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Italian Main Dishes You Won’t Believe That Are Actually A Thing

Lasagna is among the Italian Main Dishes.

Italian cuisine needs no introduction. It’s famous around the world, for all the right reasons. We love their pasta, their soups, their Tiramisu—there’s just nothing they can do wrong. Their food is a symbol of quality and excellence, especially since each region, town and village offers their own definition of taste and delight. And while […]

What is Pizzoccheri? ( Traditional Italian Buckwheat Pasta Recipe)

pizzoccheri alla valtellina

The world of Italian pasta has its superstars (e.g., spaghetti, linguine, etc.), but there are several other intriguing pastas that remain somewhat under the radar, and pizzoccheri would definitely fall into this category. Contrary to its somewhat misleading name, pizzoccheri doesn’t have anything to do with pizza; instead, it’s a flat, ribbon pasta comprised primarily […]

20 of The Best Regional Holiday Recipes from Italy

20 regional holiday recipes from Italy

The holidays are here and we couldn’t be hungrier for some traditional, festive Italian holiday dishes. Rather than just any Italian dishes, we’ve rounded up popular holiday recipes from each of Italy’s regions. 1. Cotechino e Lenticchie from Emilia Romagna Enjoy lentils and cotechino sausage around the Holidays. Follow this simple recipe, but give yourself […]