The hottest food trend phenomena: global Italian cuisine

The hottest food trend phenomena: global Italian cuisine

Global Italian cuisine is cooking up a storm in the global food scene because it is high on fresh ingredients, easy cooking techniques and the lack of urgency for formal table settings. Contemporary Italian Chefs showcase the modern Italian food for the diners that is much more than pizza, pasta and risotto.

The Italian culinary lexicon is theoretically complex and yet practically with fresh produce, right pairing of flavors and easy plating. Italian cooking is no rocket science even in molecular gastronomy and is quite a fad. Italian food is all about simple and minimal staples with exotic tastes without relying on imported ingredients and incorporating all things homegrown.

Italian cuisines is more about “Si Mangia!” with heirloom cooking techniques with fresh herbs like basil, oregano, thyme, rosemary, parsley, et al, sauces and locally sourced quality produce with the freshest to cook up a feast.

Italian salads, ravioli and burrata are slowly catching up to the top of the list of the food trends. Italian food is all about home-style comfort food and cooking up a celebration. It is all about country style cooking techniques. Italian meals are based on science of aperetivo, antipasto, primo and secondo.

Italian cuisine is reigning on Twitter and Instagram with hash tags and hits being declared with trending topics like “top fine casual dining” and ” year of Italian food “.

Some of the most popular Italian fusion dishes are Wakame or Japanese seaweed risotto, New Zealand lamb chops and Belgian pork belly. Italian salad is about the season’s freshest salad. Edamame Italian style is a seasonal baby carrot and radish salad, loin with pistachios and almond crust, char grilled lamb chops, braised duck stuffed ravioli, creamy burrata and mixed cherry tomatoes, spaghetti chittara with anchovies sauce, pomegranate and lime marinated scallops, et alia and others are some of the most Instagrammed Global Italian food platters around the world.

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  1. Ana Vukosavljevic : April 9, 2018 at 5:11 pm

    I love Italian cuisine and it’s totally true that their dishes are super easy to make and ingredients are fresh! I didn’t know that risotto was their dish btw.

  2. Love Italian food. We have a small little Italian restaurant up the road from us that serves a 7 course meal. It’s a super yummy all day event with loads of laughter and very full bellies 😀

  3. I love Italian food, and this looks super delicious. Need to make the salad this week!

  4. Italian cuisine is one of my absolut favorites. Can’t imagine my weekend without pasta or pizza 😉

  5. How great that Italian food is becoming a global cuisine now. Your photography here is stunning, it really makes your food look more delicious!

  6. I think you are right, I know I probably think of pizza and pasta first when it comes to Italian, I’d love to try other dishes. The seaweed risotto.. yummy!!

  7. I love Italian food and been a regular at my local favorite Italian restaurant. I did get a chance to try a number of dishes during my last visit to Venice. I have been a fan of ravioli and burrata salads, the ingredients and toppings are just so amazing, I like the crushes almond and other dry fruits on the salads.

  8. Italian food is soooo delicious and hearty. I try and eat it once in a while but whenever I do I LOVE it.

  9. Italian food is my absolute favorite! Mainly because of the starches like pasta and pizza that you mentioned lol. I have to branch out and try more. While vacationing in Italy I was able to try fresh mozzarella with tomatoes. It was so amazing!!

  10. Agnes Vazhure : April 11, 2018 at 1:02 am

    I really love Italian food so much. and those foods looks really delicious and tempting. It makes me feel so hungry right now. Yummyy!!!

  11. I love Italian food (though it’s usually American Italian, not authentic)! I didn’t know it was the global trend. I’m not sure I’d be into Italian fusion though.

  12. Angela Ricardo Bethea : April 11, 2018 at 8:46 am

    My hubby and I love Italian foods. Those foods look really delicious. My sister in law has an Italian restaurant here in New Jersey and we really love to visit it every weekend.

  13. MMM I love risotto. Italian cuisine is awesome! It’s so filling though! I love it.

  14. We Eat Ialian ate home. My husband is Italian and my in-laws are Italian. I agree with what you say, my family in-law, migrated to Switzerland 50 years ago and they’ve always had a home garden were grow even TOMATOES and make our own tomato sauce preserve! We make around 120 bottles per year onlyfor our family needs, and we also grow all kind of herbs, zucchini, salad, potatos, etc.

  15. This is such a nice post. I really enjoy Italian food a lot.

  16. Being half Italian myself, I can definitely attest to the fact that Italian cuisine is incredible! They have some of my favourite dishes. 🙂

  17. Amazing food and the photos are great.

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