15 Food Reasons Italians Are Better At Life (PHOTOS) Part 2


Part 2: 15 Food Reasons Italians Are Better At Life (PHOTOS)

#8 All Pizzas Are Personal

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Flickr: John S Y Lee

Which means you don’t have to share — ever.

#9  Eating Multiple Courses Is The Norm

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Flickr: ReneWendt

Why settle for one course when you can have three? While this tradition is fizzling out, Italians were known for their long elaborate lunches consisting of apertif, antipasto, first plate, second plate, salad, cheese, dessert, coffee and a digestif. It still happens on special occasions and should be experienced at least once in your lifetime.

#10 Their Wine Flows Like The Mississippi

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Since Italy is the NUMBER ONE producer of wine in the world, it’s only natural that they aren’t stingy with it.

#11 In Italy, It’s Customary For People To Want To Feed You

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It’s a way express courtesy, and you should always say yes. Not to be nice, but because if you refuse you’ll be missing out on the best meal of your life.

#12 GELATO!

Gelato

Flickr: Bruce Stokes

With a history dating back four centuries, it’s no wonder that Italian gelato is so masterfully created.

#13 They Understand The Greatness Of Artichokes

artichoke

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Not only do they fry them beautifully, but they’ve turned them into an liqueur known as Cynar that is enjoyed as a digestif aperitif.

#14 This Is Breakfast

breakfast simple

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Italians don’t eat a big meal for breakfast. They usually have a cappuccino with a sweet pastry. While that might not sound like a great thing to all of you out there who want your eggs with bacon and toast in the morning, it is, and we’ll tell you why: it means you have a lot more room for a multi-course lunch.

#15 Eating Is A National Pastime

Italy's national pastime is eating

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Not sports, not shopping, but eating. And it’s held with reverence and gusto.

Original Post: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/02/10/italian-food-better-life_n_4747260.html
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