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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.
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 ....
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, ....
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 ....
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
10 Jun 17
Olive Cream Cheese Dip by Tarla Dalal
Olives are almost always served in Italy, a custom that comes down from Roman times. Pickled olives have been served as a snack or after a meal along with cheese for hundreds of years.
A combination of truly authentic Italian
flavours, cream cheese, perked u ....
23 May 17
Chocolate Ricotta Torte by Tarla Dalal
A favourite Italian
dessert of a sinfully rich chocolate cake sandwiched with a fruity ricotta filling topped with coffee cream. "ricotta" is a fresh and creamy soft Italian cheese similar to cottage cheese, but with a sweeter flavour, ideal for savouries and de ....
22 May 17
Zuccoto by Tarla Dalal
This is a special dessert from Florence. The shape of the dessert is said to resemble the dome of Florence's famous church, the Duomo.
Rum soaked sponge cake strips lined a glass bowl, sandwiched with an awfully rich chocolate cream and filled a lemon and fruit flavoured ice-cream. Deep frozen ....
18 May 17
Layered Burrata Cheese and Tomatoes by Tarla Dalal
Burrata is a special type of cheese made with mozzarella and cream. This unusual Italian
cheese has a soft texture and fresh flavour, which combines beautifully with breads as well as veggies.
In this innovative starter, tomato slices are layered with burrat ....
15 May 17
Stuffed Focaccia by Tarla Dalal
flat bread has got its name from the latin word focus, which means "hearth". Italian style ingredients such as roasted peppers, sun-dried tomatoes, olives, fragrant fresh or firm ripe tomatoes will complement this bread dough to perfection.
I ha ....
15 May 17
Tomatoes Stuffed with Spaghetti by Tarla Dalal
If you believe that red and white is a great combination, and enjoy the mix-and-match of tanginess and mildness, then this gourmet preparation will be a heavenly treat for you.
Juicy tomato cups are filled with boiled spaghetti in a soothing white sauce pepped up with crunchy capsicum, and baked ....
15 May 17
Three Bean Salad by Tarla Dalal
Tuscans take great pride in cooking and eating and are known for their hefty appetites. Beans appear frequently in many guises in their cooking, as they are filling and form a substantial meal. This Tuscan inspired salad is a combination of beans in an oregano tomato dressing which makes a quick an ....
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