You really can't go wrong with a tasty Italian recipe - they're so versatile, perfect for vegetarians and meat-eaters alike and great for both midweek dinners or weekend entertaining.
We've got everything you need, from Italian starter recipes like Italian vegetable soup – and mains like our delicious Italian spaghetti with clams – to delicious desserts - this tiramisu recipe is a big hit!
Why not try one of our favourite pasta recipes - start with our seriously tasty spaghetti Puttanesca recipe for dinner tonight!
Delicious Italian recipes
Our shortcut for busy cooks is to use a pot of tomato salsa to coat the pasta. Treat yourselves to the sun-blush tomatoes from the deli, pricey but so worth it!
To create the distinctive flavour and texture of ciabatta you will need to make an overnight starter, or as the Italians call it, 'biga'. The chewy crust, complex flavour and holey texture of this loaf are really worth the extra effort.
Italians enjoy these folded, baked pizzas as a street food similar to Cornish pasties. This version is packed with roasted Mediterranean vegetables, melting mozzarella and crumbled goats cheese.
A twist on the classic Italian dessert
Originally made with veal, we think this Italian dish (literally meaning ‘jump in my mouth’) is just as delicious with chicken breasts
A french-style, help-yourself meal…
A simpler version of an Italian tagliata (which means "cut" or "sliced"), this recipe is a perfect summer way to serve steak
Feed your whole family with these Italian Meatballs. Serve with fresh basil, parmesan and a good quality dry spaghetti.
After the browning stage, these meatballs can be frozen for up to a month
This quick and easy recipe is a Spanish take on the traditional Italian pasta with pulses
Using cream and mozzarella to make a quick cheese sauce cuts down on cooking time in this easy, flavoursome recipe
This easy recipe makes a flavoursome pasta that is ready in forty minutes