our Recipes


Discover the taste of Neapolitan culture. Browse the gallery of Napolicious recipes and be inspired.

Radiatori in cod soup


  • 4
  • 15 minutes
  • Easy
  • Pasta

On wintry Sunday evenings, Neapolitan houses smell of garlic, oil and bay leaves, or lauro as we call it. For the radiatori pasta, we have chosen a recipe based on the principle of pane cotto soup - a simple sauté with garlic and oil diluted ...

Lasagna


  • 4
  • 2 hours
  • Difficult
  • Pasta

In Naples, life is made up of constants marked by dishes that bring back memories. Lasagna is eaten at Carnival time. Some people like it to include hard-boiled eggs amongst the ingredients, some salami and others both; everyone at the festive...

Orecchiette with sausage and friarielli


  • 4
  • 50 minutes
  • Medium
  • Pasta

The most typical Neapolitan winter dish is friarielli with pork sausage. And since, as is well known, the best recipes are recycled from others, there's nothing better than a pasta dish topped with this delicacy. Whether made in advance or on ...

Whole wheat caserecce alla sorrentina


  • 4
  • 30 minutes
  • Easy
  • Pasta

Naples is a great sea of ​​culture where the rivers of all the neighbouring populations converge: the echo of the great city extends to seafarer localities like Sorrento, the islands of Capri, Ischia and Procida, the Golden Mile, and so on...

Mafalda garofalo and beans with mussels


  • 4
  • 40 minutes
  • Medium
  • Pasta

Pasta and beans with mussels is essentially a Southern Italy variation on traditional legume recipes. In the Neapolitan tradition, pasta and beans is a soup in which the pasta is cooked directly in the sauce, using a technique similar to that ...

Neapolitan zite timbale


  • 4
  • 4 hours
  • Medium
  • Pasta

A timbale is a sublime example of southern Italian cuisine, in particular of Sicily and Campania; the origins of the name and the methods of preparation derive from an Arabian instrument, a sort of cylindrical drum equal in height and diameter...

Genovese candele


  • 4
  • 4 hours
  • Medium
  • Pasta

Genovese meat sauce, a feast of onion and meat, is, together with classic ragout meat sauce, the most traditional dish of Neapolitan cuisine. Its history though, is shrouded in mystery. In Naples, there are no doubts as to its origin, it is Na...

Farfalle with lemon and green chili peppers


  • 4
  • 15 minutes
  • Easy
  • Pasta

This recipe is proof that not all chili peppers cause you harm. The green ones, for example, are summer vegetables from Campania, particularly versatile whether as a side dish or accompanying a main course, and with a fresh and captivating fla...

Rigatoni alla “puveriello”


  • 4
  • 15 minutes
  • Easy
  • Pasta

Rigatoni alla puveriello (in English: of the poor man) is a dish which is, indeed, the poor cousin of the classic and better-known Roman carbonara. In fact, the eggs are cooked in a pan, and though there is no jowl or belly bacon, it’s certa...

Ragout sauce


  • 4
  • 4 hours
  • Easy
  • Pasta

Now, here is a story that is part legend and part truth. As with many Neapolitan dialectal words, the etymology of the term is French. But we want to tell another story about ragù: the same story that has been told, every Sunday, since 1300. ...

Rogue penne


  • 4
  • 20 minutes
  • Easy
  • Pasta

Every dish has its story. Over the years, this story becomes part of every family, its edges blur, but the sense remains unchanged. For this reason, we can learn universally important details from every family recipe. This one, probably less k...

Tavernara spaghetti


  • 4
  • 10 minutes
  • Easy
  • Pasta

When it comes to the history of recipes, it can be said that “all roads lead to Naples”. Before explaining the "Tavernara spaghetti" recipe, we need to try to get to the origins of tomato sauce, a true bastion of the Campania and Italian c...

Fresh cannellini bean soup


  • 4
  • 2 hours
  • Easy
  • Pasta

In Campania, especially in Naples, beans occupy a prominent place in the local cuisine. They are the protagonists, in their many varieties, of many recipes. Pasta and beans, the one that is so creamy and dense, that if you overturn the dish, i...

Pasta with potatoes and provola cheese


  • 4
  • 1 hour
  • Easy
  • Pasta

Pasta and potatoes is a classic Neapolitan dish. Nowadays every famous, and not so famous, chef on TV would say that this dish is not properly balanced, because it contains too many carbohydrates, since it features both pasta and potatoes. In ...

Fusilli with ricotta


  • 4
  • 40 minutes
  • Easy
  • Pasta

In Naples, there is a rule everybody follows: ragout never gets thrown away. Among Neapolitan traditional recipes, many feature leftover ragout sauce from Sunday lunch, as their main ingredient. For example, there is the famous “scarpariello...

Cheese and eggs ditali


  • 4
  • 10 minutes
  • Medium
  • Pasta

There are many Neapolitan recipes that are made with cheap and easily found ingredients. One of these is “o tubettiell cas’ e ov”, or Cheese and Eggs Ditali. This dish is similar to the Roman Carbonara, but even simpler. History, with it...

Vermicelli with clams


  • 4
  • 15 minutes
  • Easy
  • Pasta

This is another traditional dish of Neapolitan cuisine, existing in various versions – either “white” or with tomato, made with spaghetti or vermicelli, with or without chili pepper, and with or without… clams. Without clams it is a di...