What are some italian foods besides pizza and pasta?!

Question: What are some italian foods besides pizza and pasta?

Although there is so much more to Italian cuisine than pasta and pizza... Pasta truely is a diet staple.. Much like Rice for the Japanese and Bread for the British

There are alot of other Italian meals that not many people know about

Stuffed artichoke (my favourite), eggplants and capsicum.. Mainly with breadcrumbs, mince, parmasan cheese n herbs
Risotto! Seasonal vegatables are mixed in with it...
Eggplant parmigana
Chicken Caccitore
Roast goat with breadcrumbs, rosemary n parmasan cheese

I could go on

TIRAMISU IS AN ITALIAN DESSERT!DON'T TOUCH MY TIRAMISU. The rule is:If you like it,it's french, if you love it,it's italian XD
Anyway I'm italian and I always eat: Pizza , maccheroni,tiramisu,millefoglie( My favourite dessert) , fettuccine,bucatini,pasta alla carbonara,alla amatriciana etc. etc. cannelloni,risi e bisi( milanese dish wich is rice and beans) crostata,bruschetta col pomodoro ( tomato ) salsiccia ( sausage ) bistecca , fried artichokes , fried fish , patè d'olive ( olive past ) , cannelloni,tortellini and tortelloni,ragù,ravioli...
I'm hungry..
I hope i help you

ITALIAN, not everybody in italy is so vain...

Chicken Marsala is very Italian

Chicken Marsala

Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Cooking Time: 20 minutes
Serves: 6


2 tsps. olive oil
1 medium onion, chopped
1-1/2 lbs. boneless skinless chicken breasts, pounded to 1/4 inch thickness
1 cup dry Marsala wine
3/4 cup chicken stock, low-fat, low-sodium
1 Tbsp. cornstarch, or arrowroot powder
salt and pepper, to taste


In a large skillet over medium-high heat, heat the oil. Add the onion and sauté for 5 minutes. Add the chicken and cook on each side for 5 minutes. Add the wine and cook for about 4 minutes until the wine looks syrupy.

In a small cup, dissolve the cornstarch or arrowroot powder in the stock. Add to the chicken and cook until the sauce is thickened, about 2 minutes. Add salt and pepper to taste.

Italian food got PLENTY dishes with meat and fish as basing...not even mention the vegetables, fantastic cheese also (parmigiano, mozzarella, burrata) and the dessert...
by the way TIRAMISU is a famous italian dessert, everybody knows!...why the HELL should be french? Do it sound as a french word? Or yo are just a little bit racist towards italian? I reckon is the second answer...I guess that if you study a bit of italian you could even translate it....and I am sure You will find lots more apart the godfather stereotypes, if I was you I would stop to be stucked in Hollywood products, or I would think you only eat food with smelly curry...

Salami, bologna, minestrone, many other types of pasta besides spaghetti, Risotto, and other rice dishes, Fish dishes like Baccalà, there are many italian wines and chesses. Also many deserts like Biscotti. there are even Italian coffees, just look up the wikipedia page for italian foods.

i've italian origins: try lasagna, cannelloni, bruschetta, florentine bisteak, buffalo mozzarella, tagliatelle
oooo i'm hungry!!!!

Calzones, tiramisu, zeppolis, cannolis, cannelloni, cappuccinos, lasagna, gelato, espresso...that's all I can think of for now.

Antipasti platters, minestrone, seafood soups, bruschetta, stuffed tomatoes, ricotta dishes, zabaglione, mascarpone sweets, cheese based salads,hope this helps


How could you possible forget to include italian desserts??
Gelato, Biscotti , Tiramisu, need i say more?

Italian sausage! Why did everyone forget to mention canoles? The best desert to come out of Italy.

Plenty more foods than those two.
Like Lasagna and Cannelloni.

risotto (a rice dish), Tuscan steak, Kraut and sausages are popular in Venice.

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