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20 of the Best Italian Food Blogs to Follow in 2019

  • By : LBMarketing
  • On : November 25, 2018

At Bella Cosa, we’re passionate about good Italian food, and we would encourage our guests to try creating their own Italian dishes, after all, this cuisine is perfect for the whole family every day. So, if you want to try making your own Italian food, you should make sure you’re following some Italian food blogs to get new and mouth-watering recipes.

We’ve compiled a list of our favourite Italian food blogs for you to follow in 2019, with blogs that include things like travel, restaurant reviews and recipes for specialist diets.

italian food

  1. The Tiny Italian

‘A delicious exploration of Italian food’

thetinyitalian.com

Features:

  • Recipes
  • Product Reviews
  • Restaurant Reviews
  • Vegetarian/Vegan Recipes
  • Tips & Advice
  • Travel

Written by Paola Maggiulli, a food enthusiast with Italian roots, The Tiny Italian features a huge range of traditional Italian recipes. The recipes are split into ten different categories, making it easier to find your next recipe to try out.

 

  1. Italian Food Forever

‘Those who eat well, eat Italian’

www.italianfoodforever.com

Features:

  • Recipes
  • Product Reviews
  • Vegetarian/Vegan Recipes
  • Tips & Advice
  • Wine
  • Travel

Deborah married into an Italian family, where she discovered her love for Italian food, and even lived in Italy for a number of years, giving her the chance to use authentic Italian ingredients in her traditional dishes. Now she’s sharing her recipes on her blog so you can try them out for yourself.

 

  1. The Pasta Project

‘A personal undertaking to try every single type of pasta available’

www.the-pasta-project.com

Features:

  • Recipes
  • Restaurant Reviews
  • Vegetarian/Vegan Recipes

This blog is a project of blogger Jacqui who, after moving to Italy from the UK, decided to start exploring the many different types of pasta from all around Italy. Follow her blog for pasta recipes and to discover some pasta types you may have never tried before.

 

  1. Silvia’s Cucina

‘Authentic Italian home cooking’

silviascucina.net

Features:

  • Recipes
  • Vegetarian/Vegan Recipes

Born in Italy, Silvia has a passion for traditional Italian cooking and shares her authentic recipes with her readers, from classic desserts like tiramisù, to hearty mains such as Silvia’s chicken bake.

 

  1. Memorie di Angelina

‘Easy. Authentic. Italian.’

memoriediangelina.com

Features:

  • Recipes
  • Vegetarian/Vegan Recipes

Frank Fariello offers authentic Italian recipes, sharing the dishes passed down through his family as well as his own. These recipes all share a real Italian flavour so you can get a taste of Italy when you try them out for yourself.

 

  1. Vincenzo’s Plate

‘Mouth-watering Italian recipes right out of your very own kitchen’

www.vincenzosplate.com

Features:

  • Recipes
  • Tips & Advice
  • Travel

With a YouTube cooking channel, Vincenzo’s Plate is a great resource for anyone looking to try some Italian cooking at home. You can also get a little extra help with the recipes by watching the instructional videos.

 

  1. The Italian Dish

‘Cooking fresh & showing you how’

theitaliandishblog.com

Features:

  • Recipes
  • Tips & Advice
  • Travel

Elaine may live in Michigan, USA, but she has Italian roots and makes sure that she stays in touch with them through her cooking. You can expect great food photography from her blog, as well as delicious recipes and helpful kitchen tips.

 

  1. Curious Appetite

‘Eating and drinking well in Florence and wherever curiosity takes me’ thecuriousappetite.com

Features:

  • Recipes
  • Restaurant Reviews
  • Travel

Having moved to Florence, Italy, Coral writes about food and drink professionally for a number of publications, as well as leading culinary tours. On the side, she writes her own blog with plenty of recipes and reviews of the restaurants she visits.

 

  1. She Loves Biscotti

‘Simple and tasty family recipes with an Italian twist’

www.shelovesbiscotti.com

Features:

  • Recipes
  • Vegetarian/Vegan Recipes
  • Tips & Advice

As the daughter of Irish immigrants, now living in Montreal, Maria Vannelli is a professional dietitian who now shares the recipes her mother passed down to her. With recipes that cover every course as well as sweet treats and baked goodies, there are plenty of dishes to try out.

