The 12 Most Mouthwatering Things To Eat In Italy


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Italian food is perhaps the most popular and widely known cuisine around the world. But does anything compare to eating the real thing in the country from which it originates?

Heck no.

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Due to traditional cooking methods and amazingly fresh ingredients, you can bet your bottom dollar that everything you put in your mouth in Italy will be divine. So much so that many of us would be perfectly content doing nothing but eating during a Roman holiday without seeing any of the sights. Other than the obvious pasta and gelato that are staples of Italian cuisine, here are some must try foods in Italy that don’t get any better outside the motherland.


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Jerry Alonzo Leon


Jerry's favorite country to travel to is Spain. When he's on the road, he keeps it real simple with a pen and a pad. His travel style is spontaneous, easygoing, and always in search of a great adventure.

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