Recipes by Region

Travel the world without ever leaving your kitchen—these delicious recipes are inspired by regions across the globe and making one will transport you to another place entirely. Try a new technique, enjoy fresh flavors, or treat your loved ones to a taste of your favorite destination with these regional recipes.

Staff Picks

One-Pan Pasta

Rating: 3.5 stars 7146
It's one of our most popular recipes and for good reason. This is our original one-pot pasta recipe, inspired by a dish one of our food editors ate in Puglia, Italy. All the ingredients cook together in a straight-sided skillet, you don’t even need to boil water first—and it's on the table in just 20 minutes.

Simple Crepes

Rating: 3.5 stars 825
Crepes are easier to make than you think. These French street-food staples can be dressed up with sweet or savory toppings and any number of flavorful fillings.

Baked-Eggplant Parmesan

Rating: 3.5 stars 2559
Choose firm, smooth eggplants for best results when making this incredible dish. We bake rather than fry ours for less mess and less fat.

Pasta with Fresh Tomato Sauce

Rating: 3.5 stars 999
Capture the pure taste of summer with this pasta. The secret: using raw, fresh tomatoes that have never seen the inside of a refrigerator for the tomato sauce. Recipe copyright 2012 by Eugenia Bone.

Classic Cream Puffs

The foundation of the perfect cream puff is light, airy pâte à choux, which is made with eggs, flour, and butter—there's no leavening other than eggs in this classic French dough. It's piped into circles to form the cream puffs. After baking, a small "x" is scored in the bottom of each cooled puff, then the pastry cream filling is piped inside.

Quick Basic Pizza Dough

Rating: 3.5 stars 1896
This homemade pizza crust comes together quickly—give the dough time to rise and a couple of kneads, and it's done! Use it as a base for your favorite pie and have an at-home pizza night.

Ratatouille

Rating: 3.5 stars 439
This hearty ratatouille is a country dish from the Provence region of France that's an easy mix of seasonal vegetables, garlic, and olive oil.

Chicken Tetrazzini

Rating: 3 stars 1091
Our freezer-friendliest chicken recipe makes one casserole that will serve 4 tonight, plus a second meal to freeze and pull out when you're in a pinch.

Slow-Cooker Corned Beef and Cabbage

Rating: 3 stars 2060
Making corned beef and cabbage in the slow cooker is so simple. There's just 15 minutes of prep then the slow cooker takes over, cooking the meat and vegetables for about 5 hours on high or 8 if you use low. Add the cabbage wedges 45 minutes or 1 1/2 hours before the meat is finished, then they'll be tender but still green and delicious. We love this method because there's no need to watch over a simmering pot on the stove, it's the easiest way to make this St. Patrick's Day favorite.

Broccoli-Cheddar Quiche

Rating: 3 stars 1237
This versatile dish goes from the brunch buffet to dinner table in a snap and is great with a leafy green salad. The flaky crust and custard filling make it a perfect vehicle for an array of mix-ins. Baking the crust before adding the filling, known as blind baking, ensures it won't get soggy. Our favorite pie dough recipe is Basic Pie Crust.

Simple Crostini

Rating: 3 stars 455
Crostini couldn't be simpler to make or more versatile to use. All you need is a loaf of white bread, such as a simple Italian loaf or a baguette. Slice it evenly, brush the slices with a little olive oil on both sides, and toast just to crisp the slices up, not to darken them. In Italian crostina means crusty, and crostini means toasts and these little toasts are the perfect base for your pick of toppings.
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Inspiration and Ideas

15 Classic Italian Pasta Recipes Everyone Should Know How to Make
Go beyond Bolognese. Here, we have recipes for all the heavy hitters—the big names of pasta, plus the sauces to pair with each. (Don't worry, we've included our favorite Bolognese, too.)
Italian Appetizer Recipes That Say "Buon Appetito" to Your Dinner Guests
Bring a little bit of la dolce vita to your dining room with these savory snacks inspired by our favorite Italian and Italian-American restaurants.
Lasagna with Meat Sauce

Ground beef and sweet Italian sausage enrich the sauce for this beloved baked pasta, while no-boil lasagna noodles speed up the process. Check out our step-by-step guide.