Make Pasta Like a Pro & 8 Hearty Yet Healthy Italian Dishes

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Last year, we were getting in touch with our Italian roots with favorites like no-cook tomato sauce, tiramisu, and soul-satisfying homemade gnocchi. We also had advice on making pasta like a pro, details to steal from Italian kitchens, and much more. Take a look!

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Knead it, shape it, cook it: everything you need to know about homemade pasta.

• With so many fantastic Italian cookbooks out there, how are we to choose?

Make this classic Italian salad with burrata and the last of your summer tomatoes.

• You can be sure no Italian grandmother ever had powdered butter in her pantry.

Everything you ever wanted to know about olive oil.

There’s so much more to Italian cuisine than pasta.

• What’s up with that salt-less, bland-tasting Tuscan bread?

If you like tiramisu, check out these awesome variations.

• Three stunning details from Italian kitchens to steal for your own.

There’s nothing simpler – or better – than a quick no-cook tomato sauce.

• Stock your pantry with these ten essential ingredients for Italian cooking.

This press is for anyone who’s ever dreamed of making their own spaghetti at home.

• You say pinot grigio, I say pinot gris…but is there really a difference?

• Not all Italian food has to be heavy and full of cheese. Here are eight lighter, yet still hearty, Italian dishes to try.

Gnocchi dumplings look incredibly rustic and taste oh-so-delicious.