A photo quiz : Twelve of the best, Italian food and drink.

Another in our light-hearted series of photo quizzes. A clue is given with each photo. Some are easy some more difficult. Let’s see how well you know Italy and its wonderful gastronomy!

Answers at the bottom of the page.


“Pick me up” with loads of delicious marscapone cheese

Traditionally sold in squat bottle enclosed in a straw base called a ‘fiasco’

The smell of it cooking used to attract clients looking for more than a meal

Bread, similar in style to pizza dough often topped with with onion, cheese or meat


Roman specialty, veal lined or topped with prosciutto and fresh sage


 Toasted bread rubbed with garlic, topped with tomatoes, olive oil, salt, pepper etc.


 ‘Cooked cream’ dessert

The ‘witch’ with approximately 70 herbal ingredients

Light potato ‘dumplings’ made with potato, egg yolks and flour

The very best ‘prosciutto crudo’, personally nothing like as good as wonderful Spanish ‘jabugo’….

A hard, salty cow’s milk cheese, personally much better than insipid Spanish copies……

cannoli 3

A ‘little tube’ from Sicily, fried with a sweet, creamy filling usually made with ricotta.


Italy. What can you say? You’ll come across some of the very best food and drink in the world every day. Have a look at: https://www.italytraveltours.biz/ for the very best choice of tours and vacations.

Tiramisu/Chianti/Spaghetti Puttanesca/Focaccia/Saltimbocca/Bruschetta/Panna Cotta/Strega/Gnocchi/Parma Ham/ Parmigiano Reggiano/Cannoli