Simple tomato sauce may sound boring, but it is a par for to measure skill. The trick is to have the right variety or combination of varieties of tomatoes.
A traditional Sicilian dish reinvented to be vegetarian and include seasonal produce.
Panzanella is a simple, yet delicious, Tuscan dish made up of caramelized onions, diced tomatoes and freshly toasted croutons. Despite its simplicity, Panzanella is fresh, flavorful and healthy; a perfect meal by itself, or addition to any dinner menu.
Saffron Salmon Risotto blends a plethora of flavors together into a sublime dish. Decadent and delicious, use this one to impress all your friends!
Crespelles, an Italian version of crepes, can be filled with anything. Add prosciutto and provolone, or a garlic and kale salad for a creative “sandwich.”
Spicy Pork Sausage Spaghetti is a simple, yet flavorful recipe that every home cook should have under their belt. It comes together quickly and tastes great.
Black Chickpea Soup, or zuppa di ceci neri, is a hearty, rustic Italian soup with a deep, rich flavor, which is a hallmark of the Puglia region.
Sometimes called “poor man’s parmesan”, pangritata is a great way to use up stale bread. Enjoy the simple combo of lemon, parsley, garlic and caper flavors.
A simple, rustic chickpea puree with pasta made flavorful with anchovies, garlic, and rosemary.
Simple is the name of the game for Roman Style Pizza. Simple, yet delicious. Fresh ingredients make this dish pop!
It may have a strange name, but Warrigal Greens Gnocchi with Black Garlic is a great way to showcase a lesser known ingredient with a unique taste.
Heirloom Tomato and Burrata Pizza not only tastes delicious, but looks incredible! Crisp and robust flavors pop all over, creating a unique dish.
Give summer one last hurrah with this End of Summer Pasta Salad. Fresh, seasonal vegetables pair with perfectly cooked pasta for an ideal summer sendoff.
Carbonara Arancini do need some hands-on time, but offer a genuine taste of Italy. Hearty rice and delicious cheese top off a fantastic dish.
The final word in Italian comfort food, Pasta with Prosciutto and Green Peas is hearty, delicious and easy to make.
Homemade Ricotta Gnocchi is ready to eat in 30 mins, making for a quick, filling and most importantly, delicious meal!
Conquer lunch with this Caprese Panini. Simple, yet oh so flavorful. Never go without a great lunch again!
The cool weather is setting in and Bacon and Sage Pasta with Chanterelles is the perfect way to warm up. Fend off the Fall chills with this hearty dish.
This Smoked Turkey Sausage Tortellini Pasta is the ultimate quick meal. Roasted vegetables, cheese filled tortellini and salty turkey sausage come together for a wonderful dish.
Tuscan pici pasta is a traditional dish made with handmade pasta. Pici are robust and can take on any kind of sauce to compliment their unique texture.
Mushroom and Creamed Leek Risotto turns the flavor dial way past eleven. Earthy mushrooms compliment the creamy leeks and the texture of the risotto.
Toasted Pappardelle with Chanterelles and Hazelnuts is a unique way of making homemade pasta. Toasting the flour deepens the flavor and adds richness.
Stuffed Artichokes look difficult, but they’re actually quite easy to prepare. Once you get the hang of this Italian classic you’ll be sure to try it again!
Casarecce with Lamb Sausage and Baby Kale is a great, no-fuss dinner that is packed with flavor. Simple, flexible and delicious.
Red Pepper Pistou Pasta is a unique mix. Pistou, a French twist on Italian Pesto, still has the fresh flavor that you expect with a traditional Pesto.
Bucatini all’amatriciana is the quintessential Italian classic. Simple, elegant and all around delicious. Perfect.
Crockpot Roasted Garlic Tomato Soup is the perfect way to take advantage of all the ripe and in-season tomatoes. Using a crockpot makes this dish easy.
Tomato Sauce Poached Eggs are the quintessential rustic Italian meal. Breakfast, lunch or dinner, they’ll make for a quick and cozy part of your day.
Light, fresh and meatless. Fettuccine Alfredo Primavera is the right choice for a light meal, first course or vegetarian entree.
