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.
Pinzini is an Italian fried bread, each little triangle puffs up when it is cooked, serve warm sprinkled with salt
It's hard to believe that something so simple can be so wonderful
Bring the taste of Italy to this quick and easy TV dinner: a great one to watch football by!
When you are buying pasta make sure it is good quality. Look for the words 'pasta di semola di grano duro' on the pack.
Mascarpone has both a richness and lightness that makes it the ideal ingredient for summery desserts. Add plenty of seasonal berries and you'll be in heaven!
These little scones are packed with Mediterranean flavours and are just the thing spread with butter at teatime. Alternatively, enjoy them with soup or other lunchtime foods.
What a wonderfully easy ice cream this is! The addition of nutmeg makes it a real winner with any hot apple dessert as the flavours complement each other to perfection.
If you have an aversion to kneading and proving dough, you'll love this recipe, made with scone dough for speed and ease. Vary the toppings according to what you like or need to use up. Either way, it's a real winner!
Sea bass fillets are readily available and the simple salsa verde gives them a touch of luxury. This wonderful summery recipe serves two but can easily be doubled for easy entertaining.
I think these twice-baked, very crisp biscuits are great for children to make and eat. After that, the adults in true Italian fashion sit down with a glass of chilled Vin Santo, and dip them into it before each bite.
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