What should I bring to an Italian dinner party?

What should I bring to an Italian dinner party?

Bring a gift for the host, but don’t bring a main course item. There is something very beautiful about the Italian dinner invitation. The host wants to take care of you, make sure you’re having a good time and, most importantly, feed you. Unless it’s a potluck, bringing a main course dish is considered very strange.

What are classic Italian dishes?

14 Traditional Italian Dishes

  • Risotto Alla Milanese. Brought to Sicily by the Moors in the thirteenth century, rice is mostly grown in the fertile lands of northern Italy’s Po Valley.
  • Polenta.
  • Lasagna.
  • Ravioli.
  • Osso buco.
  • Arancini.
  • Ribollita.
  • Spaghetti Alla Carbonara.

What to make for an Italian dinner party?

Assemble an assortment of meats, cheeses, and marinated vegetables for an elegant, no-cook appetizer in minutes. Get the recipe. Roasting the mushrooms brings out their earthy, woodsy flavors and adds extra depth to this baked lasagna. Get the recipe. This simple salad pairs radicchio, arugula, and endive with a honey-mustard vinaigrette.

What’s the Best Appetizer to make in Italy?

Olive cheese bread pairs the saltiness of the olives with lots of gooey cheese and crusty bread. It’s a perfect Italian appetizer that you’ll crave again and again! This Olive Cheese Bread is an easy and delicious appetizer loaded with olives, melted cheese, on a crunchy loaf of french bread. Read more here.

What do you serve at an Italian potluck?

Garlic and chives make the savory slices irresistible. Along with lasagna or other Italian meal, we munch them until the last crumbs have vanished! —Kim Orr, West Grove, Pennsylvania

What’s the best way to make pasta for dinner?

With just 15 minutes of hands-on time, you can get this family-friendly dinner on the table. This simple pasta bake recipe is the perfect example of dressing up a jar of pasta sauce at suppertime. Pick up smoked barbecue from your favorite local spot for this super-easy supper.

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