This vegetarian Instant Pot Minestrone Soup with pasta and beans is a fast and healthy weeknight dinner that can be made in under 30 minutes. Cozy and comforting and perfect with a glass of Cavit Cabernet Sauvignon.
This lemon balm gelato is an Italian dream come true. Whether you use fresh lemon verbena or lemon balm, each lick will take you to a beach in Italy. A perfect way to celebrate the last of summer.
These mini mocha tiramisu are the perfect single serve desserts that can be made ahead of a dinner party or brunch. Loaded with cappuccino, they’re the perfect morning sweet.
Simple comfort food is key some days. Try this easy, spicy pork sausage penne tossed in a simple bolognese-like sauce.
Eggplant slices are dipped in egg and Parmesan then pan fried. Stack the eggplant with spoonfuls of sauce and mozzarella and broil until it is hot.
Similar to gelato, but without the churning, this cool dessert is sure sweet, but tart cherries bring the perfect touch to round it out. Adapted from New Zealand’s Food magazine.
Beautiful savory chocolate pasta can be topped with three different sauces for a stunning presentation. Create unique Italian cookies filled with ricotta and chocolate.
Pilaf, which is traditionally made with rice, can contain a variety of different ingredients depending on the culture cooking it. This adaptation takes on an Italian spin: with celery, carrots, onion, thyme, and oregano. And a handful of raisins to add some sweetness.
Use leftover panettone cakes to make french toast stuffed with mascarpone, chocolate, and drizzled with an orange syrup.
Basic meatballs in tomato sauce hold a hidden ingredient of chocolate. Finish an Italian inspired meal with a flourless chocolate cake with citrus.
A slow-cooked lamb glazed in a mustard sauce and served with a bright gremolata. A simple meal to master and cook for guests.
Take a comforting pasta to a new, uber-tasty level. Sautéed cauliflower and prosciutto make this dish outstanding.
Stun your guests with beautiful baked sea bass and a sweet chocolate panforte.
Easily prepare spinach and artichoke lasagna well before your guests arrive, then bake and enjoy. Finish the meal with a rich chocolate arborio rice pudding.
A traditional tiramisu recipe layered with a chocolate-hazelnut Nutella cream is a delicious take on the classic dessert.
Inspired by the ricotta found on the Italian island of Sardinia, this recipe uses the same technique but with a flavorful goat’s milk base.
Grilled garlic and caramelized onions gives this bread rich, smokey flavors that is perfect on its own or for a gourmet sandwich bread.
Whip up this indulgent entree of soft, pillowy homemade potato gnocchi with succulent lobster, tender leeks and a silky cream sauce.
A simple snack with sharp cheddar and acidic oranges balanced by sweet fennel and combined with the herby flavor from the chutney for a party in your mouth.
A simple one pan dish with bold flavor from garlic, oregano and plenty of cheese.
An innovative vegetarian take on the traditional ragù sauce, resulting in rich flavor and perfect for those who like variety in their cooking.
This pizza is like the culinary equivalent of a VIP party with all your celebrity crushes and a bottle of wine, but in pizza form.
Made with a blend of cauliflower and potato, this gnocchi is baked to be light, fluffy, slightly crispy and a great serving of vegetables.
Chicken is easily marinated in pesto and skewered before barbecuing with tomatoes that turn into sweet, smokey bites on the grill.
On a pizza, in a sandwich, or used in a dip, this peppery arugula pesto with a hint of lemon zest is a bright change perfect for summer.
Conquer pizza on the grill with a perfect homemade crust for the barbecue dressed in classic margarita toppings or a spring pie with arugula and ricotta.
An easy weeknight meal to throw on the grill that is made with quality ingredients for flavorful chicken with a rich white wine sauce.
Toasted bread, balsamic reduction, smoked mozzarella, and caramelized cherry tomatoes make these caprese crostini a simple appetizer that tastes complex.
Marinated in balsamic and pesto, these simple skewers are a delightful backyard meal served with a flavorful orzo salad.
Let the grilling begin. A cool pasta salad receives some heat from red chili and bold Italian flavor from asparagus and sun-dried tomatoes.
Full-fat ricotta is browned with breadcrumbs and baked with peas, lemon, sage, garlic, and onions. Take a whiff and then dig in!
PARTNER POST — Grilling season is here and it is time to explore Italian grilling…
Eggplant and sourdough are perfect candidates for the grill and add great smokey flavor to a black rice salad full of eggplant, artichoke hearts, and sun-dried tomatoes with a beautiful tomato and basil stack.
A rustic Italian meal of artichokes that give a delicious earthy, smokey flavor and grilled polenta drizzled with pesto and sprinkled with capers and basil.
Boost your veggies intake and create delicious vegan dishes all summer long on the grill.
Instant polenta is quickly made and served with goat cheese and sun-dried tomatoes alongside grilled asparagus and pesto-brushed flank steak. Easy and delicious.
Reinvent eggplant caponata for the season. Throw it on the grill and toss with pesto, capers, and sun-dried tomatoes for a perfect summer side.
Not too sweet, this flavorful spelt cake is perfect not only for dessert, but also at breakfast beside a cappuccino.
Savor the last of ramp season with a ricotta and spinach filling stuffed inside fresh pasta dough.
Make pizza dough ahead and you are set for an easy weeknight pizza dinner. These fresh toppings can be mixed and matched to express spring your favorite way.
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.
A simple dessert that can be made year round with a touch of blood orange syrup for bold flavor and a beautiful garnish.
Start dreaming of summer grilling and tomatoes with this innovative burger complete with a balsamic sauce and the addition of Italian sausage.
This is not your Grandma’s tiramisu. A coffee infused cake, coffee-soaked ladyfingers sandwiched between mascarpone, and a Kahlua cream frosting.
When asparagus is abundant in early spring, it is served everywhere in Italy. Try Chef Andrew Aghajanian’s version of a light spring soup.
A fresh, dairy-free pasta dish that is perfect for a vegetarian dinner on a warm night.
Ideal with a smoked sage salt or a garlic aioli, these polenta sticks are wonderfully…
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.
Without dairy, this pesto is packed with flavor from creamy cashews and hemp.
Perfect over pasta, this easy avocado and spinach pesto is so creamy and loaded with nutrients.
A simple salad with flavorful beans, a zesty dressing, and creamy mozzarella. Artichokes bring this salad to the same flavor profile as delicious antipasto.
Take a nutty, roasted squash and make it into the best pasta sauce you’ve every had complete with blue cheese and spinach.
A staple of Sicilian winters, this gluten free Italian orange cake creates a beautiful, warm aroma while it bakes.
Roasted fennel gives this simple pasta dish a nutty, caramelized flavor that is hard to find anywhere else.
An easy roasted garlic tomato sauce comes together in minutes but tastes like it cooked for hours.
A light, simple crab and garlic cream sauce has a bold presentation thanks to dark squid ink pasta.
All in the same pan, make a quick and easy chicken and tortellini dinner on a busy weeknight.
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Without standing over the stove, make creamy risotto that will melt in your mouth with sweet and salty butternut squash and pancetta flavors.
For a super satisfying and hearty soup, load it up with Italian meatballs and delicious potatoes.