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Last Updated : Jan 15,2019



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Thanks to Pizzas and Pastas, Italian cuisine has become a household affair in India and other parts of the world too. Indeed, Italian cuisine is varied and pleasing, with a heavy influence of herbs, garlic and olive oil. Most dishes are either tomato-based or white sauce based, and seem incomplete without a generous garnish of cheese! Wine too is used in several exquisite Italian creations.

Mushroom and Bell Pepper Pizza , Quick Tomato Pizzas , Pizza Margherita , Mac N Cheese and Pasta in Red Sauce are some must-try Italian recipes. You will find these are many other treasures in this section. As you browse through the recipes here, you will be surprised to find that Italian cooking is amazingly simple. There are some fabulous dishes that use just four ingredients! Delve in to discover the magic for yourself.

Pizza Margherita , a soft crust topped with a zesty pizza sauce and smothered with a generous layer of cheese, this basil flavoured pizza is sure to impress you with its simple elegance.

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Spaghetti Verdi
Recipe# 3301
16 May 14

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Spaghetti tossed in a spinach and cheese sauce with colourful vegetables makes a delightful recipe. The beautiful green colour and good coating quality of the sauce makes it useful when serving along with pasta for a lunch or dinner. The cheese spread blends beautifully to give a thick and creamy ....
Garden Fresh Fusilli
Recipe# 3303
16 May 14

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Simple classic pasta made with fusilli and cottage cheese tossed along with garden fresh parsley and basil enhances the essence of each and every ingredient used. You can replace the fusilli with penne, conchiglie or any other short pasta. This recipe is a good choice for an easy lunch menu. Fresh ....
Spaghetti Puttanesca
Recipe# 3304
16 May 14

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
The ladies of the night in Naples are credited with inventing this dish. They liked it because it is fast, easy to cook and uses very few ingredients. I think you will like it too! Spaghetti tossed with garlic, tomatoes and olives make this a quick and classic combination.
Green Tagliatelle with Mushrooms and Broccoli
Recipe# 3292
16 May 14

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Tagliatelle is a flat ribbon pasta which is native to Naples, the home of pasta dishes. Spinach tagliatelle tossed in mustard and brandy flavoured cheese sauce with the freshness of mushrooms and broccoli is simply marvelous. The addition of cheese spread to the sauce makes it of good thick coatin ....
Smoked Pepper and Cheese Bread
Recipe# 3289
16 May 14

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
This wholesome Milanese bread is ideal for a country picnic. And is also equally good for a buffet presentation. Smoked pepper and cheese bread is essentially a layered pizza bread sandwich baked in a round tin. Serve it hot, warm, cold or reheated. Hearty soups or salads are ideal companions.
Calzone
Recipe# 3287
16 May 14

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
A calzone is like a folded over stuffed pizza. The circle of pizza dough is folded in half over the filling and then sealed. During baking, the pizza dough swells somewhat until it resembles a "stuffed stocking", the literal translation of word calzone. Sautéed vegetables and cheese aromatized with ....
Melon and Strawberry Gelato
Recipe# 3318
16 May 14

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Italians have been in love with ices and ice-creams for hundreds of years. In Florence, during the Renaissance, special ice-houses were built so that cooks would always have the access to the ice needed to make their delicious desserts. Fruity and fresh flavours of this muskmelon and strawberry s ....
Cassata, Sponge Cake Layered with Vanilla and Coffee Ice Cream
Recipe# 3321
16 May 14

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Italians are credited for creating yet another famous dessert , the Cassata. The name cassata literally means "little case" due to its brick shape. Cassata is an ice-cream, sh ....
Pumpkin Gnocchi Florentine
Recipe# 3314
16 May 14

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Pumpkin dumplings tossed in a crunchy walnut, spinach and cottage cheese sauce. Ground nutmeg adds a delightful new twist to this traditional favourite. Semolina is used for binding the gnocchi along with plain flour as it imparts a delicious texture to the gnocchi. Choose firm, rich, orange colou ....
Piedmontese Gnocchi with Tomato and Red Wine Sauce
Recipe# 3315
16 May 14

