Traditional Italian Recipes

Visit Mascalzone in London or Houston and sample some of the best traditional Italian recipes, ranging from Focaccia bread and home made pasta to luscious tiramisu and classic Italian Ice Cream. Buon appetito! We love food, lots of different food, so bring a healthy appetite!




George Miller rightly said, “The trouble with eating Italian food is that two or three days later you’re hungry again”

Our Italian Food Recipes

At Mascalzone we are proud of the Italian Food and Drink that we offer and so we are presenting some of the recipes from our most popular dishes and beverages on the Menu.

Feel free to take a look at our list of recipes below:

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How to Make Homemade Ravioli

At Mascalzone we pride ourselves on our house-made ingredients. We offer a selection of home made pastas on the Menu. Plus we are always keen to try out some classic pasta dishes, as well as our own contemporary takes on the favourites of Italian cuisine, whether it be on our new or specials menus. One..

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Italian Food Recipes: Ravioli alla Bergamasca

Italian food and drink is all about tradition. Wine, pasta and sauces from some of the most famous Italian cuisine have been tried, tested and refined for centuries. To come across a cooking method or recipe that dates back to classical times is not unusual. Each region and often city in Italy has its own..

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Italian Food Recipes: Pasta Salsiccia e Broccoli

Pasta e broccoli is one of our most popular Italian dishes. Almost everyone likes it, so it is one of the most dependable recipes on the Mascalzone Menu. With Winter drawing in the perfect addition to this tasty dish is to add some Italian Sausage and for that extra warmth some fresh chilli. With a..

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Italian Food Recipes: Traditional Spaghetti Bolognese

When thinking about classic Italian food recipes few dished leap to mind as much as Spaghetti Bolognese. Along with the Pizza and Lasagne, Spaghetti Bolognese is a dish that has been exported and become one of the staple favourite recipes worldwide. There are many variations on this famous recipe as it can be personalised and..

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6 Essential Italian Recipes to Taste at Mascalzone

Mascalzone is all about new Menus as we enter the Christmas period. And as the party season gets under way Mascalzone, like other Houston catering companies, has a brand new events menu now available online! In the last feature we looked at some of the latest mouth watering pasta dishes to be added to the..

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3 Mouth Watering New Pasta Dishes on the Menu

At Mascalzone, Houston pasta has always been a specialty! Bringing the authentic taste of Italy to Westheimer has involved a selection of classic Italian pasta dishes and some contemporary takes on some old favourites. Typically this time of year is where Mascalzone update the menu and add a few surprises for the party season and..

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Italian Wine Feature: Barolo Villadoria

A glorious summer has come and gone and autumn is upon us. It really is a lovely time of year and it’s announcing itself rather well so far. Misty mornings, leaves slowly turning red, beautiful blue skies. It’s a slightly wistful time as it gets darker and colder and nothing marks autumn more than the..

Mascalzone Head Chef and Catering Expert Bruno Amato

Introducing Head Chef Bruno Amato to Mascalzone Houston

Mascalzone are proud to welcome award winning chef Bruno Amato to the Houston restaurant team. Amato is an expert on Italian Food working extensively as a head chef at a range of high end restaurants, wine bars, trattorias and casinos. His track record of success, tremendous energy and enthusiasm has prompted him to become a highly..

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7 of the Best Italian Wines to Pair With Antipasti

I can make a meal from Italian antipasti. Sometimes instead of an entrée, I’ll order two or three of these appetisers for dinner. My favorite antipasti contain a medley of fleshy olives, cured meats, focaccia, roasted red peppers, parmigiana and asiago cheeses. I also enjoy grilled calamari, thinly sliced grilled eggplant (or aubergine as it’s..

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Wine Tasting at Mascalzone Houston October 11

Wine Tasting nights at Houston Mascalzone have become a regular fixture, with monthly events showcasing some of the best Italian Wine types stocked in the restaurant and featuring our favourite Italian Wine distributors! Last month was Mascalzone Houston’s 4 Year Anniversary. The party was made possible thanks to collaboration with our partners Impero and Alarich..