Food and wine from Italy.
Everyone is familiar with Italian pasta dishes. Lasagna and spaghetti are consumed the world over. Pizza is eaten even in small villages in India.
Despite the large number of ingredients, preparation of this traditional soup from the north is really simple. All the work is in simply chopping and slicing the vegetables and the ham.
The sauce is the main feature of this creamy dish. Prepare the enriched Alfredo sauce and pour it over boiled fetuccine.
First invented by the Roman chef after whom the dish is named, it consists of just pasta, parmigiano and butter.
You can use fresh pasta - a must for the best dishes - or you can make it yourself. If you choose to make it, here's how...
This is one of the dishes that have made Italian cuisine well know over the world. Try a few dishes from Southern Italy and you may never want to go home again.
This dish from Piedmont is only one of dozens from a section of this lovely country known for outstanding cuisine. Try it and you'll quickly become convinced.
This Sicilian lentil salsa is a sauce that takes just a bit more preparation but, oh my, are the results ever worth it!
Luckily, there are several ways to get that Sicilian sauce just right. Here's one example, a fine tomato-based concoction just right for fish dishes.
Preparation is simplicity itself in this case.