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.
‘A delicious exploration of Italian food’
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.
‘Those who eat well, eat Italian’
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.
‘A personal undertaking to try every single type of pasta available’
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.
‘Authentic Italian home cooking’
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.
‘Easy. Authentic. Italian.’
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.
‘Mouth-watering Italian recipes right out of your very own kitchen’
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.
‘Cooking fresh & showing you how’
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.
‘Eating and drinking well in Florence and wherever curiosity takes me’ thecuriousappetite.com
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.
‘Simple and tasty family recipes with an Italian twist’
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.
‘Home cooking Italian American style’
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.
‘Delicious. Beautiful. Inspiration.’
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.
‘Italian food, travel & lifestyle’
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.
‘Combining my interests of writing and photography with my love of food and 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.
‘At the table, one never grows old’
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.
‘The secret ingredient is always love’
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.
‘Stories and recipes from Tuscany’
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.
‘Italian cuisine: it doesn’t really exist’
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.
‘Everyone should try being Italian at least once a year’
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.
‘In my Italian kitchen’
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.
‘Chef. Bike. Ski. This blog is all about what I love to do’
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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Don't waste a Saturday night in this place it' has no atmosphere and we asked house red wine with our meal and were charged 40£ per bottle. The food was mediocre we felt rushed in an almost empty restaurant and were given the bill without...More
We visited to celebrate a birthday after hearing about rave reviews from a friend. We were very impressed with the service, quality and portion of food and enjoyed the wines as well. Pastas can be ordered as half portions as starters. The price of the...More
At last a special place in the Docklands area, Bella Cosa more than ticks the box! Pre-booked a table and embraced with a warm Italian welcome we were seated upstairs. The restaurant is upstairs and there is a bar and more casual seating downstairs with...More
One of the finest Italian Restaurants in London , and not only.......great italian cusine , elevated italian wine selection and warm italian hospaitality owner Antonio is lookingprsonlly after his Guests ...... MUST TRY THE PISTACHIO iCE CREAM WITH OLIVE OIL......JUST SUPERB !!! George
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