13 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Real Italian Food

Jan 17, 2016 608

By Summer Whitford

Italy's famous for incredible food, so learn some things you didn't know about fresh cheese, pasta, tomatoes, and more. Americans are smitten with Italian food. Without pizza, fettuccini Alfredo, garlic bread, spaghetti with meatballs, and a long list of other classic Italian-American favorites, a large percentage of kids and teenagers, and — let's be honest — adults would have little to eat.

Yet, ask an Italian expat about any of these dishes and you will get a blank stare of incomprehension. The truth is, none of these dishes are authentic Italian or eaten in Italy. Meatballs and other meat are served as a separate course, not with pasta.

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