Great Foods of Italy: Panzanella

Jun 21, 2022 198

The higher temperatures of the summer season may be putting even the most experienced chefs to the test. But as we all know, preparing and eating good food is a sacred ritual for Italians, who, even on the hottest days, require a tasty dish on their tables. 

Among Italy’s favorite summer foods, besides colorful salads with in-season vegetables, tomato-based recipes, cold pasta salads, prosciutto and melon, bruschetta and gelato, is panzanella.  Belonging to the tradition of ‘cucina povera’ (peasant’s cooking), panzanella is a simple dish typical of central Italy, including Tuscany, Le Marche, Umbria, Lazio and Abruzzo.

Read more


You may be interested