Further informationWhile Italian food does often consist of the pizzas and pastas we know it for, people in Italy eat a wide variety of things, including these things as well as others!
ExplorationThe country of Italy is often said to be the same shape as a boot!Using a map of Italy, locate some of the places where your favorite Italian foods come from. Look for Naples (pizza), Bologna (tortellini), Milan (risotto), and Parma (Parmesan cheese).What are some of your other favorite Italian foods? See if you can find out the place where those come from and find them on the map, too!
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