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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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08 Aug 17
Mug Pizza, Quick Microwave Veg Mug Pizza by Tarla Dalal
You’ve heard of mug noodles, mug soups and even mug cakes, but how about a Mug Pizza? Truly a treat for the adventurous, every gooey, saucy bite of this Mug Pizza is a delight to savour.
Although this is made quite easily by cooking a quick-fix pizza dough in a mug, the pizza sauce, herbs and se ....
28 Jul 17
Pasta Genovese, Pesto Pasta with Mushrooms by Tarla Dalal
Genovese is one of the great sauces of Italy. The city of Genoa in Italy takes the credit of creating this sauce which uses the famous "pesto" (also originated in Genoa). This sauce is traditionally served with pasta.
The addition of mushrooms enhances the taste of this already flavourful sauce. ....
21 Jul 17
Pizza Sauce, Home Made Pizza Sauce Recipe by Tarla Dalal
A classic Italian
recipe. This is a blend of harmonious flavors of ripe tomatoes with onion, peppercorns and oregano.
I often make large quantities of this sauce when tomatoes are in season and freeze it in an air-tight container. That way I am always ready ....
17 Jul 17
Pasta Primavera Salad with Vegetables by Tarla Dalal
It is technically a salad but practically a meal in its own right! The Pasta Primavera Salad with Vegetables is an easy and quick yet sumptuous preparation of cooked fusilli tossed together with crunchy lettuce, fresh and vibrant veggies and a refreshing curd-based dressing with celery and spring on ....
10 Jul 17
Italian Pasta with Mushroom Sauce, Quick Veg Pasta by Tarla Dalal
The succulent crunch of mushrooms is always a great value-add for any pasta dish. In this quick and simple recipe, cooked penne is drowned in a lovely sauce that brings together the creaminess of white sauce, the unique texture of mushrooms, the aromatic accents of oregano and of course, the univers ....
07 Jul 17
Creamy Herb Pasta, Veg Calcium Rich Recipe by Tarla Dalal
The very same irresistible taste, the same luscious mouth-feel and the same unabated excitement of feasting on pasta, albeit with an excitingly healthy twist!
Here, we have made delicious Creamy Herb Pasta with whole wheat pasta, thickened with whole wheat flour and boosted with calcium-rich pan ....
06 Jul 17
Vegetable Pasta, Healthy Kids Veg Pasta by Tarla Dalal
Reflecting their unbounded imagination and energy, kids generally favour all things bright and colourful! And that’s just what this nutritious Vegetable Pasta aspires to be.
Loaded with yummy and colourful veggies like capsicum, carrots and tomatoes, this tasty dish sits pretty and colourful on ....
27 Jun 17
Tortellini with Sun Dried Tomatoes and Basil Pesto Sauce by Tarla Dalal
Tortellini is an interesting type of homemade pasta with a nice cheesy filling. It can be combined with veggies and sauces to make mouth-watering dishes.
In this recipe, we go from the ground up showing you how to make the cheesy tortellini, and then proceed to cook it with pesto sauce and sun-d ....
26 Jun 17
Avocado and Cherry Tomato Crostini by Tarla Dalal
Crostini is a traditional Italian
appetizer consisting of small slices of grilled or toasted bread, brushed with olive oil, and boosted with amazing toppings.
The toppings can be as simple as a dab of cheese and herbs, or it can consists of veggies, fruits, ....
26 Jun 17
Basic Pizza Base Without Oven, How To Make Basic Pizza Base Recipe by Tarla Dalal
Have you been thinking that you cannot make a pizza at home because you don’t have an oven? Well, you can – and our idea is not as silly as borrowing an oven from somebody.
We claim that you can make an amazing Basic Pizza Base without an Oven, using the humble tava and this recipe proves it. Co ....
26 Jun 17
Rosti Pizza, Potato Rosti Pizza by Tarla Dalal
Rosti is an international delicacy made by cooking together grated potatoes and cheese. It is a pancake-like dish that is both crisp and succulent. A whiff of innovation has turned the Rosti into a pizza base, topped with pizza sauce and capsicum strips, seasoned mildly with salt and pepper.
23 Jun 17
Sundried Tomatoes and Basil Pesto by Tarla Dalal
Pesto is a kind of spread or dip made with walnuts as the base. It is normally perked up with garlic, olive oil, etc. In this exciting variant, we have made a pesto that imbibes the tang of sundried tomatoes and the herby magic of basil.
The nutty, tangy, herby taste of this Sundried Tomatoes an ....
23 Jun 17
Tortellini, How To Make Homemade Tortellini, Basic Tortellini Recipe by Tarla Dalal
Tortellini is an amazing ring-shaped pasta that is sure to attract everyone with its interesting appearance. Since the shape is not very complex, it is also ideal to make at home.
This is a typical, basic Tortellini recipe, where the pasta is boiled with a stuffing of cheese, herbs and seasoning ....
20 Jun 17
Mini Pizza Cups by Tarla Dalal
Missing pizzas in a party menu? Well, worry not, turn your favourite dish into an handy format, which can be served on any occasion
as a starter
or as a
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