What's better than a great Italian meal? We've got the low-down on all your favourites and more, so get your friends together and have an Italian inspired feast.
Regional food of Italy - Stock up on your regional knowledge and see what local dishes entice you.
Pasta con le sarde - A seafood pasta.
Miele e ricotta - Honey and wine bake.
Calamari ripieni in teglia - Stuffed squid.
Cheese focaccia - A savoury treat.
Basic ligurian focaccia - A real heartwarmer.
Easy Zucotto - A wonderous chilled delight.
Boozy frozen zucotto - Decadant and sweet.
Bavette with pancetta and pecorino sardo - Lip-smackingly spicy and delicious.
Zabaglione - Pour into wine glasses and serve with Savoiardi biscuits.
Lasagna - Nothing will ever taste as nice once you've had a bite out of this.
Panna cotta - A chilling dessert dish
Risotto alla Milanese - Saffron threads give a gorgeous deep golden colour to this dish.
Osso buccho alla milanese - Rich in heart, taste and flavour.
Panforte sienese - A crunchy boost to sweeten your day.
Gnocchi con la ricotta - What dreams are made of.
Carpaccio - Succulent fillet with artichokes.
Polenta al burro - Buttered polenta
Spaghetti alla carbonara - Game.set.match
Bollito misto - All kinds of boiled meat ranging from beef to veal to pork.
Sardinian seafood salad - An exotic selection to satisfy one's sea food cravings.
Maccheroncelli o penne arrabbiati - Italian Mac 'n cheese with fresh tomatoes and Pancetta.
Mozzarella in carrozza - The Italians know best when it comes to comfort food.
Bagnet ross - A tomato sauce or dip.
Bagnet vert - A delicious parsley, garlic and anchovy sauce or dip.
Salsa del povrom - A sauce made from plenty of onions and red wine.