Italian Cuisine

Italian cuisine is part of the healthy Mediterranean diet and goes beyond the well-known pasta, pizza and risotto dishes. Let these recipes and foods take you on a culinary tour to Italy, filled with fresh ingredients, delicious flavours and vibrant colours. 

Experience homemade Italian cuisine around your own kitchen table and share it with family and friends. 

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Chicken saltimbocca with sage and prosciutto

Chicken saltimbocca with sage and prosciutto

This chicken saltimbocca recipe features pan-seared chicken with sage wrapped in prosciutto. It is then cooked to perfection in a delicious white wine sauce with a hint of lemon. An easy and delicious dinner recipe that comes together in under 30 minutes. It is...

Caprese salad with burrata cheese

Caprese salad with burrata cheese

This Caprese salad with burrata and arugula puts Italy on a plate by combining delicious Italian ingredients. The ripe and juicy tomatoes give this dish its sweetness, the peppery arugula its tanginess, while the fresh basil leaves provide colour and aroma and the...

Gorgonzola and pear salad with pecans

Gorgonzola and pear salad with pecans

This gorgonzola and pear salad combines crispy Romaine lettuce with peppery arugula, creamy gorgonzola cheese, sweet pear and pecans. The flavours of this sweet and savoury salad are balanced with a honey mustard dressing. At first glance, it looks like this salad has...

Warm blue cheese and fig bruschetta

Warm blue cheese and fig bruschetta

Creamy blue cheese combined with sweet fresh figs makes this bruschetta a scrumptious appetizer at a dinner party, a picnic, as part of a cheese board or even as a simple yet delicious light meal all on its own. Fresh figs have something unique. The cone shaped fruit...

Fennel soup with zucchini and star anise

Fennel soup with zucchini and star anise

Fennel together with zucchini and star anise combines into a creamy and silky soup with a delicate anise-like aroma full with nutrients and fibres. Fennel is a vegetable that is often used raw in salads, roasted, or grilled to eat as a side dish. It's also a vegetable...

Roasted chestnut and rocket pesto sauce

Roasted chestnut and rocket pesto sauce

This roasted chestnut and rocket pesto provides an interesting pungent twist and is a cheaper alternative to the traditional pesto Genovese. Pesto is such a versatile sauce which can be used in so many recipes. Most people will know the traditional version, 'pesto...

Oven roasted fennel and carrots

Oven roasted fennel and carrots

Oven roasted fennel and carrots, with perfectly balanced flavours make a great side dish for a large range of meals. This roasted fennel recipe is really easy to make and very tasty. Not everyone likes the outspoken taste of fennel bulbs. The anise liquorice flavour...

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