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  • Caprese salad on a white platter

    Caprese salad (tomato and mozzarella salad)

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.4 ratings

    Make this classic Italian tricolore salad for a starter or side. It's incredibly simple but, when made with perfectly ripe tomatoes, is a real delight

  • Spaghetti puttanesca served in a pan

    Spaghetti puttanesca

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.145 ratings

    Cook up this classic sauce in one pan, then toss with spaghetti for a simple midweek meal. It's budget-friendly too, making it a great meal for the family

  • Healthy chicken cacciatore in a casserole dish

    Lighter chicken cacciatore

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.118 ratings

    The classic Italian 'hunter's stew' gets a healthy makeover, with low-fat chicken breasts, prosciutto and a rich herby tomato sauce

  • Strawberry panna cotta

    Strawberry panna cotta

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.18 ratings

    Serve this creamy set Italian dessert with a top layer of fresh strawberry sauce and our homemade salted almond snaps on the side

  • Cacio e pepe in a bowl

    Cacio e pepe

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.20 ratings

    Whip up a simple cacio e pepe for a speedy lunch. With four simple ingredients – spaghetti, pepper, parmesan and butter – this is a storecupboard favourite

  • Two spinach crespolini on a plate with salad

    Spinach crespolini

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.4 ratings

    Enjoy these healthy spelt pancakes filled with spinach, ricotta and tomato – they deliver all of your 5-a-day, plus spinach supports bone and eye health

  • Pasta alla norma served on a plate

    Pasta alla norma

    A star rating of 3.6 out of 5.10 ratings

    Try this easy version of an alla norma, which uses roast aubergine instead of fried. It's then tossed with spaghetti and a rich tomato and basil sauce

  • Alfredo sauce with pasta

    Alfredo sauce

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.7 ratings

    Enjoy this classic Italian creamy pasta sauce folded into cooked pasta. It's been adapted over the years to include double cream, making it rich, unctuous and delicious

  • Herby lamb fillet with caponata

    Herby lamb fillet with caponata

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.7 ratings

    Tick off all 5 of your 5 a day with this super-healthy Sunday roast. To make it vegetarian, omit the lamb and add chickpeas to the caponata.

  • Aubergine & chilli tagliolini

    Aubergine & chilli tagliolini

    A star rating of 3.7 out of 5.7 ratings

    Taglioni is a thin, flat ribbon pasta, similar to tagliatelle. If you can't find it, use linguine for this vegetarian pasta dish instead

  • Pizza Margherita in 4 easy steps

    Pizza Margherita in 4 easy steps

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.521 ratings

    Even a novice cook can master the art of perfect pizza with our step-by-step guide. This homemade pizza recipe features a simple pizza dough and toppings.

  • Classic spaghetti Bolognese

    Classic spaghetti Bolognese

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.11 ratings

    This classic recipe stays as true to the Italian way as possible - no garlic, white wine instead of red and a little milk splashed in at the end. A great source of iron and folate

  • Arrabbiata sauce in a saucepan

    Arrabbiata sauce

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.4 ratings

    Make our version of a classic Italian pasta sauce, packed with tomatoes, red chilli and garlic. Stir it through spaghetti or linguine for an easy, delicious supper

  • Italian aubergine traybake

    Italian aubergine traybake

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.30 ratings

    This Italian traybake topped with bread and mozarella is deliciously easy and filling, great for an all-in-one dinner

  • Blackberry zabaglione

    Blackberry zabaglione

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.5 ratings

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

  • Vanilla ice cream & coffee in glasses


    A star rating of 4 out of 5.6 ratings

    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

  • Focaccia in a baking tray


    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.195 ratings

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

  • A single portion of bucatini with mushrooms & sausage

    Bucatini with mushrooms & sausage

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.7 ratings

    Pay homage to some of the delicious pasta dishes in Umbria, where mushrooms and sausages are king – this recipe highlights the power of dried porcini stock.

  • Italian meatloaf

    Italian meatloaf

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.114 ratings

    This great-value supper is delicious served with jacket potatoes, green beans and gravy

  • Ricciarelli biscuits in a tin

    Ricciarelli biscuits

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.2 ratings

    Rustle up these Italian-inspired almond biscuits. Gift to family and friends at Christmas, or make a batch for your own biscuit tin as a treat

  • Fig & prosciutto pizzettas

    Fig & prosciutto pizzettas

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.6 ratings

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