Abdullah Meheiri Building, Next To Mall Of Emirates , Barsha , Dubai, UAE

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Near Karting Track, Behind Kojack Motors , Motor City , Dubai, UAE

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Aswaq Mall, Near City Walk, Al Wasl Road , Safa , Dubai, UAE

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Marina Hotel Apartments , Dubai Marina , Dubai, UAE

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Andalusia Court, , Jebel Ali , Dubai, UAE

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Food Court, Arabian Centre , Mirdif , Dubai, UAE

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Italian Restaurants

The roots of the Italian cuisine burrows back to the 4th century BCE and as a near direct effect have great shows a great amount of influences from the byzantine, Jewish, Greek and Etruscan cultures and methods. However, what is now the signature Italian cuisine was quite different and modified before the introduction of the bell peppers, maize, tomatoes and potatoes. These are now considered, and established to be the central and basic theme of any Italian dish. Before the 18th century none of these signature Italian ingredients were introduced to the cuisine, and would have any one of the modern foodie used to the Italian dishes in tenterhooks trying to make peace with what was considered to be Italian back then. However, the introduction of the base Italian ingredients gave it all the diversity, regional at that, and the abundant variety in taste to the Italian cuisine, and by extension a hoard of dishes which is considered to be the tastiest ones available in the world. Despite the wide range of dishes and ingredients that the Italian cuisine is host to, one of the most striking characteristics of the cuisine is its simplicity. Upon close observation one might be able to ascertain the facts that back this statement up, for there are barely eight ingredients in most Italian recipes and the quality of the dishes are completely based on the quality of the ingredients rather than on the quantity. Most of the Italian dishes that have passed on to the menu cards of the various Italian restaurants that offer Italian cuisines are the recipes and the ingredients that were carefully preserved by the grandmothers and the ancestors in Italy, rather than in the minds of chefs. The ingredients and the recipes that one finds in an Italian cuisine, when closely observed reveals the fact that it has a large number of variations and the variations are based on the region to which the recipe and the ingredient in indigenous. In talking of indigenous ingredients to the Italian cuisine one is reminded of wine and cheese the two of which are a major part of the cuisine, and are used in a large range of dishes with subtle changes in them. Similar to the cheese and wine in significance is the espresso coffee in any given Italian cuisine and the coffee holds nearly as much importance and significance as the dishes like the chicken marsala and thesteak Florentine do. The traditional Italian meal consists of three to four courses which have now come to be watered down to the first and the second course, with side dish and the coffee. Some of the unique choices of meals in the Italian cuisines include the single course meal where all the proteins and carbohydrates offered by the traditional four course meals are crammed and done in a delicious manner at that. The traditional manner of meals when it comes to the Italian cuisine includes about nine stages, when looked into carefully. The first is the aperitivo which is the aperitif and is an appetizer. The appetizers choices that one might find in a traditional Italian cuisine include the spritz, the vermouth, cinzano, prosecco, aperol or Campari. Following the aperitif is the Antipasto which is yet another form of appetizer but is offered in two choices, either cold or hot. Some of the most famous choices of anitpasti that one finds in any good choice of Italian cuisine includes the Braciole, Bruschetta, Bresaola, capicollo, insalatarussa, the fried small mozzarellas, the pressed beef cartilages that are seasoned with onion, the pizzette e salatinin, the salami, strologhino, tortano, vezioneverro, cutalleo and the crostini con condimentimisti. Following the antipasto is the primo which as the name suggests is the first course. The usual range of primo dishes include the Ciceri e Tria, Bucatiniall’‘Bucatiniall’‘Amatriciana, Bucatinicoifunghi, BucatiniallaSorrentina, Penne all’‘arrabbiata, Lasagna, pasta al pesto and the Ravioli. Other than the various types of pasta, risotto, gnocchi or soup is also considered to be some of the prime choices for the primo part of the Italian meal. Following the Primo is the secondo which despite the way it sounds, in fact is the prime part or rather the main dish of the meal. The usual choice of the secondo from the Italian cuisine includes dishes of fish or meat. Pork, chicken and veal are the most common secondo’‘s that one finds in a traditional choice of Italian cuisine and one such elaborate meal includes the Spalla di San secondo which is gourmet salami. The dish originated in Parma an Italian town. The Spalla di san secondo consists of pork shoulder that is stuffed incow bladders which are then slowly boiled or steamed over a fire. The secondo’‘s are the most elaborate part of the meal and might be considered to be the best part of the traditional Italian meal. Any give restaurant that offers an Italian cuisine lays great emphasis on the secondo dishes which are of course the most exquisite and luscious parts of the meals despite their simplicity of structure and the number ingredients used in them. Great care is taken to ensure that in the preparation of the Secondo, the signature Italian touch is maintained and when one is introduced to a proper authentic Italian preparation of their favorite dish from the Italian cuisine, it will without doubt leave you reminiscing of your days in your grandma’‘s care where you could have all the treats and dishes you wanted. Following the secondo, the most elaborate part of the Italian cuisine, which at times includes even fish, is the contorno which is the side dish and is in most cases a salad or a mixture of cooked vegetables, whichever it is that is preferable. Most traditional Italian cuisine menus offers salad as a side with the main dish, and if not it is usually built into the entire meal and cramped into one place or the other, for it is one of the many small features of the Italian meal, which in its own small way makes it perfect. Following the salad or the vegetables that one enjoys in the Contorno is the Formaggio e frutta which stands for the first dessert of cheese and fruits and is a rich way to slide down to the end of the meal. As mentioned earlier cheese is one of the most important items in the traditional Italian cuisine. Following the first dessert is the Dolce which is an array of cookies and sweets that one usually finds in the Italian cuisine of any restaurant offering a proper Italian menu. Following the sweet of either a cake or a cookie, or sweets of one’‘s choice is the caffe, that is the coffee which is yet another important part of the Italian cuisine. Following the coffee is the Digestive, which is one of the features of the Italian cuisine that is in striking similarity to that of the Indian cuisine where the general digestives are usually the betel leaves chewed after the dinner. The idea behind the digestivos in the Italian cuisine is pretty much the same, with the slight difference of the digestives being liquors of sort, or liqueurs such as the grappa, nuncio, Limon cello or the coffee killer.