The whole world knows how proud Italians are of their cuisine. And they have a reason to be. After all, they are the ones who invented pizza and they know how to prepare a dish as simple as pasta a million different mouth-watering ways. And let’s not forget about gelato and tiramisù. Are you hungry yet?

Well, maybe you should hold your appetite. Turns out, there is an account on Twitter that is dedicated solely to Italian food, but it’s not what you think it is. @ItalianComments shares food that Italians are mad at and cannot approve of. These dishes are a sacrilege in Italians’ eyes and they have a lot to say about them.

More info: twitter.com

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Symmetrical Diet

Symmetrical Diet

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Ms.M.
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2 months ago

I like them both :D

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The highly entertaining Twitter account @ItalianComments has more than 100k followers and they post everything that has to do with Italian food. Especially food that is so far from the traditional cuisine that you can only vaguely see the resemblance.

Of course, the dishes that attract the most attention are pizza and various pastas. The screenshots @ItalianComments posts almost always contain comments made by Italians mocking the food and expressing their expert opinion on the matter.

#2

The American Cross

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the lord of weebs
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2 months ago

this is somthing i would make as a dare then i would take one bite almost die from a heart attack then wake up then think about my life choices

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itsTrini
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2 months ago

Leave pinapples alone

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Italian cuisine is the most popular in the world. YouGov actually conducted a survey in 24 countries asking 24,000 people which foods from 34 national cuisines they've tried and which of them were their favorite. The research revealed that surprise, surprise, Italian cuisine was preferred by the majority. 85 percent of the people agreed that they liked Italian food, especially pizza and pasta.

The nation that liked Italian food the most, with 99 percent of the representatives in the survey, was Italians. They are their culinary tradition’s biggest fans and they will defend it when they see it being mistreated.

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Ms.M.
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2 months ago

ohshit

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#5

Come Here, Dinner!

Come Here, Dinner!

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Judy Kolbe
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2 months ago

Last two things in the pantry???

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leia's emotional cupcake
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2 months ago

HA!!

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The account has been active since 2015 and has blessed its followers with more than 1,500 tweets. You can find some patterns in the content @ItalianComments shares. The photos often are of weird food combinations of pasta, for example with rice, and of course, the sacrilege of sacrileges that makes an Italian's blood boil—pizzas with pineapples on them. Share your opinion—is pineapple on pizza appropriate or are you with the Italians?

#7

Deconstruction

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Ms.M.
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2 months ago

That actually made me nauseous to look at.

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Ms.M.
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2 months ago

OMG horrible!!!!!!!

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Ms.M.
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2 months ago

ohHELLZ to the no!

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The comments under these photos are as entertaining as the photos themselves. The Italians are not holding back and are critiquing the dishes without mercy. They compare the food in the photos with puke and other nasty things, expressing their disbelief that someone actually eats this and go as far as to say that what they are seeing is a crime. Of course, we understand that they are mostly joking, but knowing their passion for their food, part of an Italian's soul probably is truly suffering seeing things on pizza that they consider should never be put on it.

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leia's emotional cupcake
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2 months ago

"dude salmonella is my favorite topping" OMG SAME!!

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#11

#NationalPizzaDay

#NationalPizzaDay

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Ms.M.
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2 months ago

I'm a Bored Panda, but I wouldn't touch that monstrosity.

Serenity Kinney
Community Member
2 months ago

same

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Aurelia!
Community Member
2 months ago

this one is not that bad. Also, I agree bamboo shoots don't belong on pizza, but they ARE delicious on other things

it's Wednesday my dudes.
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2 months ago

i agree

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Petra Christovová
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2 months ago

This one does not seem so bad. At least it is healthy and does not look like someone pooped on it like a lot of other foods in this list.

Xylle Flora
Community Member
2 months ago

Us pandas would never eat such a thing

Liam Johann
Community Member
2 months ago

NNNever. Cauliflower crust!!!

Eslamala
Community Member
2 months ago

Nicola made me laugh out loud

Equine_Ravenclaw_Directioner
Community Member
2 months ago

Horrific!

