The Peak Eats of Italy

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Italy has a deserved reputation as one of the best countries to visit for fine cuisine. If you are going to be spending time in Italy soon, you might be wondering what dishes you should try while you’re there. Read on to take a look at the peak eats of Italy. This will give you a few options to consider when you’re trying to plan out your meals while on vacation. 


Castagnaccio is a delectable dessert that will be a hit with the gluten-free crowd. It is a sweet dessert that is made using chestnuts, pine nuts, flour, sugar, and raisins. You can experience this fine dessert at many of the best restaurants in Florence. It’s a true treat that you won’t want to miss out on. 

Cantucci and Vin Santo

Cantucci and Vin Santo is another excellent dessert choice for travelers. Cantucci are crunchy cookies that are made in an oblong shape. Dipping the cookies in a Vin Santo wine makes them that much more enjoyable. It might sound a bit unusual at first to certain travelers, but this is a dessert that you will not soon forget. 

Bistecca Alla Fiorentina

Bistecca Alla Fiorentina is a must-eat meal for fans of t-bone steaks. The steak is always cooked rare and it tastes amazing. Most often, you’ll find that this steak is served with roasted potatoes and grilled vegetables. It’s a hearty and flavorful meal that all meat-loving travelers will enjoy. 

Cinghiale Ragu

Cinghiale Ragu is a pasta dish that is made using a wild boar-based meat sauce. This is a very rich meat sauce that might also taste a bit gamey. It’s a favorite among those who are looking to try unique pasta dishes. If you are a pasta fan and are interested in trying something different, this dish is for you. 


Lampredotto is a very famous sandwich in Florence. It is made out of a cow’s fourth stomach that has been slow-cooked with ingredients such as tomatoes, celery, onions, and parsley. The sandwich is most often served on a panino. This is a classic dish that has been pleasing the masses since the days of the Renaissance. 

from Jasmine Sidhu-NovoGradac’s Travel Blog

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