Authentic Italian Dishes in Pattaya

The History of Italian Food

Here at La Costa by L’Italiano we pride ourselves in serving some of the best Italian food in Pattaya. From great regional dishes to succulent seafood and the best steaks cooked Italian style.
Italian food is loved around the world and has been formed by many influences from history and from other countries. If you mention pasta or pizza to anybody from any country they will know what you are talking about.
Italian cuisine today is very regional, using locally sourced ingredients that are seasonal and readily available. The addition of fresh herbs and gentle spices add to the aromas and taste of this wonderful cuisine.

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The History of Gelatto / Italian Deserts

The History of Gelato and Italian Desserts

There is nothing like Italian desserts, a true Italian feast is not complete without a boozy Tiramisu or a creamy Panna cotta. Perhaps the fresh and clean tasting Gelato is the best of all as it cleans the palate and prepares the diner for an after dinner espresso.
Here at La Costa we pride ourselves at the choices of desserts we offer, in fact many of our patrons pop in during the day for a coffee and a dessert, as a sort of afternoon or morning pick-me-up before carrying on in their daily routines around Pattaya.
In this blog we look at some of the greatest of all Italian desserts and see how they came about and why they are so popular.

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Italian Regional Food

Italian Regional Food

Most non Italians consider all Italian food to be the same, pasta and pizza but nothing could be further from the truth. Good authentic Italian restaurants such as La Costa in Pattaya serve dishes that are truly Italian inspired with authentic ingredients.
Italy has a vast array of cuisines that are regionally based and created by different influences, either history or location. In this blog we look at the most famous regions and what food is their speciality. For instance the coastal areas of say Sicily are famous for delicious seafood, whereas the mountainous regions of the north have many French influences.

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Italian Dinner Courses

Italian Dinner Courses

If you have ever been to Italy or ventured into one of Pattaya’s best Italian restaurants such as La Costa you may be a trifle confused reading the menu. This is because Italians have a different format to how they dine.
Unlike many Europeans they do not have the standard three courses of starter, main dish, and dessert. An Italian meal can consist of six courses, the antipasto, the primo, the secundo, the contorno, the dolce and coffee. Not every meal contains all these courses, in fact in some rustic areas of Italy the food is served almost Thai style, arriving at the table as they are cooked.

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