Summer Tomato Ricotta Tart is a wonderful summer dish. Sweet tomatoes compliment the flaky, buttery crust and pop with flavorful juices.
A Peach and Blackberry Summer Panino is the perfect way to take advantage of fresh, summer fruits while they are still in season.
Pasta with a Light Tomato Cream Sauce is a simple yet classic combination of flavors that’s light enough to stand on its own as a great dish.
Pasta Puttanesca is an Italian classic. A tangy and somewhat salty pasta dish, it’s become a staple throughout kitchens the world over.
Mushroom Trifolati is normally served as a side dish all over Italy. The addition of crisp, homemade chips turns this dish into the perfect first course.
It’s never to late too enjoy the flavors of the season. Spelt Orecchiette with Spring Peas combines the fresh taste of peas with a healthy take on pasta.
The fresh garlic in this Parmesan pasta dish balances with other ingredients in a way that will rock you a new groove.
The creaminess of the risotto is complimented by the crispness of the roasted carrots, made even tastier with porcini salt and the aroma of truffles.
Summer is the peak of tomato season. This summer tomato risotto takes advantage of the bright, fresh flavors of the tomato by letting it shine in this dish.
Grilled Pancetta and Melon Pizza is a great summertime dish. The sweet-savory combination of melons and pancetta pairs well with the smokiness of the crust.
The crust of Gluten Free Pizza Margherita is made of vegetables, so it’s safe for those with a gluten allergy, and a way to increase your dose of veggies.
Combining fresh vegetables, creamy cheese and crisp pancetta, Penne with Zucchini, Pancetta and Ricotta is a quick, simple and flavorful dish.
Sweet Pea Gnocchi is light in texture, but full of flavor. The Tarragon Pea Cream sauce enhances the fresh flavor of the peas. It’s one last taste of spring.
Full-fat ricotta is browned with breadcrumbs and baked with peas, lemon, sage, garlic, and onions. Take a whiff and then dig in!
Ramps pack a pungent, garlicky flavor that makes for a great pesto. They pair well with the natural sweetness of Razor Clams to round off a delicious pizza.
Pici, or “Fat Spaghetti,” is a a traditional Tuscan pasta that is easy to make.…
Vegan Pesto is simple to make and bursting with healthy and wholesome ingredients. It’s so good, that your guests won’t be able to tell the difference.
Calamari Ripieni, or Stuffed Calamari, are simple to make, versatile and delicious. Appetizer or entree, these inexpensive morsels will fill any role.
Sun-dried tomato cream sauce that is a touch sweet, pairs perfectly with chicken meatballs.
Grilled Fig and Prosciutto Pizza is the perfect way to entertain a crowd. Sweet, salty and smokey all at the same time. Delicious.
Sant’Erasmo is the northernmost area producing artichokes in Italy. Farmers in southern regions like Lazio…
Learn to make the basic Gnocchi alla Romana made with semolina and authentic Parmigiano.
This recipe adds a healthy twist to an Italian staple, by using gluten-free oats instead of breadcrumbs. The result is just as flavorful as the original.
Bolognese is a hearty, meat based, thick sauce cooked over low heat. Enjoy with bucatini to drive away the unpredictably chilly spring nights
Salty olives and anchovies envelop layers of fettuccine pasta for a simple meal with robust and fresh flavors.
Nowhere is spring sweeter than in Italy. Find Italy in your very own kitchen through a bounty of vegetable forward dishes and airy cheeses.
Frittata is a versatile dish that works with many ingredients anytime of day. Try this with mozzarella, arugula and sweet potatoes for tons of flavor.
Pea and Spinach Pesto Pasta proves that being a simple dish doesn’t mean you lack any pizzazz. Fresh garden flavors are the star in this dish.
Eggplant and Potato Gnocchi are a unique spin on a classic Italian dish. While subtle, the eggplant gives the gnocchi its own distinct flavor.
Sweet Potato Gnocchi and Sage Sauce is a hearty, rustic dish with bold flavors.
Rustic Pasta with Chickpeas is a traditional dish, often considered to be food for the poor, but is packed with both flavor and nutrition.