Cuisine of
Southern Italy

As in Northern and Central Italy, ingredients and dishes in Southern Italy vary by region. Much of Italian-American cuisine is based on that of Southern Italy. These regional differences occur for a variety of reasons: influence of a bordering country (such as France or Austria), proximity to the sea or mountains, as economic progress. Below are three authentic Southern Italy recipes. You can also explore our entire database of Southern Italian recipes at your leisure. Prepare to be inspired.

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Seafood Marinara with Linguine

Seafood Marinara with Linguine

Fresh seafood meets flavorful tomato sauce in this authentic dish.

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Veal Parmesan

This Italian favorite has a lot of robust flavors and is easy to prepare.

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Sausage & Mushroom Calzone

Making your own calzones is easier than it sounds, and impresses everyone.

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