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Affogato parfait

Frozen dessert recipes

Affogato parfait

We’ve combined all the classic flavours of an Italian affogato – coffee, ice cream and...

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Roast pepper, anchovy and ricotta pizza

Pizza recipes

Roast pepper, anchovy and ricotta pizza

Ready-made frozen pizza dough is a life-saver when you’re short on time midweek. Roll them...

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Chorizo and ricotta penne

Quick pasta recipes

Chorizo and ricotta penne

This chorizo and ricotta penne pasta is the epitome of quick and easy. All you...

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Negroni punch

Summer cocktail recipes

Negroni punch

We’ve take a classic negroni recipe but increased the quantities (and added a little spritz) to...

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Lighter caponata

Healthy makeover recipes

Lighter caponata

Our lighter take on the classic Sicilian dish is less than 250 calories per serving...

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Aperol spritz

Summer cocktail recipes

Aperol spritz

Get into the spirit of summer with this classic Italian recipe. Chilled prosecco and Aperol...

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Classic negroni cocktail

Summer cocktail recipes

Classic negroni cocktail

Learn how to make this classic aperitif cocktail and serve alongside some delicious antipasti on...

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Poached peaches with zabaglione

Italian dessert recipes

Poached peaches with zabaglione

This classic Italian dessert pairs boozy zabaglione with soft poached peaches – all in under...

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Chicken with grilled peaches, pistachio mayonnaise and sweet and sour peppers

Chicken breast recipes

Chicken with grilled peaches, pistachio mayonnaise and sweet...

This Italian chicken dish, by Eleonora Galasso, is a true celebration of summery produce, colour...

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Mini sweet lasagnes

Lasagne recipes

Mini sweet lasagnes

Eleonora Galasso has put a sweet spin on this classic Italian dish. Her mini lasagnes...

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Venere nero rice with chicory, tuna and orange cream

Rice recipes

Venere nero rice with chicory, tuna and orange...

Eleonora Galasso’s black rice salad, with chicory, tuna and orange, would make a beautiful side...

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Gnocchi with roasted hazelnuts, garlic and anchovy cream

Gnocchi recipes

Gnocchi with roasted hazelnuts, garlic and anchovy cream

Got a spare batch of mash sitting in the fridge? Use it to make fresh...

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Smoky orange, roasted tomato and olive pappardelle

Quick pasta recipes

Smoky orange, roasted tomato and olive pappardelle

This vibrant, zesty pasta dish is a little unusual in its flavour combination. But as...

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Tortellini drop soup

Vegetarian pasta recipes

Tortellini drop soup

A bag of fresh tortellini is a standard weekday rescue dish. Instead of cooking it...

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All-in-one lasagne

Vegetarian main courses

All-in-one lasagne

An all-in-one vegetarian lasagne in which you stir cabbage, lentils and crème fraîche into the...

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Chickpea linguine with samphire and lemon

Quick vegetarian recipes

Chickpea linguine with samphire and lemon

Struggling to make it to payday? You can still dine like a king if you’re...

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Celeriac and rocket sformato

Italian vegetarian recipes

Celeriac and rocket sformato

This beauty of a dish, called a sformato, originates from Italy – think of it...

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Torta caprese

Italian dessert recipes

Torta caprese

Chef Francesco Mazzei shares his traditional Italian dessert, torta caprese, that’s perfect for a celebration...

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Lamb cutlets with cannellini beans, balsamic-roasted carrots and salmoriglio

Our favourite lamb recipes

Lamb cutlets with cannellini beans, balsamic-roasted carrots and...

Italian chef Francesco Mazzei shares his lamb cutlet recipe that’s perfect for a family get-together...

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Baked pasta with peas, broad beans, fresh herbs and grana padano

Creamy pasta recipes

Baked pasta with peas, broad beans, fresh herbs...

Serve Italian chef Francesco Mazzei’s baked pasta – in little bowls – as a dinner...

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Cheesy asparagus eggs on toast

Asparagus recipes

Cheesy asparagus eggs on toast

Francesco Mazzei says: “This asparagus with eggs is a great way to start the day,...

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Gnudi with fried sage, hazelnuts and jerusalem artichoke crisps

Vegetarian starter recipes

Gnudi with fried sage, hazelnuts and jerusalem artichoke...

You’ve heard of gnocchi but have you ever tried gnudi? They are little dumplings made...

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Pizzas with romesco sauce and greens

Pizza recipes

Pizzas with romesco sauce and greens

This vegetarian pizza recipe is topped with sweet romesco sauce, tenderstem broccoli, oozy burrata cheese...

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Red wine spaghetti with tomato and goat’s cheese

Quick pasta recipes

Red wine spaghetti with tomato and goat’s cheese

At a restaurant in Sardinia, we tried a dish in which the pasta was cooked...

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