the chance to taste pancetta. It is Italian bacon made of pork belly meat, that is salt cured and spiced with black pepper, and sometimes other spices. Carpaccio is a dish, every tourist should taste. It is consists of sliced raw beef with parmesan cheese, rocket salad and cherry tomatoes. Moreover, pay attention to risotto, an Italian rice dish, cooked with the addition of broth until it reaches a rather creamy consistency. The broth can be derived from meat, fish, mushrooms or vegetables. A perfect dish for breakfast is frittata omelette or bruschetta. One more delicious dish is Caponata. It is an Italian dish, consisting of stewed eggplant.
On the whole, there is a great variety of meat and fish dishes on the island, surrounded by the sea. Fish is stewed, boiled and fried there. It is served as a pasta sauce and can be added to pizza, ravioli and even tortellini. Mussels, octopus, squid and cuttlefish are also a common food in Italy. They are often added to risotto.
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Tiramisu is a delicious Italian dessert. Italians love ice cream and always eat it for breakfast. The most popular drinks are coffee, juice, beer, liquor Amaretto, grappa and Limoncello. The last one can content alcohol between 22% to 40%.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Salina Island and surroundings

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Map of all Michelin restaurants
Michelin-starred restaurants in Salina Island
♥   Restaurant 'Signum' Malfa. Type - Creative. 1.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Nni Lausta' Santa Marina di Salina. Type - Seafood. 2.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Trattoria del Vicolo' Lipari-Eolie. Type - Sicilian. 14.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'L’Anfora' Lipari. Type - Sicilian. 14.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'E Pulera' Lipari-Eolie. Type - Sicilian. 14.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Filippino' Lipari. Type - Seafood. 14.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Nenzyna' Lipari. Type - Seafood. 14.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Cappero' Lipari. Type - Mediterranean cuisine. 17.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Hycesia' Panarea. Type - Seafood. 21.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'La Canna' FILICUDI. Type - Seafood. 23.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Unique sights around Salina Island

Filicudi Island

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Apart from nature beauties the island has a great archaeological meaning. During the researching, there were found traces from Greek, Roman and Byzantine settlements. Travelers don’t visit this island because it almost doesn’t have beaches suited for swimming. The rocky shore of the island isn’t a right place for vacationists. However, there are some nice shingle beaches. … Read further
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Cuisine and restaurants in the neighbours of Salina Island

Travel notes on best cuisine and restaurants of Salina Island (Italy) on Famous recipes and traditional dishes and courses in Salina Island restaurants. Where to eat - our recommendations on popular places in Salina Island, where you can taste delicious meal and also spend a good time with your friends. - online travel reservation expert providing reliable car rental and hotel booking services. We feature more than 25.000 destinations with 12.000 rental offices and 200.000 hotels worldwide.
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