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True Italian Aperitivo Recipes

Treat your friends to an aperitivo experience they’ll never forget with our range of delicious, easy-to-follow recipes. Whether you’re in the mood for a Crushed Olive and Parmesan Crostini, or a simple Zucchini Salad, we’ll help you make the perfect aperitivo bites to complement your Aperol Spritz. Buon Appetito!

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Bruschetta With Mixed Mushrooms by Briciole

Celebrate summer with a seasonal take on the classic bruschetta by Briciole, the iconic Marylebone-based trattoria, café bar, and deli. With sourdough bread grilled on the barbecue and topped with wild mushrooms, it’s perfect for that late afternoon aperitivo in the garden.

Mini Basil and Ricotta Pancakes with Salmon

Truffle Arancini by Chucs

Pallotte Cacio e Uova
by Danilo Cortellini

Blood Orange Semifreddo
by Forza Win

Crushed Olive & Parmesan Crostini
by Polpo

Hosting impromptu after-work drinks and bored of serving the classic crisps and dip combo? Why not try your hand at this authentically-Italian crushed olive and parmesan crostini. The recipe has been created especially for us by Venetian restaurant Polpo – experts in Italian cuisine - so you can guarantee it will be deliciozo!

Fennel & Green Bean Salad
by Polpo

Grab your Spritz and celebrate the Italian way with our perfetto fennel & green bean salad, courtesy of our friends at Polpo, who are award-winning experts in Venetian cuisine.

Fig & Prosciutto Crostini
by Polpo

Zucchini & Parmesan Salad
by Polpo

The perfect Aperol Spritz

From humble beginnings in little bars across Northern Italy, the Aperol Spritz ritual has spread across the continents, with people all around the globe connecting through their love of Italy’s number one cocktail.