When you think of Italian food, what comes to mind? Spaghetti and meatballs, pizza, lasagna. These are some of the classics that come to most people’s minds when they hear “Italian.” But it doesn’t stop there! There are so many more wonderful dishes in this cuisine.

Here is a list of 5 popular ones:

Pizza: This is a crispy dough topped with tomato sauce and various toppings such as cheese, veggies or meat such as pepperoni or sausage.

Ravioli: these stuffed pasta pockets can be filled with ricotta cheese or spinach 

Tiramisu: an Italian dessert typically made from mascarpone cheese and eggs

Cannoli: deep-fried pastry tubes filled with sweetened ricotta cheese 

Gnocchi: round dumplings made from potatoes and flour