The Food of Italy
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.
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.