Pinch of Italy

Authentic Italian Homemade Recipes Straight From Italy

There are more than 5.000 authentic Italian recipes divided among Italy's regional and local cooking. With that said I just refered to the traditional recipes without counting the new modern ones. As my blog name here you'll find just a "pinch" of them listed because it's nearly impossible to make them all.

I invite you to check a few recipes in the links below. You'll get Italian pasta of course, some classics must try, some pillars of Italian cooking and sometimes my own twist as well.

SUMMER PASTA SALADS

When summer is at its peak what better than pasta salads. Whatever at home or at the beach this is the easy going way for most Italians. Pasta salads are enjoyed with tuna, chicken, shrimps and you'll have it made with no fuss. Take a closer look and click over to see how Italian make their pasta salads...

MUST TRY AUTHENTIC ITALIAN RECIPES

There are tons of Italian recipes that were never made to cross the ocean and land successfully in the states and abroad, they just bound to Italy. But there are ones however that had become real kings, queens and ambassadors of Italian cousine in the world. Here I can mention just a few that you can easily attempt to make at home as well. These are the must try of authentic Italian recipes to start with and if you haven't yet this is the right time.

4 STANDING PILLARS
OF ITALIAN COOKING THAT YOU CAN'T MISS

The 4 standing pillars are the recipes that had signed history of Italian cooking. They are many others of course but for the moment these are the ones I had chance to make at home. I strongly believe you heard about spaghetti alla carbonara, beef braciole, puttanesca and pasta fazool (with beans) just to mention a few.

If you been in Roma you'll definitively remind this one. This is really an authentic spaghetti alla carbonara...

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Spaghetti alla puttanesca sounds in Italian something like this: "spaghetti the whore’s way, though...

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Every region of Italy has its own recipe for beef braciole, but above all is in how many ways such recipe is called...

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Italian pasta e fagioli recipe or as it's called in south Italy "pasta e fazool" pasta with beans. The very traditional...

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