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If Only You Were at a Trattoria in an Italian Piazza

Posted On: Aug 2, 2020   |   Posted By: Williams Sonoma

If Only You Were at a Trattoria in an Italian Piazza

You're making pizza and focaccia on the regular. You've gotten into homemade pasta. And if your spouse sees you watching Big Night again, there's gonna be trouble.
Some of us are pining for travel, and for those who love Italian food, visions of the Trevi fountain and Venetian canals dance through our heads. But la bella vita is within reach in your own kitchen; you just have to remember the classics. Here are the Italian recipes our readers love the very most, from aperitivo to dolce.
Aperol Spritz
The Aperol spritz has experienced a happy revival in America since about 2017, but it's been a hit in Italy since the mid-20th century. The gorgeous orange-hued drink is iconic for a reason: It's just a 3-2-1 mix of Aperol, Prosecco, soda water and an orange slice. (We like a version with slightly less soda!) Enormously popular in Northern Italy, it now graces al fresco tables around the country and stateside, too. Made at home, it's a breeze, and so...

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