Posted by: The Thermador Team
February celebrates National Italian Food Day – and as one of our favorite types of cuisine, what better way to join in the festivities than by curating our own collection of remarkable recipes! From pizza, to pasta, to tiramisu – some of the world’s best foods are Italian. Here are some of our most favorite dishes – Buon Appetito!
To prepare the perfect Italian meal, you must have the essential ingredients – olive oil, garlic, basil and tomatoes provide the base for most dishes. The typical Italian meal is often divided into two parts – with a delicious dessert to top things off! It wouldn’t be Italian food without pizza, so it’s no surprise that one of our go-to dishes is a classic recipe. Invented in Naples in honor of the first queen of Italy and with the colors of the Italian flag, Margherita pizza has become an Italian staple.
To ensure all our ingredients are optimally fresh, we turn to the Thermador 36” Fresh Food Column. With a personalized configuration of bins and shelves, this high-capacity refrigerator provides ample storage space and is designed to ensure that every ingredient is perfectly chilled and ready to prepare when needed. Magnificent Margherita pizza, here we come!
A worldwide favorite, one Italian dish we can’t live without is Fettucine Alfredo. Created during the 1920s at a Rome eatery, this wonderfully rich recipe incorporates everything we love in one decadent dish. Made with fresh pasta, Parmigiano-Reggiano, ground black pepper and heavy cream, a classic Fettucine is sure to win over the crowd every time! For the best cooking results, we turn to the Thermador Liberty™ Induction Cooktop. When your pasta is just shy of al dente, you can prepare the sauce effortlessly thanks to the MoveMode™ feature. With an easy transfer of settings, you don’t have to reset power levels when moving the pot across the cooktop. Your pasta will be ready to serve in no time!
You can’t serve an Italian meal without a delicious dessert – and we’ve got one for the record books! While there are many theories about the origin of this delightful dish, the one thing we all can agree on is that it is one of Italy’s most popular. A rich treat that blends the bold flavors of cocoa and espresso, this dessert is sure to keep your guests pining for more for celebrations to come! Interested in adding a special touch? Try covering the top with crumbled Oreos – you won’t be disappointed!
Now that we’ve shared some of our favorite Italian dishes, what are some of the Italian meals you like to make? Share your thoughts with us in the comments below or on our social platforms: www.facebook.com/thermador, @ThermadorHome and @Thermador!