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Rapini Pasta ( 4 Ingredient Recipe, Ready in Minutes)

Rapini Pasta ( 4 Ingredient Recipe, Ready in Minutes)

Rapini pasta is a favorite pasta dish in Italy, so why give it a try? It requires only 4 ingredients, and is ready in minutes!

Cotechino (Homemade Italian Sausage Recipe)

Cotechino (Homemade Italian Sausage Recipe)

This homemade cotechino recipe is an authentic Italian sausage recipe containing many parts of the pig. It makes many dishes more flavorful!

Unstuffed Cabbage Rolls (Baked Cabbage Casserole Recipe)

Unstuffed Cabbage Rolls (Baked Cabbage Casserole Recipe)

Unstuffed cabbage rolls gives you all the flavor of your favorite golabki or golumpkis without stuffing leaves. It's like a cabbage lasagna!

White Asparagus Recipe (Italian Style with Tomatoes)

White Asparagus Recipe (Italian Style with Tomatoes)

White asparagus is a nutritious and healthy vegetable. This recipe is made Italian-style with tomatoes: a perfect, easy side dish.

Insalata Caprese or Tomato, Basil, and Mozzarella Salad

Insalata Caprese or Tomato, Basil, and Mozzarella Salad

Insalata Caprese or Tomato Basil and Mozzarella salad is a quintessential Italian salad that is hugely popular. Make it for a party, picnic or just lunch!

Spaghetti alla Carbonara (authentic low-fat and inauthentic not-so-low-fat versions!)

Spaghetti alla Carbonara (authentic low-fat and inauthentic not-so-low-fat versions!)

Spaghetti alla Carbonara is an egg based pasta dish from Italy. The authentic recipe does not ever include cream, but choose the one you like best.

Pickled Eggplant (Pickled Aubergines)

Pickled Eggplant (Pickled Aubergines)

Pickled eggplant or pickled aubergines are a typical Italian antipasto. They are perfect alongside salami and cheese, but fabulous in a sandwich, too.

Bacon and Potato Frittata

Bacon and Potato Frittata

A frittata is such a versatile Italian egg dish which can be served at any meal. My family loves bacon and potato frittata, but use any vegetables you like.

Affogato al Caffè (Ice Cream with Coffee)

Affogato al Caffè (Ice Cream with Coffee)

Affogato al Caffè: one of the simplest hot weather treats you can enjoy with almost no prep. Italians know their coffee and this is a great way to enjoy it.

Homemade Authentic Italian Chicken Soup

Homemade Authentic Italian Chicken Soup

Homemade Authentic Italian Style Chicken Soup with Stracciatella is the kind of soup you need to cure that cold or flu. No can will do that!

Pork & Pickled Peppers (and Potatoes)

Pork & Pickled Peppers (and Potatoes)

Pork and pickled peppers with potatoes is a typical Italian dish from the region where my mother was born in Lazio.

Homemade Pancetta Recipe (How to Make Pancetta)

Homemade Pancetta Recipe (How to Make Pancetta)

Homemade pancetta is incredibly easy to make. Using the freshest, and best quality pork that you can find is the most important step, the rest is easy as pie! #pancetta #italian #italianfood #recipe

How to Eat Burrata Cheese Like an Italian

How to Eat Burrata Cheese Like an Italian

Burrata cheese is a little bit of heaven on earth. If you've never tried it, source the best one in your area and give it a try. You can thank me later. 

Dried Zucchini, Pancetta and Potatoes (in Tomato Sauce)

Dried Zucchini, Pancetta and Potatoes (in Tomato Sauce)

Dried zucchini, pancetta and potatoes in tomato sauce is a typical dish made by my family in the south of Italy. Make use of dried zucchini in a unique and delicious way!

Potato, Ham and Mozzarella Bake: Gattò di Patate (Vegetarian Version too)

Potato, Ham and Mozzarella Bake: Gattò di Patate (Vegetarian Version too)

Potato Ham and Mozzarella Bake or Gattò di Patate (as it's called in Italy) is a comfort food that will be a family favorite the first time you make it.

Authentic (Quick) Italian Tomato Sauce for Pasta

Authentic (Quick) Italian Tomato Sauce for Pasta

This authentic Italian tomato sauce is so easy to make, it’s ready before the pasta is finished cooking! When you make it once you’ll never go back to those inauthentic, jar sauces or faux recipes.

Christmas Zeppole or Frittelle for an Italian Christmas

Christmas Zeppole or Frittelle for an Italian Christmas

So easy and delicious! #donut #italianfood #traditionalfood #italian #doughnut #recipe

Traditional Italian Rice Fritters/Doughnuts for St. Joseph's Day (Frittelle di Riso di San Giuseppe)

Traditional Italian Rice Fritters/Doughnuts for St. Joseph's Day (Frittelle di Riso di San Giuseppe)

Tags: Italian, Meal, Rice

Frittelle di San Giuseppe as traditional Italian Rice Fritters or a type of doughnut, and recipes vary from region to region of Italy.

My Nutty, Scottish-Italian Dad's Video Tutorial on How to Make Spaghetti with Anchovies

My Nutty, Scottish-Italian Dad's Video Tutorial on How to Make Spaghetti with Anchovies

Spaghetti with Anchovies is one of my Dad's favorite dishes and one he often cooks for himself. He's turned so many others onto this simple Italian recipe.

Pasta al Forno (Italian baked pasta recipe)

Pasta al Forno (Italian baked pasta recipe)

This pasta al forno is the real-Italian deal! Tiny meatballs, and pieces of mozzarella cheese combine with a rich sauce and orecchiette pasta

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