 

  1. Proud Italian Cook

‘Home cooking Italian American style’

www.prouditaliancook.com

Features:

  • Recipes

Marie is the daughter of Italian American parents, living in Chicago. She now shares her love of Italian food on her blog, writing recipes for dishes she remembers enjoying as a child as well as new ones which get a modern touch.

italian food and wine

  1. La Bella Vita Cucina

‘Delicious. Beautiful. Inspiration.’

www.italianbellavita.com  

Features:

  • Recipes
  • Tips & Advice
  • Travel

This blog has been going since 2008, so there is a treasure trove of recipes to try out from the archives. Ros authors the blog and shares with her readers the recipes she loves to make, as well as stories from her travels with her husband and even a little about gardening.

 

  1. La Bella Sorella

‘Italian food, travel & lifestyle’

labellasorella.com

Features:

  • Recipes
  • Restaurant Reviews
  • Wine
  • Travel

After a number of years of teaching Italian cooking classes, Paula chose to begin writing about Italian food and travel so she could share her expertise with a wider audience. Whether you want recipes for cocktails or main dishes, you’ll find it all here.

 

  1. Ciao Chow Linda

‘Combining my interests of writing and photography with my love of food and travel’

ciaochowlinda.com

Features:

  • Recipes
  • Restaurant Reviews
  • Travel

Having previously worked as a journalist in New York City, Linda left the US to spend a year in Italy, the country where her parents were born. Now she has turned her writing skills to her own blog where she shares recipes and writes about her travels and experiences in Italy.

 

  1. Our Italian Table

‘At the table, one never grows old’

ouritaliantable.com

Features:

  • Recipes

Written by a brother and sister team, Our Italian Table features recipes from Michele and Joe’s childhood that they shared together. As the children of first-generation Italian-Americans, they decided to start writing about Italian food in 2008, with recipes from all over Italy.

 

  1. Marisa’s Italian Kitchen

‘The secret ingredient is always love’

marisasitaliankitchen.com

Features:

  • Recipes
  • Vegetarian/Vegan Recipes

Marisa was born in Italy and has a passion for Italian food, though she now lives in Canada. Her speciality is all things sweet, so make sure to take a look at the many recipes for cakes, cookies, doughnuts and other delicious desserts.

  1. Jul’s Kitchen

‘Stories and recipes from Tuscany’

en.julskitchen.com

Features:

  • Recipes
  • Product Reviews
  • Restaurant Reviews
  • Vegetarian/Vegan Recipes
  • Other Specialist Diet Recipes
  • Travel

Giulia Scarpaleggia is the brains behind Jul’s Kitchen, along with her partner Tommaso, offering countless authentic Italian recipes as well as photography that will tempt your tastebuds.

 

  1. Emiko Davies

‘Italian cuisine: it doesn’t really exist’

www.emikodavies.com

Features:

  • Recipes
  • Product Reviews
  • Tips & Advice
  • Travel

Emiko Davies has one Australian parent and one Japanese parent and now lives in Florence with her Italian husband. This gives her a fresh perspective on Italian cooking as she shares her favourite recipes which cover everything from cakes to chicken.

 

  1. Divina Cucina

‘Everyone should try being Italian at least once a year’

divinacucina.com

Features:

  • Recipes
  • Product Reviews

The author of this award-winning blog is Judy Witts Francini, an American living in Tuscany for more than 30 years. With a passion for Italian food, she now shares her favourite recipes with her readers, covering all the courses of a meal.

 

  1. Marcellina in Cucina

‘In my Italian kitchen’

www.marcellinaincucina.com

Features:

  • Recipes

Marcellina has been cooking from a young age, and her love of food has not wavered. As part of an Italian family, she has plenty of experience with Italian food, and has chosen to share some of her recipes with her readers.

 

  1. Italian Food, Wine, and Travel

‘Chef. Bike. Ski. This blog is all about what I love to do’

www.chefbikeski.com  

Features:

  • Recipes
  • Restaurant Reviews
  • Vegetarian/Vegan Recipes
  • Other Specialist Diet Recipes
  • Wine
  • Travel

Combining her love for travel and outdoor activities with cooking, Kathy loves to share her experiences travelling around Italy and taking part in activities such as biking and hiking, as well as offering recipes which take inspiration from her travels to Italy.

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