Beyond Pizza and Pasta: Enjoying Italian Cuisine

One can see that Italy’s rich culture and history have extremely influenced the type of cuisine people are serving, even up to this day. Due to their unique and appetising taste, many of these Italian dishes are popular all over the world. Sure, there are just too many of them to miss, but here’s a list of classic Italian meals from The Royal you should NEVER miss.

Chicken Parmigiana (Colloquially Called as “Parma” or “Parm”)

This is a classic dish consisting of a breaded chicken breast or chicken schnitzel and is covered in a tomato-based sauce with melted cheese. This dish can also work perfectly as a submarine sandwich filled with a variety of meats and other fillings.


Hailed as one of the oldest pasta, lasagna is a classic Italian dish made with layers of lasagne sheets alternated with various ingredients, such as ground beef, ricotta, mozzarella, sausage and cheese. This famous oven-baked Italian pasta is typically flavoured using wine, onion, oregano and garlic.


Saltimbocca is a classic Italian dish that is made of tender and lined veal topped with sage, basil or prosciutto. Depending on what you prefer, you can marinate it in oil, wine or capers. It has a flavourful taste of meat and is usually served as a great main course. This dish is widely popular in Greece, Switzerland and Spain.

Spaghetti with Tomato Sauce

Considered to be the most popular and well-loved Italian dish of all-time, spaghetti is a simple dish that contains a wide variety of ingredients, like meatballs, mushrooms, ground beef, or even sausages. Since it is very easy to cook, anyone can make it in their home anytime. In Northgate alone, there are restaurants that uniquely serve this classic Italian dish using different ingredients.

Surely, there are a lot of delectable Italian dishes to try. But, if there are some Italian dishes you must try first, they are definitely the ones on this list.