Italy: 5 Things I miss

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Italy- 5 things I miss

Living in another country for a significant period of time changes you and your habits. Italy has changed me and here are a few things I miss.

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Making coffee at home.

1) Good coffee. I can’t go and grab a coffee in the UK anymore. Italian coffee tastes so good! I even bought Lavazza coffee in the supermarket to make at home in my moka and guess what, it stills doesn’t taste as good!

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The best pasta I have ever had!

2) Italian food. It never tastes good outside of Italy. It’s not worth the disappointment.

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3) Gelato! I am sure you all know by now that I am huge gelato fan! I mean my Instagram was filled with pictures of my gelato when I was living in Italy. There was so much that it even inspired a blog post – ‘my time in Italy through gelato pictures’.
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4) Pizza. I know I mentioned food already, but pizza needs its own mention. As American’s say ‘it’s a whole other ball game’. Once you have tasted a pizza made in a proper pizza oven with the best ingredients Italy has to offer you will know exactly what I am talking about!
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5)Cheap eating. Eating out in Italy is cheap, with the exception of a few cities if you don’t know where to look. I mean an entire pizza to yourself can be between €4 to €6. Pasta in Palermo in a restaurant is €5 and Perugia between €6 to €8. In the UK it would be about £10 to £12. In other words I could eat out at least twice in Italy for the same cost as one meal in the UK.

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All of that food cost 13euros at Dal mi’ cocco in Perugia

In case you haven’t realised this list has been all food related. What can I say? I am Lorena and I am a foodie!

Have you lived abroad? What things do you miss?

Lorena
Xoxo

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