How to eat like an Italian

How to eat like an Italian

There are 11 comments on the Iol.co.za story from Sep 11, 2013, titled How to eat like an Italian. In it, Iol.co.za reports that:

We've all committed them, but now, at last, we have no excuses. A respected food institute has listed those culinary no-nos that make Italians wince inwardly but which they are too polite to tell you about.

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one

Cuneo, Italy

#1 Sep 11, 2013
first forget those meatball pasta or even cappuccino after lunch, please don't make us puke
one

Cuneo, Italy

#2 Sep 11, 2013
quality instead of quantity: good ingredients, avoid plastic cheese and never put ketchup on pizza. don't overload it.

risoto and pasta are not contorno

never put oil in the boiling water

caesar pasta and freddy's fettuccinE don't exist in Italy

that "typical" red and white table cloth is NOT typical in Italy, but abroad.

one

Cuneo, Italy

#3 Sep 11, 2013
risotto and chicken, no. risotto isn't a contorno.
cold black coffee

Blacklick, OH

#4 Sep 21, 2013
Dateline London?

A Briton telling the World how to eat like an Italian? And bringing tablecloths up as if that mattered? pffft...

I've had "real" Italian and was severely disappointed.

I'll take "American Italian", thank you, and lots of it!
Nicole

Boca Raton, FL

#5 Sep 23, 2013
I feel like this infographic says it all: http://theeliteheritage.com/the-truth-about-p...

Italy is the largest consumer of pasta in the world
one

Castelnuovo Don Bosco, Italy

#6 Sep 24, 2013
Spiacente per lo spammer che non capisce un czzzo di come si mangi in Italia. Forse è la crisi, sei povero e non puoi studiare né viaggiare per capire ed imparare... ti capisco...
have a fatty motor-oil sunk pitsä with ketchup topped with plastic and junk
you can still cheat some non-italian
one

Castelnuovo Don Bosco, Italy

#7 Sep 24, 2013
a tourist who visits Italy may taste 1% of its REGIONAL specialities, and Italy's made of 20 regions.
I said taste, but to know and understand is still beyond.
Sorry for bad experiences, tourystles, or maybe not, I'm not promoting italy, there's crisis,
just git off me waeeee
one

Castelnuovo Don Bosco, Italy

#8 Sep 25, 2013
ok cold black coffee, tell us about yr "real" italian...
cold black coffee

Blacklick, OH

#9 Oct 23, 2013
one wrote:
ok cold black coffee, tell us about yr "real" italian...
Ita wazza froma fazolis anda madea bya reala Italiano froma Nicaragua regiona of Italia. Lotsa cheesea, noodlini and meata saucea witha twoa meataballsa. Anda serveda witha bigga cuppa coffeea. Desserta wassa chocolatea cookiesa anda morea coffeea. Ia eata there everya daya anda usea couponsa soa Ia canna savea mya moneya anda buya morea. Capisha, piezonoa?
Deli

Vordingborg, Denmark

#11 Apr 17, 2016
Tjats funny

Since: Jul 16

London, UK

#12 Oct 3, 2016
It’s no secret that Italy has fantastic food. It’s not just the pasta, or Roman pizza, or wine that make the food scene so good; it’s the actual art of eating in Italy that takes food to another level. Check out on of my favourite blog http://blog.vorrei.co.uk/ to know more about Italian cuisine.

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