Italian Food cuisine combines ingredients such as fish, meat, tomatoes, dried herbs & spices, pasta, cheese & sauces. Italian cuisine is by far the most popular cuisine in the world with influences abroad. Italian dishes have mainly four to eight ingredients which give them simplicity. Wine & cheese are a major part of this cuisine & makes up of the global cuisine.

Popular dishes of the Italian Food cuisine are Bruschetta, Focaccia, Pizza, Risotto, Tiramisu, Meatballs, Biscotti, Minestrone, Baked Ziti, Pasta, Lasagna & Spaghetti.

Italian cuisine has a variety of pasta. Noodles are characterized as pasta & can be found in many shapes, sizes. widths & lengths. They are named based on their shapes which are Anelli, Angel Hair, Bucatini, Canneroni, Cannelioni, Casarecce, Castellane, Cellentani, Conchiglie, Ditalini, Farfalle, Fettucine, Fideo, Fisarmoniche, Fusili, Garganelli, Gemelli, Gigli, Gnocchi, Insalatonde, Lasagna, Linguine, Lumaconi, Macaroni, Mafalda, Maltagliati, Manicotti, Orecchiette, Orzo, Pappardelle, Pastina, Penne, Radiatori, Reginette, Riccioli, Ricciutelle, Rigatoni, Rotini, Ruote, Spaghetti, Spighe, Stelline, Tagliatelle, Torchietti, Ziti.

Swiss Chard Crêpe Lasagne

Swiss Chard Crêpe Lasagne

SWISS CHARD CRÊPE LASAGNE This Recipe Serves 2-4   Swiss Chard Crêpe Lasagne is a combination of crepes that are stacked up like a lasagne, with a filling in between the crepes. Spinach may be substituted for the Swiss Chard in this recipe or any other fillings that you prefer. I love this combination & it’s…

Garlic Butter

Garlic Butter

GARLIC BUTTER   This Buttery Recipe Makes ± 50ml   Garlic butter, otherwise called beurre à la bourguignonne, is a compound spread utilized as a seasoning. Garlic & butter consolidate to make a delectable & rich spread that you can put on bread, naan,  use in a variety of recipes & more. You can likewise make…

Gnocchi Chicken Steaklet Pasta

Gnocchi Chicken Steaklet Pasta

GNOCCHI CHICKEN STEAKLET PASTA   This Recipe Serves 1     Gnocchi Chicken Steaklet Pasta is something that I found quiet easy to prepare for lunch. It looks appetizing & tastes even better. Gnocchi are different thick, delicate dough dumplings which are a type of pasta. Gnocchi can be obtained ready made from markets or they can be…

Tomato Puree

Tomato Puree

TOMATO PUREE   This Recipe Makes ± 100ml Puree     Tomato puree is a thick fluid made by cooking & straining tomatoes. The method that I use to prepare the puree is a much quicker & efficient way. The distinction between tomato paste, tomato puree, & tomato sauce is consistency; tomato puree has a thicker consistency…

Easy Pizza Dough

Easy Pizza Dough

EASY PIZZA DOUGH   This Italian Recipe Makes ± 4 Bases (Crusts)     This easy pizza dough recipe will have you making homemade pizzas in no time. Homemade pizza gives you the option of choosing your toppings & who doesn’t love making their own choices when it comes to food. The base of the pizza is called…

Healthy Sausage Pasta

Healthy Sausage Pasta

HEALTHY SAUSAGE PASTA   This Italian Food Recipe Serves 3-5   This Healthy Sausage Pasta recipe is a great light meal. It’s fairly good for those who are on a diet but are still craving that pasta goodness. Healthy Sausage Pasta Ingredients: 2-3 links of sausages 1 packet wholewheat penne rigate pasta (500 grams) ½ jar Ina Paarman’s…