Legen ( wait for it ) dary
Community Member
2 months ago

The Nicola comment. 🤣😂🤣😂

Curry on...
Community Member
2 months ago

Beets?

Nina
Community Member
2 months ago

Best answers ever ... ✌

Kayce Mac
Community Member
2 months ago

Why?!?

Hugo A-niro
Community Member
2 months ago

Instructions : after eating .run to bathroom and throw up

Leesa DeAndrea
Community Member
2 months ago

Beets? Beets! Frick, no!

Tina Harbour
Community Member
2 months ago

That's great...take a crust already prone to moisture and add everything you can with even more moisture...that'll be great

Mae Mosse
Community Member
2 months ago

They lost me at cauliflower crust 🤢

Clearly sunny
Community Member
2 months ago

Beets!??!?

DC
Community Member
2 months ago

This one doesn't look bad at all. The others are really, really bad, like the american complaining about "italian Pizza" (as if there were any other Pizza worth mentioning...), but this ... fresh vegetables on what seems to be a legit bottom? What is wrong with this?

Sarra R
Community Member
2 months ago

Now I do love like half an inch minimum of pepperoni on my pizzas with TONS of cheese on the bottom and top of the extra extra extra extra extra pepperoni (and some times bacon and beef on it as well), but this just doesn't look good at all. Ohhh I forgot: pizza with chorizo, pepperoni and slices of Yellow banana peppers. That's just heaven right there. Or chicken and ranch pizza. Taco pizza. Bacon double cheese burger pizza with pickles on it and instead of normal pizza sauce, ketchup and mustard semi mixed as the sauce. That's mind blowing delish also.

Lisa Chambers
Community Member
2 months ago

You lost me at cauliflower.

WildBerry
Community Member
2 months ago

Who cares.

I'm lay sheep in China
Community Member
2 months ago

Bamboo shoot taste is incomparable

Michal Mánert
Community Member
2 months ago

they also allied with japs tho ... japs do its bamboo shoots too :D

Rainy Day Wolf
Community Member
2 months ago

I... kind of... really want some...

Kye
Community Member
2 months ago

I’d rather eat the pizza than be proud of the fact my country were allies of the nazis...

Nicole Weymann
Community Member
2 months ago

Not only allies. Mussolini and Hitler were two birds of a feather. Hitler idolized the Duce for a time.

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Maple Chan
Community Member
2 months ago

What did that 'pizza' ever do to you?? :(

Fikri Fikri
Community Member
2 months ago

hey bamboo shoots is actually good, you all should try it

Id row
Community Member
2 months ago

I don't know what this is, but it's not pizza.

Gibberint Dark
Community Member
2 months ago

The bamboo shoots does it for me...! I'll have two...!!

Auggie LaBonte
Community Member
2 months ago

Ok. no drinking while reading post, lesson learned.

Leo Domitrix
Community Member
2 months ago

So much good food ruined....

Vicky Z
Community Member
2 months ago

The only thing that looks really good is the cheese which seems to be a lot

Nicole Weymann
Community Member
2 months ago

I think the cheese you mean is pineapple.

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Marianne
Community Member
2 months ago

Ouch! That last comment ...

Owen Salmon2028
Community Member
2 months ago

grabs flamethrower

it's Wednesday my dudes.
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2 months ago

this should be higherup! fellow pandas! this deserves a flood of upvotesssss

ARandomPerson
Community Member
2 months ago

i personally just love some salami, marinara sauce, and a nice mozzarella i dont need anything else

sylvantic
Community Member
2 months ago

Cauliflower crust IS bad. the only excuse for that is if you have celiac disease.

Daniel Holland
Community Member
2 months ago

Ok honestly I'd take that as a valid reason for that alliance.

ARandomPerson
Community Member
2 months ago

LMAO i love that second comment

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Physo
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2 months ago

Get me a barf bag :(

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It is not surprising that the Italians are so passionate about their own food. It’s part of their national identity; they have a whole culture surrounding it. Eating is a pleasure, dinner is considered quality time with family, and their food traditions go way back. Did you know that modern pizza developed in the 18th or at the beginning of the 19th century? All those circumstances explain why Italians are so attached to their food and why seeing others making the dishes barely recognizable provokes heated reactions.

