Buon appetito!

1. Caprese Salad with Pesto Sauce
Recipe by Chef Joey Matthew

A great antipasto bite to start your meal with. Juicy tomatoes and mozzarella cheese salad topped with freshly made pesto sauce.


2. Panzenella
Recipe by Chef Ritu Dalmia

Panzenella is a Tuscan bread salad, ideal for summer. It does not follow a particular recipe. but the two ingredients that do not change are tomatoes and bread. This salad is great with a chilled glass of Prosecco and lots of sunshine!


italian-recipes-2-photo.jpg3. Bruschetta
Recipe by Chef Joey Matthew

Country bread sliced and topped with different toppings - the evergreen tomato-basil and an inventive mushroom-garlic. The classic Italian starter!


4. Focaccia Bread
Recipe by Chef Vicky Ratnani

Fresh dough is topped with caramelized onions, olives, tomato slices, basil leaves, grated parmesan cheese and baked delicious!

5. Pasta Carbonara
Recipe by Chef Ritu Dalmia

This simple Roman pasta dish derives its name from 'carbone' meaning coal. It was a pasta popular with the coal miners. The original recipe calls for guanciale, which is pig's cheek, but since its not easily available, the chef has used bacon instead.

6. Margherita Pizza
Recipe by Chef Joey Matthew

Fancy a pipping hot pizza, fresh out of the oven? Create one at home! One of the most loved Italian dishes, here's the recipe of 'Pizza Margherita'! Need we say more?


italian-recipes-6-photo.jpg7. Mushroom Risotto
Recipe by Chef Divya Burman

A plateful of buttery risotto with the goodness of mushrooms. Great to feed a hungry horde!


8. Pasta Con Pomodoro E Basilico
Recipe by Chef Ritu Dalmia

This is the most basic and simplest cooked pasta sauce, hence it is the benchmark of a good Italian home cook.


9. Tiramisu - The 'pick-me-up' cake
Recipe by Chef Ritu Dalmia

The delightful tiramisu recipe with sponge fingers soaked in coffee, layered around and smeared with a creamy mascarpone mixture. The word 'tiramisu' in Italian means 'pick-me-up'. Owing to its caffeine kick it sure does!


10. Panna Cotta With Raspberry Coulis
Recipe by Chef Joey Matthew

End your meals, the Italian way! A dessertis made with gelatine, cream and milk. Chilled and served with whole raspberries and raspberry coulis. Panna Cotta, in Italian, means 'cooked cream.'