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Piedmont, is a region in italy bordering both france and switzerland. Piedmontese food is a substantial, peasant type fare. Garlic features predominantly in their recipes. Gnocchi are often offered as a first course when soup in not served. In this recipe of piedmontese gnocchi, little potato vegeta ....
Tiramisu ( Italian Cookbook)
Recipe# 3316
16 May 14

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Italian cooking is never complete without the mention of this famed dessert that is as popular beyond the shores of italy as it is within italy. Literally translated tiramisu means “lift me up”. Tira mi su was named for its restorative properties - cream, cheese and wine that were thought to be exce ....
Farfalle with Tomato Sauce and Olives
Recipe# 4962
22 Jul 16

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Bow shaped pasta tossed in a simple olive tomato salsa and herbs. Add a portion of Garlic Bread and a glass of wine if you like to complete this meal. Do keep in mind that the olives are pickled in brine and so you may need to be a little cau ....
Spinach Gnocchi with Mango and Green Onion Salsa
Recipe# 4959
10 Sep 16

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
This dish can be served as an appetiser or a main course. The sauce is unusually tangy. You can also toss the gnocchi (pronounced: 'nyoki') in any other sauce of your choice.
Hawaiian Pasta Salad
Recipe# 4960
04 Oct 12

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Summer sweet fruits and delicate shell shaped pasta smothered in a pesto flavoured mayonnaise. This salad is an excellent choice for a working lunch. Add a portion of french bread and you've got a filling meal.
Canneloni - Neapolitan Style ( Fast Foods Made Healthy Recipe)
Recipe# 4100
07 Jul 15

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Very often we impress our guests with this robust italian pasta dish baked in tomato sauce and cheese. You would be surprised to know that one serving of this dish provides 434 calories against its low fat version which adds upto only 190 calories per serving. To minimize your calorie intake, check ....
Sicilian Cremes
Recipe# 3325
16 May 14

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Italians love their desserts and there is always something special for every occasion. The sicilians are said to have the sweetest tooth of all and many italian desserts are thought to have originated there. This recipe is of a favourite sicilian biscotti or cookies steeped in alcohol and sandwiched ....
Tangy Italian Salad
Recipe# 3463
20 Aug 11

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Firm ripe tomatoes are combined with cool cucumbers and crisp lettuce leaves tossed in low fat basil flavoured vinaigrette. Tomatoes provide vitamin A and fibre while lettuce and cucumbers contribute fibre as well as vitamin C and iron.
Tiramisu Sundaé
Recipe# 4725
23 Sep 14

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
An elegant and exotic dessert of butter cookies soaked with coffee and kahlua and layered with scoops of coffee ice cream.
Pasta with Chunky Tomato Sauce ( Microwave Recipes)
Recipe# 4904
20 Aug 10

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Farfalle (bow-shaped pasta) tossed in a tomato basil sauce makes a quick and delicious snack to kids. You may use any other pasta if the bow shaped one is not available. The time taken to cook will differ with the different shapes and sizes of the paste.
Grilled Pepper Bruschetta
Recipe# 4853
16 May 12

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Bruschettas are of Italian origin and are traditionally prepared by grilling a toast over a wood fire in order to infuse the smoky taste. I have however, used a charcoal barbeque for making these you can also use the electric one if you like or even an oven ....
Spinach and Cottage Cheese Dumplings in Tomato Sauce
Recipe# 75
26 Apr 14

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Healthful spinach bound in soft cottage cheese flavoured with a novel combination of green chillies and nutmeg powder, is shaped into balls and steamed to make fluffy dumplings. Served with a topping of freshly made herbed tomato sauce, this sumptuous Oriental treat will make a great starter for you ....
Tomato Sauce (microwave)
Recipe# 639
20 Aug 10

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Tomato sauce has become a constant kitchen companion in most modern households. It comes in handy as an accompaniment for snacks, a dip for finger foods, a flavouring for gravies, and a topping for pizzas and pastas. Here is a quick and easy way to prepare tasty and pulpy tomato sauce within 10 minu ....
Parsley and Garlic Loaf
Recipe# 883
12 Aug 14

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Easy to make but irresistibly delicious, the Parsley and Garlic Loaf is a perfect accompaniment for any soup or Italian main course. However, its success depends on a few factors, that you can easily get right if you follow the recipe properly. First choose a good quality bread loaf. Next, make sure ....
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