Top 20 Veg Italian Recipes
Out of all the international cuisines, Indians are truly obsessed with Italian food and we often fall back on pasta and pizzas to satisfy our cravings for a hearty meal.
Once you get a hang of Italian basics, you can mix and match the sauces and seasonings to make marvellous dishes. Our section of Italian basic will help you master recipes like Pizza Sauce, Thin Crust Pizza Base, Boiled Pasta, Fresh Pasta Dough, Pesto Sauce, white sauce, red sauce.
Italians love their plates of pasta. There are innumerable types of pasta available and each can be prepared in countless ways, to create delightful Pasta Treats. Italian cuisine is varied and pleasing, with a heavy influence of herbs, garlic and olive oil. There are so many varieties to choose among Italian dishes, when it comes to pasta - penne, bow, fusilli, lasagne, macaroni, spaghetti, tagliatelle and ravioli among others - that you can toss them in plentiful sauces, vegetables and enjoy a substantial meal.
Baked Spaghetti in Tomato Sauce is an all-time favourite pasta preparation that appeals to all with its simple yet tangy flavour. Wonderfully flavoured with spices and herbs, the Pasta in White Sauce is another delight to devour. You can add some vegetables to add a medley of colour and crunch to the dish.
Indians love fusion food. Try this Madras meets Milan, in this innovative preparation of Bow Pasta with Curried Vegetables or this Baked Pav Bhaji Pasta that will pleasantly surprise you with its vast spectrum of flavours and textures.
Did you know that many Italians like to bake their bread fresh at home just like we prepare our rotis and parathas every day? Bread is served as an accompaniment to soups and pasta and also used to make several other dishes. Try your hand at some famous Italian bread delights like Focaccia, Baguette, Soft French Bread. You can further make crostini classic 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. Make these Burrata Cheese and Cherry Tomato Crostini or Pesto and Roasted bell pepper. You can never go wrong with this Stuffed Cheesy Garlic Bread which can be served with soup or enjoyed as a snack by itself.
Pizza is one food that needs no introduction, to anybody in the world. From kids to adults, it is a hot pick. Whether you like it plain with just cheese and pizza sauce or with a whole lot of toppings, you can savour your pizza the way you like it. A classic Margherita with a zesty pizza sauce and a generous layer of cheese, with basil flavour or a gooey Cheese Burst Pizza that beats any store-bought pizza.
Pizza in a sandwich, sandwich like a pizza, call it what you will, but the truth is that this Cheesy Sandwich Pizza is a delicious snack that combines the best aspects of two of your favourite snacks!
In any culture, desserts hold a special place because they have the potential to turn a simple meal into a memorable one. Italian cooking is incomplete without the mention of this famed dessert that is as popular beyond the shores as it is within Italy. Literally translated Tiramisu means “lift me up”.
Almond Biscotti with a cup of Hot Coffee or Hot Chocolate. You can serve them fresh and warm, or cool and store in an airtight container.