Italian cuisine is one of the most popular cuisines in the world. Contrary what one might expect, italian flavors can be found not only in pizza, pasta and tiramisu. Being in Italy, it’s worth trying other dishes, which provide you new, undiscovered taste sensations. YACHTIC presents culinary suggestions that deserve special attention during yacht charter in Italy.

Before we sit at the table, we should learn one simple rule. This rule says that the more we approach the south of Italy, the more we will notice the richness of seafood based dishes prepared with the olive oil. Moving north, we will discover meat dishes with rice, traditional pizza, casseroles or regional cheeses.

Arrosticini

Arrosticini is an extremely popular delicacy in Abruzzo’s Pescara. What is hidden under this mysterious name? Small mutton skewers. The meat is grilled and served with a little sea salt and fresh bread.

Ribollita

Ribollita is a dish from sunny Tuscany. It is a thick and aromatic soup with beans. As the name suggests, Ribollita tastes best when is reheated on the second or third day.

Polenta

Italian folk dish based on porridge or corn flour. It is usually served with cheese, vegetables and sauce.

Focaccia

Flat bread with different additions depending on the region. It is often served with traditional products, for example salt, olive oil, tomatoes or herbs.

Vitello tonnato

Vitello tonnato is an unusual combination of meat and fish. It is a thinly chopped veal with the addition of tuna sauce. It is worth trying because of the surprising combination of products.

Amaretti

Cookies that make a perfect addition to your Italian espresso. Moist inside, crunchy on the outside will delight many sweet lovers.

Ossobuco alla Milanese

The dish is particularly characteristic for Milan restaurants. They are veal drumsticks cooked in white wine and broth, served with the addition of vegetables.

Caponata

Caponata is a meal deriving from the Sicilian areas. It is a warm vegetable salad based on eggplant poured with a sweet and sour sauce. Each restaurant has its own version of this dish, enriched with its own additions.

Burrata

Do you like popular Italian mozzarella? If so, the burrata will also conquer your palate! This cheese is a specialty of southern Italy and is prepared on the basis of mozzarella and fresh cream.

Cacio e pepe

Pasta served with sheep’s cheese Peccorino Romano and a hint of pepper. Extremely simple, but very tasty dish popular in Lazio.

Olive all’ascolana

Olives stuffed with beef or pork and fried in batter. It sounds interesting? You should try this delicacy while in Marche and see how great it tastes.

Agnolotti

Dumplings similar to all known ravioli, derived from Piedmont. They are usually filled with meat and vegetable stuffing and serves with melted butter, sage and grated Parmesan cheese.

After getting acquainted with such a large number of tasty dishes, we can do nothing but sit at the table and enjoy their taste! Buon appetito!