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Light Lunch

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Saltimbocca Recipe

Saltimbocca alla romana

This popular dish follows the authentic saltimbocca recipe from Rome and is super easy to make, so you have no excuse when friends or family pop over for lunch!
Italian Spinach Pie

Italian spinach pie

Called Torta Pasqualina in Italian, this popular recipe involves several steps but the results are worth it, as you'll discover when you cut into the first slice!
Risi E Bisi

Risi e bisi

Requiring very few ingredients, this pea and rice dish from Veneto is neither risotto nor soup! It's easy to make and great for when you want to stay light.
Octopus Carpaccio

Octopus carpaccio

Italian-style octopus carpaccio involves thin slices of cooked octopus with a citrus vinaigrette dressing: an impressive dish that's easier than you think to make.
Lentil Fritters

Lentil fritters

Typical of Sicilian street food, but also found at bars and cafes all over Italy at aperitivo time, Italian lentil fritters are perfect for your next dinner party.
Giardiniera Jar


Crunchy, colourful vegetables that remind you of a spring garden, Italian giardiniera is a refreshing side to any charcuterie board of cheeses and salumi.
Sfincione, Sicilian Pizza Squares

Sicilian pizza (Sfincione)

This Sicilian pizza is a generous, spongy, focaccia-like crust topped with a tomato sauce that’s enriched with strong cheese, anchovies, onions and oregano.
A modern update of the traditional couscous dish with Octopus, basil pesto and olives


To experience an explosion of Mediterranean flavours in the comfort of your own home, try this unique rendition of couscous featuring octopus, pesto and olives.