Want to learn more about Italian cuisine, food history, cooking techniques, ingredients, and more? Read our guides, features, and personal essays to deepen your knowledge of Italian food.
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Veal Milanese with Arugula Salad Recipe
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The Ultimate Italian-Themed Gift Box, From Serious Eats to You
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Speck, the Smoked Ham of Alto Adige
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Does Vodka Sauce Really Need Vodka? | Ask The Food Lab
PizzArte (Midtown, Manhattan)
What to Expect at a Neapolitan Pizzeria
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How to Cook Italian Food Like an Italian
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What Is a DOP Tomato?
Pouring some amaro into a small glass.
Amari 101: Your Guide to Italy’s Essential Bittersweet Liqueurs
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Love Italian Food? 5 Essential Cookbooks for Your Collection
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All About Tomato Passata, Italy's Puréed Pantry Essential
An assortment of cookies typically found in an Italian bakery.
A Closer Look at Your Italian Bakery's Cookie Case
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Essential Equipment for Making Cannoli at Home
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Scooped: Pistachio Gelato with Strawberry Sauce Recipe
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Seriously Italian: Punctuating Flavors with Ricotta Salata
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Meet the Italian Ice Cream Sandwich: Brioche Con Gelato
Pork, Salt, Air, and Time: The Long Road to Prosciutto di Parma
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A Pizza Snob's Approach To Toppings
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The Serious Eats Guide To Pizza In Naples
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Pantry Essentials: All About Pesto
How to Make a Mixed-Green Salad Like You Actually Care
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Skip the Pasta and Make Lasagna With Polenta Instead
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Italian Easy: Pan Fried Whitefish with Artichokes, Olives, and Sun-Dried Tomatoes
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The Secrets to Making Philadelphia's Best Panettone
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The Nasty Bits: Lardo
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A Beginner's Guide to Italian Wine
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Serious Entertaining: An Italian Picnic
Lemon Pine Nut Biscotti Recipe
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Gricia, Amatriciana, Carbonara: The Origins of Rome's Pasta Classics
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What Is VPN Pizza?
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Pappa al Pomodoro: The Tuscan Tomato Soup for Every Season
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Seriously Italian: Mint in Italian Cooking
Cookbook Review: 'Downtown Italian' Delivers the Goods From a NYC Icon We Love
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Wine Region You Should Know: Italy's Etna DOC
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Pizza Bianca in Rome: A Head-to-Head Taste Test And Then Some
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'Rustic Italian Food' | Cook the Book
The pasta on a large serving platter, sprinkled with parsley-flecked breadcrumbs.
Lobster Fra Diavolo
Deep golden brown fish fillets on a large serving platter are covered in a creamy, glossy, perfectly emulsified butter sauce, studded with capers and flecked with minced parsley.
Fish Piccata
A large platter of fritto misto di mare with fried shrimp, squid, and smelt.
Fritto Misto di Mare (Fried Mixed Seafood)
Closeup overhead of a skillet of baccalà alla napoletana.
Baccalà alla Napoletana (Neapolitan-Style Braised Salt Cod With Tomatoes, Olives, and Capers)
A serving of cioppino in a bowl, overflowing with plump shrimp, mussels, clams, calamari, fish, and more. There's a piece of deeply toasted sourdough on the side, and a small bowl holding a roasted red pepper condiment.
Cioppino (San Francisco Seafood Stew)
Overhead of a plate of shrimp risotto
Risotto ai Gamberi (Shrimp Risotto)
Deeply browned braised swordfish steaks on a platter with a rich tomato, caper, olive sauce.
Agghiotta di Pesce Spada (Sicilian Braised Swordfish With Tomatoes and Olives)
A bowl of creamy pasta with mushrooms
Creamy Pasta With Mushrooms (Pasta ai Funghi) Recipe
A whole roasted black bass that was buried in a mound of salt on a baking sheet is exposed after the salt crust was cracked and removed.
Salt-Baked Whole Fish With Fresh Herbs
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Focaccia di Recco
A closeup of a serving platter of fried salt cod fillets.
Filetti di Baccalà (Roman-Style Fried Salt Cod Fillets)
Slicing a pizza with charred broccoli rabe
Outdoor Pizza Oven Charred Broccoli Rabe and Anchovy Pizza
Burst cherry tomato outdoor oven pizza being slid off a peel onto parchment on a pizza pan
Outdoor Pizza Oven Burst Cherry Tomato, Shallot, and Herb Pizza
Nduja pizza cooked in outdoor pizza oven on a piece of parchment set on a pizza pan
Outdoor Pizza Oven 'Nduja Pizza
Armenian pizza being cut with a pizza cutter
"Armenian" Pizza With Spiced Lamb Sausage, Armenian String Cheese, and Sumac
Hands shaping outdoor pizza oven pizza dough on a floured counter
Outdoor Pizza Oven Pizza Dough
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Pasta With Spicy 'Nduja-Tomato Sauce Recipe
A bowl of rigatoni with greens and beans.
Pasta With Beans and Greens Recipe
White bean, tuna, and pickled red onion salad on a white plate
White Bean and Tuna Salad Recipe
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Roman-Style Spaghetti Alla Carrettiera (Tomato, Tuna, and Mushroom Pasta) Recipe
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Sicilian-Style Spaghetti Alla Carrettiera (Fresh Tomato and Garlic Sauce) Recipe
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Roast Pork Shoulder Ragù in Bianco With Pasta Recipe
Panzanella salad with tomatoes and basil in a bowl.
Classic Panzanella Salad (Tuscan-Style Tomato and Bread Salad) Recipe