Sardinia is the second largest of the Italian islands and is known for its fantastic and diverse cuisine. Much of the food is similar to traditional Italian cuisine but as the island did not become part of Italy until 1861, it is also influenced by the cuisine of many other countries who have either invaded or ruled the island. Just some of these influences include Spanish, Roman, Arabic, and Carthaginian. Here is an overview of the traditional cuisine and produce of Sardinia.
Friuli-Venezia Giulia is the most eastern region of Italy. The cuisine there is highly influenced by countries bordering Italy, including Slovenia, Hungary, Croatia, and Austria. Here are some of the food and dishes that are traditional in this region.