#13

Same Thing

Same Thing

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Ms.M.
Community Member
2 months ago

Spinning long pieces of spaghetti around a fork is so satisfying...

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#14

Hope

Hope

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Luca Giordano
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2 months ago

hahaha

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Susan Green
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2 months ago

Haha!

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#16

The Secret For Immortality

The Secret For Immortality

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sylvantic
Community Member
2 months ago

mmmmm that looks amazing

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Ms.M.
Community Member
2 months ago

:-O

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Kayce Mac
Community Member
2 months ago

This reminds me why I do not miss university.

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#19

In The Name Of Carbonara

In The Name Of Carbonara

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Kayce Mac
Community Member
2 months ago

Having been a chef, I must admit this is the first time I have seen vomit on pasta. So unappealing! 🤮

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#20

Like Grandma Used To Make

Like Grandma Used To Make

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Physo
Community Member
2 months ago

That's lasagna in your eyes?

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Jackson Red
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2 months ago

let me just vomit

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Amy Dodds
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2 months ago

Tortellini only takes 3-5 mins to boil

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#23

CSI

CSI

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Ms.M.
Community Member
2 months ago

Oh dang, that looks like sliced bologna... ???

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leia's emotional cupcake
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2 months ago

I WANT TO BARF RIGHT NOW.

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Blakkur Sverrir
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2 months ago

Ah, the famous german cuisine. Everybody loves us for our cooking skills

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Ms.M.
Community Member
2 months ago

Spaghettio's jello mold with Vienna sausages? Is that what I'm looking at?

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Physo
Community Member
2 months ago

I actually gagged, ewww

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Lazanga

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Kayce Mac
Community Member
2 months ago

Nope.

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Kayce Mac
Community Member
2 months ago

Please tell me this parliamentarian is no longer serving. Or, if he is, I hope he is serving in jail for the travesty done to this pizza!

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Kayce Mac
Community Member
2 months ago

I was impressed with the dough work until my brain finally admitted to what it was seeing in the rest of the picture.

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Kayce Mac
Community Member
2 months ago

Sadly, I cannot cleanse this picture from my mind.

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Torin Fuqua37589
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2 months ago

Why would you do this to food

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Kayce Mac
Community Member
2 months ago

Maybe a little Yum Yum sauce to go with whatever the hell this is?!?

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Kayce Mac
Community Member
2 months ago

Pietro stole my words. I think the hotline is quite appropriate for this since it is definitely a crisis for Italian cooking.

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leia's emotional cupcake
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2 months ago

NONONONONOOO

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leia's emotional cupcake
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2 months ago

what the.... no thank you.

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#37

666

666

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A Random Panda
Community Member
2 months ago

Rice with pasta ain't gonna fly.

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Kayce Mac
Community Member
2 months ago

Totally ruined the sauce! It is runny and gross and has strange big yellow things in it.

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#39

Italian Wisdom

Italian Wisdom

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Kayce Mac
Community Member
2 months ago

OMG! The poor scallops!! What did they ever do to deserve such cruel treatment?!?

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#40

How About Giving Them Short Pasta

How About Giving Them Short Pasta

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ARandomPerson
Community Member
2 months ago

HOW MANY TIMES DO PEOPLE HAVE TO LEARN THIS! YOU. DO. NOT. CUT. UP. PASTA!

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Physo
Community Member
2 months ago

Person: Pineapple on my pizza please, can't be that bad... The Pizza:

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#42

Car Wash

Car Wash

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Kayce Mac
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2 months ago (edited)

Maybe you should wash the tomatoes before putting them in the recipe, not while you are adding them!!

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#43

Politeness

Politeness

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MAX THOMPSON
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2 months ago

Gross....

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itsTrini
Community Member
2 months ago

LEAVE PINAPPLES ON PIZZA ALONE

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M O'Connell
Community Member
2 months ago

I'm anti-beef, but overall this one looks delicious.

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