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Last Updated : Jan 04,2019
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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18 Jan 19
Baked Spaghetti in Tomato Sauce by Tarla Dalal
Baked Spaghetti in Tomato Sauce is an all-time favourite pasta preparation that appeals to all with its simple yet tangy flavour. Here, the spaghetti is cooked in a flavourful tomato sauce, garnished with cheese, and baked till perfectly done.
When making tomato-based sauces for pastas, it is ....
14 Jan 19
Cheesy Vegetable Pizza by Tarla Dalal
Cheese and veggies are probably the two things that first come to mind when one thinks of pizzas! Here, cheese and veggies are once again the heroes of the show, but with an exciting twist. In this Cheesy Vegetable Pizza, a thin pizza is coated with a creamy cheese sauce, topped with sautéed veggies ....
12 Jan 19
Creamy Tomato Spaghetti by Tarla Dalal
Some like it creamy, some like it tangy, some like their spaghetti to feature the best of both worlds! The Creamy Tomato Spaghetti is perfect for all – it has tomatoes in abundance including sun-dried, fresh cherry tomatoes, a good dose of cream and a dash of chilli flakes too.
12 Jan 19
Burrata Cheese and Cherry Tomato Crostini by Tarla Dalal
Crostini sounds like the name of a famous music composer, but it isn’t! It is a class of Italian
appetizers, made of small slices of grilled or toasted bread, brushed with butter or olive oil, and topped with varied cheeses, sauces, veggies or even fruits.
12 Jan 19
Mini Pizza Topped with Olive, Jalapeno and Cherry Tomato by Tarla Dalal
Here is a cheesy, tangy mini pizza, which can be an awesome starter for your kitty party! Since we have used readymade mini pizza bases, this recipe is also very easy to make.
It is the mix of toppings, ranging from olives and jalapenos to cherry tomatoes that makes this snack very exciting.
Cream Of Broccoli Soup, Veg Broccoli Soup Recipe by Tarla Dalal
A creamy, delicious soup that can be enjoyed hot during winters. Broccoli is a great way to add iron into your diet, and this soup is just the perfect way to include broccoli in your meals, especially if your family likes drinking up Soups
Mildly flavoured ....
07 Jan 19
Baked Cheesy Eggplant in Tomato Salsa, with Eggs by Tarla Dalal
Slices of brinjal, coated with eggs and breadcrumbs, are cooked till they become a irresistible golden in colour. These are then drowned in homemade tomato salsa and baked with a topping of cheese, and more cheese!
The tomato salsa has a fabulous mouth-feel, with the crunch of onions and capsi ....
03 Jan 19
Macaroni Hot Pot by Tarla Dalal
Macroni Hot Pot, a tiffin treat that tops children’s “must have list”, this dish makes a complete healthy meal with toasted bread. Remember to pack extra portions!
This baked dish is a tasty one-dish meal, it's an age old popular recipe and is just perfect for a quick dinner, no hassle of making ....
Stuffed Bulgur and Brinjal Bake by Tarla Dalal
Stuffed Bulgur and Brinjal Bake is a really off-beat and totally exotic dish that is sure to be enjoyed by everybody! Bulgur wheat is cooked with delicious veggies, tangy tomato sauce, aromatic herbs and spices, and stuffed into large brinjals.
This mouth-watering arrangement is then baked wit ....
Almond Biscotti by Tarla Dalal
Biscotti are a special class of biscuits, which are baked twice. This gives them a unique texture, which is firm to bite but soft on the palate! Baking twice also gives them a rich, well-done aroma.
This recipe shares the secret of making fabulous Almond Biscotti, with the aesthetic flavour ....
28 Dec 18
Fettuccine in Celery Almond Sauce by Tarla Dalal
Here is a rare delicacy out of Italian cuisine! Ribbon-like strands of fettuccine are dunked in a creamy celery and almond sauce to present a memorable treat. While adults will love the gourmet feel of the Fettuccine in Celery Almond Sauce, kids will enjoy the smooth, slippery strands.
