Italy Travel10 Italian Cooking and Dining Mistakes

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10 Italian Cooking and Dining Mistakes
Published on Sunday, September 8, 2013 by
capuccinoThe Academia Barilla in Parma is the first international center dedicated to the development and promotion of Italian gastronomic culture. So the folks there know a thing or two about Italian food and how it should be prepared and eaten. The center recently published  10 Italian cooking commandments according to Academia Barilla. Here they are:
1. You shall not sip a cappuccino during a meal.
2. Risotto and pasta are not side dishes.
3. You shall not add oil to water (when cooking pasta).
4. Ketchup on pasta; please don’t!
5. Spaghetti Bolognese, no way it is tagliatelle!
6. Chicken pasta – not in Italy.
7. “Caesar” salad is almost unknown in Italy.
8.  The red and white checkered tablecloth is only a stereotype.
9. Fettucine Alfredo is only popular overseas.
10. You shall respect tradition and what the Italian mama says!

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