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In our Italian recipes section you can find famous italian recipes for pasta, chicken, lasagna, gnocchi, tiramisu, risotto and much more. All of our recipes have simple to follow instructions and most of them include a photo. Browse below for the latest recipes. If you can't find what you are looking for, try the search function above.
 



Chicken boscaiola recipe 

A simple yet delicious Italian pasta dish that can be ready in under 15 minutes. Slices of boneless chicken breast are cooked with onion, garlic and mushrooms in a creamy sauce together with fried Prosciutto. The chicken sauce is served with penne pasta.
 
Tags: prosciutto, chicken breast, mushrooms, spring onions, penne 

Spaghetti carbonara (with prosciutto) recipe 

A simple, easy to make, delicious Italian pasta dish, spaghetti carbonara is pasta with a egg, cream and ham sauce, perfect as a fast dish, lunch or dinner. The sauce is basically cooked by tossing it in the hot pasta - the only thing that needs to be cooked in this recipe, besides the pasta is the prosciutto and onions. Serve the pasta with freshly cracked black pepper and grated Parmesan cheese.
 
Tags: eggs, prosciutto, double cream, Parmesan cheese, spaghetti 
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Italian almond biscotti recipe 

Biscotti is the Italian word for biscuits (biscotto in singular form) and refers to any kind of cookies. Worldwide, the term biscotti refers to hard, almond flavored cookies. Biscotti cookies are made using a two step baking process. The biscotti dough is first shaped into a log, baked half way, cut into biscotti and baked until ready.
 
Tags: almonds, flour, sugar, eggs, vanilla extract 

Lemon risotto recipe 

A simple, creamy risotto recipe using lemon rind and lemon juice as flavoring ingredient.
 
Tags: Arborio rice, butter, Parmezan cheese, lemon rind, dry white wine 
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Wild mushroom risotto recipe 

Risotto is a popular Italian dish, based on a special type of rice, called risotto rice. The rice is toasted with olive oil, then cooked with white wine and some kind of stock, vegetable, chicken or other. When the cooking is over, butter and Parmesan cheese are stirred in. Besides the basic ingredients, some extra ingredients are used, depending on the recipe. In this recipe, wild dried mushrooms cooked with garlic are used. Other risotto recipes use ingredients ranging form vegetables (such as courgettes) to fish (such as shrimps).
 
Tags: risotto rice, wild dried mushrooms, butter, garlic, Parmesan cheese 
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Spaghetti bolognese sauce recipe 

Bolognese (or bolognaise) sauce is one of the most well know Italian sauces for pasta. It is typically based on ground beef, celery, onion, carrot, tomatoes and a series of ingredients such as spices and seasonings that vary according to the recipe. This recipe takes some time to prepare but is one of the best recipes for bolognese sauce. You can serve the bolognese sauce over spaghetti or other type of pasta such as penne.
 
Tags: ground beef, celery, carrots, onions, garlic 
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Orange chicken recipe 

Orange chicken is a very popular chicken recipe, especially in the Asian cuisine. There are a lot of variations for this recipe, depending mostly on the ingredients used. In this recipe, boneless chicken pieces are coated first in a seasoned egg mixture, then in flour and cornstarch, deep fried and then stir-fried and cooked in an orange flavored sauce. The chicken can be cooked in a wok or a deep frying pan.
 
Tags: chicken breast, orange zest, light soy sauce, sesame oil, orange juice 
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Zabaglione recipe 

Zabaglione is a common Italian dessert, served on its own or used for making Tiramisu, The zabaglione consists of egg yolks and sugar flavored with a sweet white wine such as Moscato. The ingredients are cooked in a double boiler or in a bowl over a pan of simmering water. Zabaglione can be served hot or cold.
 
Tags: egg yolks, sugar, Moscato wine 

Italian chocolate espresso cake recipe 

A rich, chocolate cake for chocolate lovers with strong flavors of amaretto and espresso. 
Tags: unsalted butter, eggs, Amaretto liquor, Dark chocolate, Espresso coffee 

Pizza dough recipe 

A pizza dough recipe that can be easily frozen and cooked at any time. Top the pizza dough with your favorite ingredients and cook it in the oven for 8 to 10 minutes. You can also top the pizza dough and refrigerate it for several weeks; cook it without defrosting it in the oven for 10 to 12 minutes.
 
Tags: dry yeast, flour, olive oil, salt, water 
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