Flavourful basil with parmesan, garlic, pinenuts and extra virgin olive oil. The amazing Italian classic pesto Genovese is the easiest fresh green sauce to serve with pasta and mix in numerous dishes when summer arrives.
Cicero's and Horace's favorite dish, lasagna was propably the first pasta ever made most likely descending from the Greek bread "laganon". Layered and filled with different kinds of cream like nowadays but only enjoyed by the rich people. Oven baked lasagna with bolognese and béchamel sauce is their most popular version.
Raita or raitha is served as a cooling side dish throughout most of India. Its basic ingredient is yoghurt (dahi – usually homemade) and then vegetables, herbs and spices are added in the inimitable Indian fashion. It can be compared to our own Greek tzatziki, apart from the fact that raita has many different herbal
The taste is unique, absolutely made with love; the classic Bolognese sauce is incredibly flavorful, hearty, with rich addictive aroma, almost creamy in consistency and so satisfying. It is the answer to the question ‘why we love Italian food’.