Italian pasta recipes :
from how to make pasta
to creating delicious meals.
Quick and easy Italian pasta recipes :
each authentic recipe has been handed down from friends in Italy and tried and tested by us!
Everyone knows that pasta is a huge part of Italian food culture. In Italy it’s eaten as a course on its own - between the appetizer and the main (usually meat) course.
At special occasions like weddings, it’s not unusual for there to be two or more pasta courses.
So next time you’re invited to a real Italian celebration don’t be tempted to fill yourself up with the first dish - there will be many more to come!
Each link will take you to one of our simple, delicious recipes. Have fun!
How to make pasta.
Lots of people are wary of making their own, but there’s really nothing to it. It’s fast, fun, and the taste is simply delicious.
This recipe will give you a delicious meal in minutes.
Have fun making different types of
colored pasta using only natural ingredients.
It’s so easy to do, and your kids
will love helping.
How to make gnocchi.
Lighter than the shop-bought version, this gnocchi recipe makes the most delicious,
filling, winter meal in half an hour.
So, as the nights draw in, warm
your family with gnocchi!
How to make lasagne.
Lasagne is one of the most well known of Italian pasta recipes. Here we demonstrate how to make a meat lasagne with a delicious cheese sauce.
Great comfort food!
Yes that's right - not spaghetti but tagliatelle
bolognese. Did you know that spaghetti should never be used with a meat sauce?
You'll be surprised how much difference this delicious recipe makes to a standard dish.
Lemon garlic prawn pasta.
This versatile recipe is delicious on its own
but even better when served with one of our fresh pastas.
For best results team it with one of the wide, ribbon pastas like tagliatelle.
Crab with fettucini.
Another of our delicious fish recipes, this one can be as simple or as complicated as you like.
Fresh or dried pasta, fresh or tinned crab - the choice is yours. Either way this is a simple but luxurious dish.
Macaroni and mozarella.
One of the most popular authentic Italian pasta recipes, this is a new spin on macaroni cheese - macaroni with mozarella.
A great dish for vegetarians and for those in a hurry, it's a nutritious, delicious meal you can make in minutes.
Cold Italian pasta salad.
Summer or winter, salad is always
on the menu in Italy. This recipe is the
Colourful, tasty and healthy, the
combination of flavours is to die for.
If you like to make your own pasta, try turning your hand to making pizzas too. Here are some authentic Italian
which are easy to make and delicious to eat!
Looking for a gift of Italian pastas to send to friends? This link will take you to one of our trusted affiliate sites which allows you to design your own gourmet Italian food basket
which includes delicious pastas and sauces.
If you're looking for authentic information about regional foods from Italy, have a look at our friends Paolo and Lucia's website. They're passionate about their country and its food - and it shows! Find them at
Italian food products
- and enjoy!
Finish off your meal with one of our simple, deliciously authentic
Italian dessert recipes
- they are so absolutely scrummy!
If you love to make your own Italian pasta recipes, you may like our
Italian bread recipes
too - they're all so easy to make and so delicious to eat!
Italian pasta recipes to our home page about Italian culture.