Italian Food

The Trick to Always-Creamy Cacio e Pepe Pasta, Straight from Rome

<i>Hip hip for dinner—faster. We partnered with Giovanni Rana , makers of traditional Italian fresh pasta, to share an extra-cheesy, homey recipe inspired by our editor Ali’s time in Rome.</i><p>One of the reasons to adore eating in Rome is that the experience is unapologetic (nothing at all like their …

Recipes

Bolognese Sauce (Ragù alla Bolognese) - Traditional Italian Recipe

This is a traditional Italian Bolognese sauce, a classic recipe, used to fill many kinds of pasta and lasagna. It is very easy and simple to prepare. …

Recipes

Easy Pumpkin Gnocchi with Sage Butter Sauce

5 from 1 vote<p>Print<p>Easy Pumpkin Gnocchi with Sage Butter Sauce<p>Prep Time<p>20 mins<p>Cook Time<p>10 mins<p>Total Time<p>30 mins<p>This is a super easy way to make …

Recipes

Celebrating Italian Cheese Week at Manitoba Tigella

If you love cheese (and quite frankly, who doesn’t?) then head to Manitoba Tigella to taste their Italian Cheese Week dishes and cheese board.<p>Last …

Food

In pictures: A Neapolitan dinner, with Rachel Roddy

A southern Italian restaurant, along with Guardian Cook columnist Rachel Roddy, puts on a dinner themed on the books of Elena Ferrante, celebrating the transformative power of books and food in aid of the Worldreader charity. Read more about it here...

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How to Build a Pasta-Ready Pantry (And Skip the Mid-Week Slump)

<i>By keeping a few quality ingredients on hand, you can quickly transform your dinners every night of the week. We partnered with Johnsonville to share a few ways we like to change it up with pasta.</i><p>Quick and flavorful weeknight pasta dinners (which I'm kind of known for) can come together easily with …

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Your San Marzano Tomatoes Are Probably Fake

The latest in food fraud news<p>Chefs all over the world swear by San Marzano tomatoes for anything that requires the canned nightshade: pizza, soup, …

Recipes

The Best Italian Restaurants In New York - New York

Outside of Italy, NYC is one of the best places in the world to eat Italian food. So, yes, this list could have been much longer than 20 restaurants. …

Restaurants

9 Secrets to Cooking Pasta Like a Pro | Cooking

You don't have to end up with mushy, overcooked pasta noodles. Follow these simple tips to pasta perfection:<p><b>1. Use a large pot for cooking pasta.</b><p>It …

Cooking

22 Mouthwatering Photos What Will Make You Want To Book A Trip To Italy

Ciao bella.<p>Posted on June 20, 2017, 19:45 GMT<p>1. This decadent pizza we are not worthy of.<p>@draganakaurin via Instagram<p>You'll find it at Pizzarium in Rome, and it's the real deal.<p>2. These heaping plates of pasta.<p>@_by_mimi via Instagram<p>More Carbonara, please.<p>3. This wonderful cone of …

Italy

Italian Stuffed Peppers with Ricotta #DairyMonth

Simply baked peppers stuffed with ricotta and mushrooms, topped with a rustic tomato sauce.<p><b>Italian Stuffed Peppers with Ricotta</b><p><b>By Sue Lau</b><p>#DairyMonth …

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The Fake Rolex of Canned Foods

San Marzano tomatoes are prized for their balanced flavor and distinct tomato-iness. Yet as home cooks become more and more enchanted with the …

Recipes

These Nutritionists Will Forever Change How You View Pasta and Its Health Benefits

I've always tried to convince myself that pasta is healthy to justify my frequent consumption of it. It wasn't until I traveled to Italy that I learned that I don't need to pretend and that pasta actually <i>isn't</i> bad for you like we've been taught to believe — when you eat it the right way. Promise! …

