Cuisine of Italy

Italian cuisine is characterized by its flexibility, its range of ingredients and its many regional variations. It is an important element of the Italian lifestyle, and mainly reflects the rural culture and history of the many peoples of the country.

Table of contents
1 Dishes and Recipes
2 Italian Cuisine Ingredients
3 Italian Herbs and Spices

Dishes and Recipes

Antipasti

  • Caprese
  • Bruschetta
  • Bresaola

Italian soup and sauce recipes

Italian Breads & Pizza

Bread and Pizza recipes

  • Calzone imbottito
  • Pizza ai quattro formaggi
  • Focaccia al rosmarino
  • Pizza alla Napoletana
  • Pizza alle vongole
  • Pizza con aglio, olio e pepe verde
  • Pizza Margherita
  • Pizza Marinara

Pasta varieties - (over 650)

Pasta dishes

  • Bucatini all'Amatriciana, Bucatini coi Funghi, Bucatini alla Sorrentina
  • Cannelloni al Rag�, Cannelloni ai Carciofi
  • Penne all'Arrabbiata
  • Rigatoni alla Pajata, Rigatoni al Forno con Salsa Aurora
  • Spaghetti alla Bolognese, Spaghetti alla Carrettiera, Spaghetti al nero di seppia, Spaghetti alla Puttanesca, Spaghetti con la bottarga, Spaghetti Indiavolati, Spaghetti Siracusani
  • Tagliatelle alla Boscaiola, Tagliatelle ai Carciofi, Tagliatelle ai Funghi, Tagliatelle al Pomodoro, Tagliatelle al sugo di lepre, Tagliatelle al Rag�
  • Tortelloni alla zucca

Italian Fish

  • Baccal�

Italian Meats

Italian Wine

Italian cheeses

Italian Desserts and pastry

Italian Coffee (Caff�)

Famous Italian dishes

  • Fiorentina beefsteak

Italian Cuisine Ingredients

  • Asparagi (asparagus)
  • Baccal�
  • Borlotti
  • Bresaola
  • Carciofi (Artichokes)
  • Cavolfiore (Cauliflower)
  • Ceci (Chick Peas)
  • Cipolle (Onions)
  • Fregula
  • Farro
  • Finocchio (Fennel)
  • Funghi (mushrooms)
  • Lenticchie (lentils)
  • Melanzane (Aubergines}
  • Olive (olives)
  • Olive oil
  • Peperoni
  • Peperoncini
  • Pomodoro (tomatoes)
  • Porcini Mushrooms
  • Radicchio Rosso di Treviso
  • Rucola or Rughetta (Rocket)
  • Seppie
  • Spinaci (spinach)
  • Strawberries
  • Tartufi (truffles)
  • Testaroli
  • Tomatoes
  • Tripe
  • Trofie
  • Tuna
  • Zucchini

Italian Herbs and Spices

  • Oregano
  • Mint
  • Laureo (bay leaves)
  • Basilico (basil)
  • Prezzemolo (parsley)
  • Salvia (sage)
  • Timo (thyme)
  • Rosmarino (rosemary)
  • Ruccola (arugula)


See also: cuisine and the Wikipedia Cookbook

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