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Popular Italian-style dishes with pasta and cacciatore.

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  • Cannoli on a plate, dusted with icing sugar

    Cannoli

    A star rating of 3.9 out of 5.6 ratings

    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

  • Pizza Margherita in 4 easy steps

    Pizza Margherita in 4 easy steps

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.483 ratings

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

  • Arancini balls served with a dip

    Arancini balls

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.15 ratings

    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

  • Braised rabbit pappardelle

    Braised rabbit pappardelle

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.12 ratings

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

  • Focaccia in a baking tray

    Focaccia

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.142 ratings

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

  • Vanilla ice cream & coffee in glasses

    Affogato

    A star rating of 3.8 out of 5.5 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

  • 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

  • Aubergine rolls with spinach & ricotta

    Aubergine rolls with spinach & ricotta

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.96 ratings

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

  • Gnocchi with parsley, butter & samphire

    Gnocchi with parsley, butter & samphire

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.9 ratings

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

  • Apricot & ratafia sponge cake

    Apricot & ratafia sponge cake

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.13 ratings

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

  • Italian stuffed chicken

    Italian stuffed chicken

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.92 ratings

    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

  • Taleggio tart with walnut pastry

    Taleggio tart with walnut pastry

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.2 ratings

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

  • Plum & amaretti semifreddo

    Plum & amaretti semifreddo

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.4 ratings

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

  • Nettle gnudi with wild pesto

    Nettle gnudi with wild pesto

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

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

  • Wild garlic butter on music paper bread

    Wild garlic butter on music paper bread

    A star rating of 3.5 out of 5.2 ratings

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

  • Lamb tagliata with watercress & tomatoes

    Lamb tagliata with watercress & tomatoes

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.1 rating

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

  • New potato & rosemary focaccia

    New potato & rosemary focaccia

    A star rating of 3.7 out of 5.3 ratings

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

  • Artichoke & olive calzones

    Artichoke & olive calzones

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.5 ratings

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

  • 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

  • Pappardelle with rabbit & chestnut ragu

    Pappardelle with rabbit & chestnut ragu

    A star rating of 3.6 out of 5.5 ratings

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

  • Torta del Nonna

    Chocolate torta della nonna

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.4 ratings

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

  • Acquacotta

    Acquacotta

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.12 ratings

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

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