Italian recipes

Italian recipes are among the best-loved in the world. Italian starters are particularly popular amoingst Mydish members evidence by the huge number and variety of Italian starters collected on the website.

In general there are Italian dishes to suit every occasion – you can linger over creamy Tiramisu, share Pizza with friends or feed the whole family on fresh Spaghetti Bolognaise. Italian cuisine is simple and healthy. Italian dishes tend to be based on fresh, wholesome Mediterranean ingredients – tomatoes, herbs, olive oil.

Italian food is also regional in nature. From the cakes and confectionary that makes Turin famous, through Genoa as a centre for fish and pesto to the delicate sea food of Liguria and the famous dishes of Tuscany down to the smoky, spicy flavours of Sicily there is so much scope to experiment with Italian recipes and food traditions.

Some of the more popular Italian dishes here on Mydish include this Lasagne which takes a while to make, but it is worth it or this Spaghetti Carbonara, a traditonal italian comfort food, which is fairly simple, easy and cheap to make or this Quick Italian Risotto which is light and tasty and can be made in 10 minutes.