Made in Italy

Made In Italy is a ten-part series that airs Thursdays, 9pm on SBS.

A seafood snack that's ready in ten. This dish lends itself to plenty of tasty variations – try honey, soy and orange zest instead of the lemon and parsley combo, or...
In this series, Made in Italy, Silvia Colloca – actress and author of cookbook Silvia’s Cucina – will serve up an Italy rarely seen by tourists.
These are Italy's best loved cookies. It's always nice to have a stash on hand for a rainy day. You could also try your own flavour combinations, such as...
One of my favourite spring classics is pizza rustica, a savoury pie. It's made with ricotta, pecorino, eggs and silverbeet.
Haven’t heard of Silvia yet? It’s time for an education. The food blogger and joyous Italian mama will soon grace our TV screens with her new show Made in Italy...

Made in Italy recipes

This seafood salad makes for a stunning antipasto or light lunch. Be sure to buy the freshest octopus possible to ensure its tender once cooked.
This rustic Italian dish is the love child of pasta and soup. Enjoyed in both Abruzzo and Molise, it's quintessential comfort food. The borlotti beans are cooked...
Small pasta varieties, like ditalini, makes an ideal substitute for rice in risottos. This rustic dish sees the pasta mixed with chickpeas and baby clams that...
The people of Abruzzo seldom indulge in lavish cakes or pastries, but when the occasion calls for it, home cooks often draw on the region's ancient recipe for...
Most regions of Italy have a version of stuffed capsicum, sometimes using mince meat. This easy-to-make vegetarian offering features ricotta, egg, pecorino,...
Meaty cannelloni is a staple dish at special occasions in Italy. This recipe includes veal mince, mozzarella and a rich tomato sauce. Serve as a delicious...
These tasty bites are filled with a summery stewed capsicum and mozzarella-like cheese called caciocavallo.
As any Italian nonna will attest, cooking an authentic lasagne isn't easy, but it's well worth the effort! This version features a rich ragù of beef mince,...
This is a great throw-together dish for when your cupboards and fridge are erring on the empty side. The pancetta, pecorino and thyme will infuse your soup with a...
Perfect for parties or outdoor picnics, you can prepare these skewers the day before. Just keep them in the fridge wrapped in butcher's paper or baking paper...
Signora Matilde taught me this recipe in Abruzzo, she let me in on another kitchen secret: it is better to accompany the act of cooking with a glass of chilled...
In agriturismi (farmhouse restaurants) across Italy, you'll find dishes such as this one. The fare is rustic, simple and made from local ingredients, often grown...
Made from spelt and regular baker's flour, this Italian loaf requires almost no kneading at all. The trick is leaving your dough to prove in the fridge for 6-8...
In this rustic Italian dish, squid, scampi and barramundi shine in a sea of tomato and red wine sauce. The addition of homemade pasta takes the seafood stew from...
This decadent dessert has all your bases covered: buttery pastry, liqueur-spiked ricotta, crowning cherries and a layer of chocolate to boot. If you're making the...

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