Nutrition

Fresh Pasta without a Machine

<b>Making fresh pasta without a rolling machine may seem like a daunting task, but have no fear, it’s actually pretty easy to do.</b>Last month I attended a …

Borough Market

The chef of the best restaurant in the world reveals the keys to making the perfect spaghetti marinara

Daniel Humm is the chef of the best restaurant in the world, Eleven Madison Park. Humm believes everyone should know how to make the perfect spaghetti with tomato sauce. Following is a transcript of the video.<p><i>I think chefs are very, pretty basic people. You know, simple. We get — we're happy when</i> …

Cooking

Agnello in umido (Lamb in Tomato Sauce)

Lamb may be my very favorite red meat. It’s more interesting than pork—as much as I enjoy it, too— and more savory than beef. So I guess it’s no …

Meat

Mariner’s Pizza (Pizza alla Marinara) – Traditional Italian Recipe

This Mariner’s pizza is so perfect for the spring-summer season! It goes ideally with a glass of beer (control your alcohol consumption – 1 glass is …

Pizza

22 Essential Summer Pasta Recipes to Carb-Load Through the Heat

Twirl your way to happiness with our bright, fresh summer pasta recipes<p>Pasta may be our go-to comfort food in cold-weather months, but it also makes …

Dinner

Traditional Italian Lasagna, made with a Bolognese Ragu and cheese sauce

One of the most loved foods in the world! This is a lasagna made the traditional Italian way, with a slow cooked ragu and a béchamel sauce …

Recipes

30 Days of Perfect Summer Tomatoes | Food & Wine

CON POULOS<p>This simple summer salad from Portland, Oregon chef Joshua McFadden perfectly showcases summer produce at its peak. This is the time that …

Foodies

How to Make Basil Pesto

It’s hot outside, so let’s to talk about basil pesto! Have you made it yet? Pesto is one of my absolute favorite, ultra-flavorful sauces, and it …

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14 Times America Committed Crimes Against Pasta

If I had a penne for every time someone ruined pasta...<p>Posted on June 15, 2017, 00:46 GMT<p>1. Everyone has made some questionable pasta choices, I get it...<p>Maybe you put ketchup on your pasta. Will I judge you for it? Yes. Is it an abomination? Not necessarily.<p>2. But sometimes people take it WAY. …

Food

Sicilian Tomato Pesto (Pesto Trapanese)

<i>Sicilian Tomato Pesto (Pesto Trapanese),</i> a delicious combination of fresh flavours and textures blended to form a wonderful pesto that will grace the …

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9 Italian Food Rules to Follow—Plus 1 to Break

Dining in Italy may seem like a casual, carefree pursuit, but in reality it’s a complex game of manners, with origins dating at least since the …

Italy

Add some spicy Asian fusion to your classic carbonara

This dish combines an Italian favourite with bold Japanese flavours<p>Carbonara is a classic Italian pasta dish featuring eggs, cheese and bacon. Thanh …

Recipes

Six pasta recipes and a bonus

We love pasta. A lot. Just check the pasta section of the Blue Kitchen archives, and you’ll find pages and pages of listings. That’s what we did to …

Dinner

Trying out #PrezzoLaFamiglia at NewSquare, West Bromwich

Italian food chain Prezzo recently launched a new concept on it’s already impressive menu. The #PrezzoLaFamiglia is a range of dishes that can be …

Food

Creamy Shrimp Asparagus Pasta

Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add the pasta and stir to prevent sticking. Cook pasta according to manufacturer's suggestion, usually …

Seafood

You Should Be Putting Vodka in Your Pasta

Though it may seem like a gimmick to add <b>vodka</b> to pasta, the spirit actually enhances the flavor of the tomatoes, especially if you use garden-fresh …

Recipes

This Is Where You'll Find Sydney's Finest Italian Food

When the cold nights draw longer it’s time for a feast of drastic proportions. Put the cookie down. Sydney has something even better and it involves …

Restaurants