Rolls of cannoli filled with cream

Italian recipes

50 Recipes

Popular Italian-style dishes with pasta and cacciatore.

3 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Learn how to make cannoli with our easy-to-follow recipe. A classic Italian pastry with a crisp shell and creamy, sweet ricotta filling, it's a moreish treat

1 hr and 10 mins
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Vegetarian
456 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Even a novice cook can master the art of pizza with our simple step-by-step guide. Bellissimo!

35 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
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8 ratings 3.1 out of 5 star rating

Adapt these arancini rice balls to your liking: add fresh herbs, sundried tomatoes or chopped ham. You can also make the balls from leftover cold risotto

1 hr and 45 mins
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10 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Slow-cook rich game into a delicious ragu to serve with ribbon pasta - stock and wine will keep the lean meat moist

1 hr and 55 mins
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61 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Make a simple, homemade version of this classic Italian bread. Serve our rosemary focaccia alongside pasta dishes or enjoy with green salads

45 mins
Easy
Vegan
5 ratings 3.8 out of 5 star rating

Our easy affogato recipe is the perfect Italian-inspired summer dessert. This simple coffee treat can be made in just five minutes with two ingredients

5 mins
Easy
6 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Impress when entertaining with these mini pizzas topped with creamy mozzarella, sweet fruit and salty Italian ham

50 mins
Easy
85 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

This spin on Italian 'melanzane alla Parmigiana' is quick to prepare and makes a deliciously creamy, veggie bake

1 hr
Easy
Vegetarian
8 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Pass on the pasta and try making your own potato gnocchi - forage for samphire to make a fresh and frugal meat-free main

1 hr and 15 mins
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Vegetarian
13 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

A simple fruit cake flavoured with almond and Amaretti biscuits - perfect with tea or as dessert served with cream or custard

1 hr and 5 mins
Easy
19 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

This traditional Italian ice cream bar is the perfect solution for an effortless frozen, creamy dessert

30 mins
Easy
88 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Chicken recipes are always among the most searched-for on bbcgoodfood.com, so the cookery team came up with this quick and easy supper dish specially

25 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
7 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Good roast lamb is hard to beat, Lesley Waters's recipe gives it new flavour

1 hr and 45 mins
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2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Delicate, nutty pastry provides a perfect backdrop to the creamy filling of this mouthwatering meat-free main course

2 hrs
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Vegetarian
4 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

A ripple of sweet plum purée and chunks of almond biscuit turn this Italian ice cream into an all-in-one dessert

40 mins
A challenge
0 ratings 0.0 out of 5 star rating

These Italian dumplings are like light balls of ricotta gnocchi, or the filling for ravioli - use freshly foraged nettles for a simple sauce

40 mins
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Vegetarian
2 ratings 3.5 out of 5 star rating

This delicate, super-thin bread is inspired by a Sardinian classic, carta di musica - serve with flavoured butter for a special starter or side

55 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Traditionally this Italian dish uses thinly sliced beef, rocket and Parmesan, but this version is given a simple twist with British seasonal produce

15 mins
Easy
3 ratings 3.7 out of 5 star rating

This easy Italian-style loaf is inspired by the classic chip buttie - perfect as an alternative to a dinner party bread basket

1 hr and 30 mins
Easy
5 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

These Italian parcels make a great vegetarian weeknight dinner - use a shop-bought bread mix to save time

35 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
5 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Italian zabaglione is lovely rippled with a few crushed berries for a quick, outstanding dessert

15 mins
Easy
4 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

This is rainy-day comfort food at its best - flat pasta strips tossed with a rich meaty ragu, creamy chestnuts and fragrant orange zest

4 hrs and 5 mins
Easy
4 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Give this Tuscan tart a delicious twist by adding dark chocolate to the traditional custard filling and delicate sweet pastry

1 hr and 55 mins
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10 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

This traditional Tuscan soup, which means 'cooked water', is served with a poached egg for extra richness - a perfect starter or light lunch

1 hr
Easy
Healthy
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