Recipes ranging from easy to advanced, all hailing from the diverse regional cuisines of Southern Europe, including the Italy, Greece, Spain, Portugal, and more.
How to Make Portuguese Garlic and Cilantro Bread Soup (Açorda à Alentejana)
Açorda à Alentejana (Portuguese Garlic and Cilantro Bread Soup)
Overhead view of a fork of moussaka on a plate
Moussaka Recipe
Closeup of a serving plate of Greek lemon potatoes.
Patates Lemonates (Greek Lemon Potatoes)
Greek bifteki on a plate with tomato slices, red onion slices, mint leaves, and tzatziki.
Bifteki Recipe
Greek-American Gryo wrapped in aluminum foil on a bright blue plate.
Greek-American Lamb Gyros Recipe
Bowl of puree potato topped with fresh herbs next to a pile of sliced pita bread
Skordalia (Greek Garlic and Potato Spread) Recipe
Orange and Leek Loukaniko (Greek Sausage) Recipe
Three skewers of pork souvlaki on a plate with pita bread and tzatziki.
Pork Souvlaki with Pita and Tzatziki Recipe | Grilling
Kolokithokeftedes (Greek Zucchini Fritters) with Tzatziki Recipe
A serving bowl of avgolemono on the table. Some lemons are visible in the background.
Avgolemono Soup (Greek Lemon-Egg Chicken Soup) Recipe
Overhead of an easy-to-make chicken souvlaki meal with salad and pitas
Chicken Souvlaki With Tzatziki Sauce and Greek Salad Recipe
A slice of homemade spanakopita with large chunks of feta inside
Spanakopita (Greek Savory Greens Pie) Recipe
Horiatiki (Greek Salad) Recipe
How to Make Saganaki, the Greek Fried-Cheese Appetizer
Fanouropita (Cake For Lost Things) Recipe
Bowl of drunken pork stew in red wine with rice
Greek Drunken Pork Stew in Red Wine Recipe
sagnaki with walnut vinaigrette in a cast iron skillet
Saganaki With Walnut Vinaigrette (Greek Pan-Fried Cheese) Recipe
Mini Grilled Gyro Burgers With Tzatziki and Pickled Peperoncini Recipe
Potato haloumi gratin
Greek Potatoes Meet Saganaki and Gratin in This Quick Side
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Shrimp Saganaki Recipe
A wedge of spanakopita on a speckled white plate with a fork.
The Best Spanakopita Has More Than Just Spinach
Greek Butter Bean Salad With Tomatoes, Dill, and Oregano Recipe
It's All in the Char: Orange and Leek Loukaniko (Greek Sausage)
For the Best Greek Salad, Let Myth Be Your Guide, Not Your Master
Chicken Souvlaki with Tzatziki Sauce and Greek Salad
Chicken Dinners: Chicken Souvlaki with Tzatziki Sauce and Greek Salad
Keftedes Recipe | Grilling
Halloumi and Watermelon Salad
Wake and Bake: Fanouropita (Cake For Lost Things)
One-Pot Wonders: Greek-Style Rice Pilaf With Chicken Thighs
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) Recipe
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)
Overhead view of Malloreddus alla Campidanese in a white bowl on a titled background with pink floruishes surrounded by the pot and two wine glasses
Malloreddus Alla Campidanese (Sardinian Ridged Pasta With Saffron and Pork Ragù)
A bowl of creamy pasta with mushrooms
Creamy Pasta With Mushrooms (Pasta ai Funghi) Recipe
Overhead view of puntarelle salad on a colorful stripped background
Puntarelle Alla Romana (Puntarelle Salad With Anchovy and Garlic Dressing)
Overhead view of Fake nudja
Fake 'Nduja
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
Overhead of a focaccia di Recco on a serving board
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
Overhead shot of two white bowls filled with pasta with tomato sauce next to pot of pasta
Pasta With Spicy 'Nduja-Tomato Sauce Recipe
A bowl of paccheri pasta with flavorful sauce of beans and greens.
Pasta With Beans and Greens Recipe
Plated Roman-Style Spaghetti Alla Carrettiera
Roman-Style Spaghetti Alla Carrettiera (Tomato, Tuna, and Mushroom Pasta) Recipe
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
Homemade Neapolitan Pizza with pepperoni and basil on a pizza peel
Basic Neapolitan Pizza Dough Recipe
A loaf of focaccia on a wire baking rack.
Homemade Focaccia Bread Recipe
A forkful of spaghetti carbonara, held above a bowl of more spaghetti carbonara.
46 Saucy Italian Pasta Dishes You Should Know and Love
A black ceramic bowl of cooked homemade fettucine noodles sprinkled with black pepper and parmesan cheese.
Homemade Fresh Pasta Recipe