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Italian FoodS AND DRINKS. About Focaccia. Focaccia, pronounced as foe – cat – cha is a flat oven-baked Italian bread, which is often topped with olive oil, herbs, garlic, and cheese. Focaccia can be eaten as a snack, or served as an accompaniment to soups or salads.

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About Focaccia

Focaccia, pronounced as foe – cat – cha is a flat oven-baked Italian bread, which is often topped with olive oil, herbs, garlic, and cheese.

Focaccia can be eaten as a snack, or served as an accompaniment to soups or salads.

This Italian bread begins by being shaped into a large, flat round that is liberally brushed or drizzled with olive oil and sprinkled with salt. Slits cut into the dough's surface may be stuffed with fresh rosemary before the bread is baked.


About Torrone

Usually shaped into either a rectangular tablet or a round cake. Nowadays it is mostly consumed as a traditional dessert for Christmas in Spain. There are also some varieties in Italy and Latin America.

Torrone, as it is called in Italy, is a nougat confection, typically made of honey, sugar, and

egg white, with toasted almonds or other nuts. In Spanish you call itturrón. In Catalan you call ittorró.


PROSECCO

Prosecco is an Italian wine . This is a dry sparkling wine made from a variety of white grape of the same name. The wine is becoming popular as it is a cheap substitute for champagne. The grape is grown mainly in the Veneto region of Italy, traditionally in an area near Conegliano and Valdobbiadene, in the hills north of Treviso.


STREGA

Made of over 70 different barks and herbs, it was first produced in Benevento, central Italy and is steeped in history where it is told that the drink was first made by beautiful female sprites and used their new potion to cast spells on lovesick humans, there by giving its name, Strega, meaning witch.


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