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Challenge for the Ultimate Italian Food Lover

Only true Italian foodies can really tell the difference between Bucatini and Spaghetti. Take this quiz to find out if you are one of those people.
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The word Pesto comes from the Italian word “pestare” which literally mean to grind or to pound. Traditional Pesto is made by grinding garlic, European pine nuts, basil, parmesan cheese and olive oil together.
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Tiramisu has a  coffee flavor along with savoiardi biscuit, coco powder and mascarpone cream cheese. The word Tiramisu means “pick me up”  given the two caffeinated ingredients; espresso and cacao.
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A classic Gnocchi is made with flour, eggs and cooked mashed potatoes. The starch from the potatoes helps to hold the form or shape of the pasta.
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Pizza was invented in the Southern Italian city of Naples or Napoli in the 1800s.
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Piadina is an Italian flatbread like a roti or a tortilla that can be filled with vegetables, meats, jams or nutella.
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Originally mozzarella cheese was only made with the milk of Water Buffalo that were raised and herded in Southern Italy.
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Cannoli is a staple from Sicily; it is fried pastry dough shaped like a hollow tube and has a rich creamy ricotta filling.
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Aglio e olio is a simple pasta dish from Naples. It literally translates to Garlic and Oil. Aglio=Garlic, e= and, Olio=Oil.
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Italians are very particular about the quality of their olive oil, and especially love to use extra virgin olive oil.
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It is believed that the Margherita Pizza was made to honor Queen Margherita of Savoy, it represents the colors of the Italian flag, red from the tomato, white from the mozzarella and green from the basil.
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The pasta that we commonly know as the Bow-tie pasta is called Farfalle which literally translates to Butterflies.
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Ricciarelli is a traditional Italian biscuit from the city of Siena, made with egg whites, sugar and almonds; they are a denser and chewier version of the French Macaron.
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