5 Local Foods You Have To Taste When In Naples

It is hard not to be thrilled by the fine Italian food, and the food in Naples in particular.

The local cuisine at Naples has flavors and layers that are hard to ignore.

Here is an overview of the amazing local food you can find and taste in Naples.

1. Rum Baba

The local legend tells that sweet and soft Rum Baba was invented for the king of Naples, because he had no teeth. This dessert will be seen in every bakery in the city and has different versions, with whipped cream, fruits, chocolate and plenty of other treats.

2. Melanzane Parmigiana

An easy way to translate it would be “eggplants in parmesan”, which is enough for us to understand that this is a dish to die for. The combination of golden eggplant slices in olive oil with fresh tomato sauce and a parmesan mountain is all that eggplant lovers can dream of.

3. Fried pizza

The Neapolitan pizza has long conquered the world, but to really feel like locals you have to step up and try one of the most famous street dishes in the southern city – fried pizza. Because if it smells like pizza, delicious as pizza and greasy as chips, who are we to refuse it?!

4. Pasta Alla Puttanesca

A wonderful dish invented long long time ago by women who were looking for a tasty and tasty dish for a quick home-cooked meal. All you need to prepare it at home is spaghetti, olive oil, garlic, olives, tomatoes and a few capers for adding these delicate salty taste.

5.  Sfogliatelle

The Neapolitans worship three things from the local landscape: the sea, Vesuvius volcano and Sfogliatelle. It is a shell-shaped dessert made from thin dough filled with sweet ricotta. Although it was invented on the nearby Amalfi coast in the 17th century, it became a clear Neapolitan symbol and was enough to conquer the United States, where it is known as the “lobster tail”.