Shilpa Shetty is one of the most loved celebrities in Bollywood. Known for her stunning physique, Shilpa abides by a nutritious diet. It comes as no surprise that her strict fitness regime and a healthy lifestyle, which includes clean eating habits, go hand in hand. However, having said that, her fans know that Shilpa is a big-time foodie as well. With a penchant for all things delicious, she does make time for some drool-worthy treats during the weekends. For instance, on Saturday, Shilpa treated herself to mouth-watering Italian delicacies. Can you guess? She relished everyone’s favourite pizza and what looks like lip-smacking white truffle pasta. The actress shared a couple of videos from a Mumbai restaurant, on Instagram Stories, showcasing her foodie side.
The first video features a wholesome wood-fired oven pizza garnished with yummy toppings, a whole lot of cheese, and micro-greens. In the next clip, you can see delectable pasta being prepared. The chef can be spotted making the delicious treat with a sumptuous sauce and spaghetti kept on the table. Shilpa added, “Pasta lover.” Take a look at the stories here.
If Shilpa Shetty’s food diaries have left you craving Italian food, here are some dishes that can turn your Sunday into a delicious affair. We have listed five popular Italian recipes that can be prepared at home.
1) Margherita Pizza
Like Shilpa Shetty, you can also dive into an indulgent pizza this weekend. If you can’t go out, just prepare this tasty Margherita pizza with a few easily available ingredients at home. Known for its healthy main ingredients such as red tomato sauce, white mozzarella and fresh green basil, this pizza is simple, basic and utterly delightful. Recipe here.
2) Spaghetti Alio Olio Paperoncino
If pasta is your go-to choice whenever you feel hungry, this quick and easy recipe will come to your rescue. For this, just boil spaghetti with some salt. Saute garlic in some extra virgin olive oil, add chilliflakes and quickly put spaghetti. Just toss once or twice and you are good to go. Find the recipe here.
There are some amazing appetisers as well. If not the meal, you can binge on tasty bruschetta as a starter also. Just take bread slices and garnish them with different types of toppings. And, an evergreen tomato-basil and mushroom-garlic one always works. Click here for the recipe.
Here we bring you another excellent Italian treat – Lasagna. Originating in Italy in the city of Naples during the Middle Ages, this dish basically includes stacked thin pasta layers that are alternated with different fillings like vegetables, sauces, and cheese, among others. Recipe here.
5) Barley Risotto with Marinated Chicken
This dish is a winner if you are craving something unique and delicious. Risotto is fine Italian rice. Pearl barley cooked in butter, stock, parmesan and white wine along with a serving of chicken thigh marinated in a bunch of flavourful spices is sure to take your tastebuds on a joy ride. Find the recipe here.
Is that any Italian dish that really piqued your interest? Tell us in the comments.
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