At the heart of Italian cooking are the principles of simplicity, and eating with the seasons using ingredients from the region. So, in this recipe booklet you’ll find a “A Taste of Italy” – a diverse collection of regional Italian culinary gems.
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Welcome to this Filippo Berio Alfresco Italian recipe selection of our favourite picnic treats! We hope you enjoy making and devouring them as much as we’ve enjoyed collecting and creating these wonderful classic recipes for when the sunshine calls.
From quick, healthy snacks to signature dinners, from surprising pastas to irresistible desserts, Vegan Italian is a wonderful resource for any vegan or, indeed, anyone who enjoys exceptional Italian food!
Vegan Meal Plan
A meal plan to support anyone thinking of trying Veganuary (going vegan for January), going vegan but don’t know where to start or just want to experiment with more plant-based food! The plan includes a weeks worth of simple, healthy and delicious recipes which you can mix and match, batch cook or meal prep to suit you!
One Pot Suppers
The classic tastes of Italy in delicious, easy to make, budget friendly ‘One Pot Suppers’. By following these simple and versatile recipes you’ll be able to create scrumptious meals in no time at all. For convenience, most of these recipes can be made in batches to freeze.
A Celebration of Italian Vegetables
Italy’s celebration of vegetables is as ancient as the land itself. Especially in the south, known as the ‘Garden of Italy’, where a wonderful selection of verdure is grown and enjoyed. This natural abundance, combined with the economic poverty of the region, meant that vegetables and cheese, rather than more expensive meat or fish, became the main ingredients in so called Cucina Povera.
With a sprinkling of Parmesan cheese and a drizzle of olive oil, these ‘humble’ dishes offer some of the most authentic and delicious flavours of Italy, and it’s now our pleasure to introduce you to some of them in our Celebration of Italian Vegetables cookbook.
Taste of Tuscany
As we are celebrating our 150th anniversary, we wanted to take you back to our Tuscan roots- but with an everyday twist- bringing you a taste of Tuscany.
The following selection of delightful regional inspired dishes, brought to you by Filippo Berio, has been carefully prepared to offer you a mouth-watering introduction to a modern take on some delicious traditional recipes of Tuscany.
Potatoes are an invaluable, flexible and convenient ingredient for a very wide range of dishes from soups and starters, light meals, main courses and side dishes. These recipes are all easy to prepare and delicious to eat. They use a range of different types of potato and of course, Filippo Berio Olive Oils.
Filippo Berio, Britain’s favourite Olive Oil brings you a selection of delicious recipes that have been carefully prepared to satisfy your taste buds, your appetite and your well-being.
Speedy Italian Suppers
Combining healthy, wholesome, home cooked meals with a busy lifestyle can be a real challenge.
After a hard day, the prospect of spending hours in the kitchen isn’t one that appeals to many of us. So, wouldn’t it be nice to be able to rustle up fantastic, speedy meals during the week? With this recipebooklet, featuring a variety of quick, authentic Italian recipes, you can do just that!
Filippo Berio is proud to present Italian Entertaining our collection of mouth-watering recipes, showcasing the very best in Italian cuisine, created for us by Great British Chefs.
Unlike some other cuisines Italian food isn’t complicated or involved, so these recipes are simple to prepare and use ingredients readily available in the UK. They’re healthy too. Enjoy them as a treat for yourself, or as a memorable meal for friends and family.
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The summer is such an exciting time for preparing delicious recipes that are packed with wonderful fresh ingredients. In the shops, there are masses of fantastic fruits and salads, herbs and spices and so much more to choose from.
A selection of delicious summer barbecue recipes – from tasty marinades and potatoes, to mouth-watering fish and meat dishes – along with helpful tips and hints for choosing and using our olive oil.
Bring the taste of Italy to your summer barbecue with these fun recipes! Buon Appetito!
Flavours of Southern Italy
This recipe booklet is filled with delightful regional dishes, brought to you by Filippo Berio in partnership with Cirio, and has been carefully prepared to offer you a mouth-watering introduction to some delicious traditional recipes of southern Italy.
Winter is a time for hearty, comforting food to lift our spirits and warm us up. This winter, fill your home with the aroma of Italian inspired good home cooking made with simple, healthy seasonal ingredients.Check out our selection of delicious recipes that have been carefully prepared to satisfy your taste buds, your appetite and your well-being.
Baking with Olive Oil
Italians have long been using olive oil to bake delicious breads and to make tantalising desserts and cakes but now, with the ever-increasing interest in Mediterranean cookery and the many associated health benefits, using olive oil in baking is rapidly becoming very popular over here as well. Through a series of delicious baking recipes, this booklet has been specially designed to show you how to make even more from this wonderfully versatile ingredient. We hope you enjoy the mouthwatering recipes on the following pages!
Classic Italian Recipes
Italian cooking has long been one of the UK’s best-loved cuisines. This enduring popularity is probably best accounted for not only because of how it tastes but also because of its remarkable simplicity and endless versatility. The following selection of delicious recipes, brought to you by Filippo Berio in partnership with Cirio, has been carefully prepared to offer you a simple, easy-to-follow guide to some of the absolute classics of Italian cookery.
Pesto takes its name from the Italian verb, ‘to pound’ – pestare – a reference to the manner in which it was traditionally made by crushing fresh Ligurian basil. It is this time honoured technique, used to release the basil’s essence, which gives Pesto its characteristic intensity of flavour. Through a series of fabulously quick and tasty Italian inspired recipes, this booklet will show you how to make the most of these classic Italian sauces. Made to truly authentic, delicious Italian recipes – you can taste the difference in every jar!