Italy has done the world a culinary service over the decades.
They have given us such works of art as antipasti, risotto, ravioli, carbonara, pizza, tiramisu, gelato... the list could go on and on.
Food from the region has inspired chefs around the world to create Italian masterpieces in their own kitchens, with the quality and range of ingredients making it so easy to whip up showstopping meals at home.
If you've ever stood in your kitchen and wished you could cook something worthy of Masterchef, then you need to check out this video.
Follow Francesco Mazzei as he peruses the aisles of Dublin's Fallon & Byrne, picking only the finest ingredients to create the perfect Italian feast at home.
Francesco Mazzei will be back in Dublin later this month for The House of Peroni Presents : An Italian Feast at Charlotte Quay. Unfortunately, this event is totally sold out but keep an eye out here for more House of Peroni Presents events coming up in 2017!