We'd defy anyone to say they don't like Italian food! Delia's recipes cover everything from a dazzling array of pasta dishes through to pizza and such classics as Veal Milanese, Beef in Barolo and Chicken Cacciatora, a recipe that's become a firm favourite at Delia Online.
Yes, smoked fish is expensive, but you'll find that a little goes a long way in this luxurious supper dish for two, so go on - why not treat yourself?
This is my adaptation of a cake still served in the famous Harry’s Bar in Venice. You can eat it sipping a Bellini cocktail or with coffee at any time of day. But for me, lunch in the restaurant with this as a dessert has always been a sublime treat.
If you want to make pesto in advance - cover it with cling film, making sure it actually touches the surface of the sauce. You can keep it in the fridge for a week.
Delia's Ragu Bolognese sauce is transformed into Spaghetti Bolognese with the addition of tomatoes and basil
Use a portion of Delia's Ragu Bolognese, add macaroni pasta and a white sauce to transform it in to Baked Macaroni Pie
One of the best pasta sauces of all, and it can be made ahead and re-heated (it even freezes well).
This is exquisite and pappardelle which are wide flat ribbons work well but any dried pasta can be used.
The glorious combination of tomatoes, Mozzarella and avocado are all put together and drizzled with a herb vinaigrette
If speed is of the essence, I cannot think of a quicker way to feed four veggies more handsomely.
Inspired by one of Delia's favourite Italian classics - and a mystery trip to Venice - this recipe is a great way to cook liver or, indeed, fillet steak if you really want to push the boat out for a special occasion.
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