Italian cuisine is simple, with many dishes having 2 of 4 of the main ingredients.
Italian cooks rely on the quality of the ingredients rather than on elaborate preparation.
Pasta, vegtables, olive oil, and fish are a major part of the Italian cusine.
Pasta is generally a simple dish, but it come in many varieties. Pasta sauces vary in taste, colour and texture.
Simple sauces like pesto are ideal for long and thin strands of pasta while tomato sauce combines well with thicker pastas.
The extra sauce left in the plate after all the pasta is eaten is often mopped up with a piece of bread and eaten.
Lasagna is a wide, flat pasta. It is a dish made with with several layers of lasagne sheets alternated
with sauces and other ingredients such as meats and cheeses.
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