New Year is celebrated with just as much enthusiasm in Italy as the rest of the world, and food and drink play an important role. Cook up some classic celebratory Italian dishes and enter 2017 well-fed with plenty of wine.
Both the Italian Michelin Guide and L'Espresso Restaurant Guide have announced their top picks for 2017, with plenty of new stars and hats for the country's top restaurants. See which chefs are on the rise, learn more about the differences between the two guides and – most importantly – start planning your next holiday.
When cooking for a New Year dinner party it can be tough to find a starter that's both unique and impressive. Take inspiration from the chefs of Italy and try one of these recipes at your next dinner party.