28 Dec 18
Baked Vegetables in Spinach Sauce by Tarla Dalal
Baked Vegetables in Spinach Sauce is a sumptuous preparation of assorted vegetables in a creamy sauce that is reinforced with spinach puree. The spinach adds a new dimension to the white sauce, making it more colourful and tastier too. Myriad veggies add flavour, crunch and a delightful splash of co ....
25 Dec 18
Pizza Sauce, Quick Pizza Sauce by Tarla Dalal
Pizza Sauce is at the heart of a pizza’s success! Tangy and flavourful, it is responsible for giving out that appetizing aroma when the pizza gets baked.
Some like their Pizza Sauce more herby, while others like it more spicy, and yet others prefer a tangy overtone.
This recipe is a bala ....
Corn and Fusilli Soup ( Microwave Recipe ) by Tarla Dalal
Italian cuisine somehow has a very aesthetic and romantic appeal. Here is a light soup from the Italian repertoire that’s perfect for a romantic candlelight dinner with your sweetheart. The soup features a blend of textures including crunchy corn and soft pastas. The use of small pasta is crucial fo ....
Cheese Burst Pizza by Tarla Dalal
A cheesy, gooey Cheese Burst Pizza that beats any store-bought pizza hands-down, because this is made right in your own kitchen with the finest ingredients and your choice of toppings!
A gem from the hearty cuisine of Italy, this pizza is one that’s loved by kids and adults alike because every m ....
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 ....
10 Dec 18
Basic Pizza Base, How To Make Basic Pizza Base Recipe by Tarla Dalal
Pizzas have crossed geographical boundaries to become a hot favourite all over the world! While it is convenient to have Pizzas outside, it is also super fun to make it at home once in a while, because this gives you the freedom to make your pizza exactly the way you want it, with your favourite top ....
Baked Spinach with Spaghetti by Tarla Dalal
Vibrant green spinach puree and soft white spaghetti look great against each other. Pepped up with chillies and onions and bound by white sauce and oodles of cheese and cream, baked spinach with spaghetti is a rich offering that every diner is sure to relish. Remember to serve it fresh out of the ov ....
Masala Macaroni by irafee
Masala macaroni is a mouthwatering pasta recipe cooked in the traditional Indian way with select spice powders or masalas.
The boiled macaroni is tossed with onion, tomato, ginger, garlic and garam masala and served hot. A true fusion recipe of Italian macaroni pasta enrobed in Indian flavours ....
Baked Noodles with Spinach and Yoghurt by Tarla Dalal
An unusual combination of noodles and curds, all mixed together and baked, this is one quick, easy and tasty dish to conjure up. The dish is usually a little sour, but if you like it otherwise then add a pinch of sugar.
Tart ( Eggless Desserts Recipe) by Tarla Dalal
Cute and small, thick and crusty, tarts form a great base for desserts. They are usually made of flour, salt and butter, but ingredients like almonds might be added for a special touch. Rubbing the butter lightly with your fingertips while making tarts is an art that you can perfect with practice. O ....
22 Nov 18
Pasta Salad By bhaviniparekh2001 by bhaviniparekh2001
Pasta salad with boiled pasta or bean shaped macaroni tossed with carrots, hung curd and sweetened with pomegranates.
05 Nov 18
Spaghetti in Spinach Sauce by Tarla Dalal
From the kitchens of italy, we bring you this plateful of healthy iron treat! spinach is the main ingredient of this recipe which is not only iron rich but also an excellent source of vitamin a. Use of whole wheat spaghetti adds fibre to this recipe. This iron rich recipe is surely worth a try!!
30 Oct 18
Pasta in White Sauce by Tarla Dalal
White sauce, with its soothing texture and flavour, plays host to not just perfectly cooked fusilli but also a medley of colourful and crunchy veggies. Colourful capsicums, vibrant broccoli and crunchy baby corn endow this dish with a splash of colours, which is pretty to behold and tempting to bite ....
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