I’ve put together a list of 10 star products in Italian cuisine that should absolutely be in your pantry or fridge in order to cook authentic Italian dishes. To be sure, every Italian mother or grandmother has plenty of other great ingredients in their cupboard, but this partial list is perfect for any aspiring “cuoco” (i.e. chef) to get started.
Pasta is eaten everywhere in the world, so much so that you can almost forget that it’s actually Italian. Hungry and in a hurry? It’s ready in just 10 minutes. And you can vary according to your tastes: spaghetti, penne, cannelloni, shells, etc. There are so many ways to make your tastebuds happy.