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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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Grilled Pepper Bruschetta by Tarla Dalal
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 ....
Pizzetta Squares by Tarla Dalal
Pizzettas are little individual pizzas from Sicily. They are nothing more than tiny pizza bread squares. Here they are given a whole new appeal by topping with freshly made sun-dried tomato pesto, fresh green basil leaves and caramelised onions.
Of course, no pizza ever seems complete without mo ....
16 Nov 17
Tasty Neapolitan Potato Salad by Tarla Dalal
Olives and garlic add a unique flavour to this italian salad while tomatoes add a tinge of tang.
16 Nov 17
Tiramisu Sundaé by Tarla Dalal
An elegant and exotic dessert of butter cookies soaked with coffee and kahlua and layered with scoops of coffee ice cream.
13 Nov 17
Creamy Pumpkin Risotto by Tarla Dalal
Risotto is an Italian one-dish meal
of rice and cheese cooked with other ingredients. It has a khichdi like consistency, which is very comforting and soothing to the palate, while also being very satiating.
In this Creamy Pumpkin Risotto, we have ....
07 Nov 17
Spinach Malfatti, Healthy Pregnancy Recipe by Tarla Dalal
Malfatti is a steamed dumpling, usually made of spinach and cheese. Interesting, the Italian
term Malfatti literally translates to ‘poorly made’, which probably refers to the odd, rustic shape of the dumplings!
Although it is quite exotic, the Spinach Malfat ....
03 Nov 17
Thick White Sauce, Recipes Used for Baked Dishes by Tarla Dalal
Bathe veggies and goodies in this Thick White Sauce, top with a little cheese and bake, to get lusciously creamy, cheesy, flavourful dishes!
This basic recipe shows you how to make a slightly thicker white sauce, which is ideal for use in baked dishes.
You can also arm yourself with other ba ....
01 Nov 17
Creamy Corn Pizza, Corn Recipe by Tarla Dalal
Presto, here we have a creamy pesto-flavoured corn sauce, topped with roasted coloured capsicum. Sure to delight all those who taste it!
01 Nov 17
Creamy Corn Pizza by Tarla Dalal
A pesto flavoured creamy corn sauce topped with baby corn and asparagus makes this a great combination.
27 Oct 17
Ravioli, Veg Ravioli in Pink Sauce by Tarla Dalal
Ravioli is an Italian
delicacy, which takes a bit of time and effort to prepare but is completely worth every second you spend!
The Ravioli is prepared by cooking dough stuffed with a cheesy spinach and corn mixture. The stuffing includes ingredients like ga ....
08 Sep 17
Focaccia Bread, Homemade Italian Soft Bread by Tarla Dalal
Focaccia Bread is a soft Italian
bread that is sure to elevate the standard of any meal it is served with. This famous bread can be used to make sandwiches, toast or bread-based starters.
Loaded with herbs and black olives, the Focaccia Bread is bursting wit ....
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 ....
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