The Giada De Laurentiis Dish You Are Based On Your Zodiac Sign

Ever since she first graced our television screens in 2003, Giada De Laurentiis has charmed audiences with her approachable Italian recipes. Her career at the Food Network began as the host of "Everyday Italian" where she taught American home cooks the tips and tricks she learned from her Italian family. Now, nearly two decades later, Giada has several television shows, cookbooks, and awards under her belt.

She continues to share recipes ranging from classic Italian favorites to refreshing and modern spins on the meals she grew up eating. With so many options available, there's a Giada De Laurentiis recipe for everyone. But it's hard to choose just one from the thousands of her recipes available online. That's why we found the best recipe for each of the zodiac signs that might just be what you're craving. So next time you're stumped on what to make for dinner, let your horoscope guide you in the most delicious direction.

Aries - grilled salmon with citrus salsa verde

If your birthday falls between March 21 and April 19, you're an Aries— the first sign of the zodiac. As one of the fire signs, Aries are bold, extroverted, and energetic. According to, they are in touch with their emotional side and are characterized by their passionate personalities. To complement Aries' dynamic personality, we recommend Giada's grilled salmon with citrus salsa verde. The bright, herbaceous sauce packs a flavorful punch with loads of citrus and a touch of heat.

Taurus - chicken tetrazzini

Next up in our lineup is Taurus, an earth sign represented by a bull. Born between April 20 and May 20, Tauruses are loving and loyal, and are often categorized as being a bit stubborn. If you're a Taurus, odds are you enjoy being surrounded by the finer things in life and love anything decadent. Comfort foods are the way to a Taurus's heart, so this recipe for creamy, cheesy chicken tetrazzini is sure to hit the spot.

Gemini - curried chicken sandwich

Geminis, born between May 21 and June 20, are known to be fun-loving, exciting, and always on the go. According to, Gemini is one of the air signs, which means they love to explore new things. Giada's curried chicken sandwich recipe features a spiced, creamy chicken salad with crispy pancetta and radicchio. It combines bold, exciting flavors without feeling too heavy — making it the perfect meal for a Gemini to pack for their next adventure. 

Cancer - Slow cooker cioppino

The next sign is Cancer, which represents people who were born between June 21 and July 22. If you're a Cancer, you're likely a nurturing, emotional person. They are one of the water signs, which means they are protective of the ones they love. Cancers are often characterized as homebodies that prefer a cozy night in over a wild night out. Nothing says comfort quite like a warm stew. Giada's slow cooker cioppino is the perfect dish for a Cancer to have bubbling away for a nice, home-cooked dinner. 

Leo - focaccia di recco

Leos are a fire sign representing people born between July 23 and August 22. This sign's symbol is a lion and has the personality to match. Leos are bright and driven and never shy away from the limelight. They also have a flair for the dramatic and theatrical. Giada De Laurentiis' recipe for Focaccia di Recco is perfect for a Leo's showmanship. Unlike its lighter, fluffier relatives, this focaccia has a crisp exterior and reveals a melty, cheesy center. 

Virgo - summer succotash

The sixth sign of the zodiac is Virgo. Those born under this sign, between August 23 and September 22, are known to be precise, diligent, and determined. Virgos are often seen as critical and perfectionists, but their attention to detail makes them one of the most reliable signs. Giada's recipe for summer succotash is perfect for Virgos because it uses fresh summer produce at its best. The combination of ripe corn, peppers, and mozzarella makes for a light dish with optimal flavor in every bite. 

Libra - chocolate pistachio fudge tart

Libras, born between September 23 and October 22, are characterized by their love for beauty, balance, and harmony. Ruled by Venus, the goddess of love, Libras are hopeless romantics with an appreciation for the finer things in life. This air sign is known to be elegant and charming. Just like Libras, Giada De Laurentiis' chocolate pistachio fudge tart is decadent and refined. The added flavor from the nuts perfectly balances the luxurious chocolate fudge for a show-stopping chocolate dessert.

Scorpio - rib-eye steaks with smokey arrabiata sauce

Scorpio is a sign often associated with the dark and mysterious, but they're mostly misunderstood. Falling between October 23 and November 21, Scorpios are complex, emotional people with a creative spirit. If you're a Scorpio, you're likely fearless, bold, and a risk taker. To pair with Scorpio's assertive personality, try Giada's rib-eye steaks with smokey arrabiata sauce. The bright, spicy sauce brings some extra dimension to steak and makes for a nuanced and exciting meal.

Sagittarius - Timballo Genovese

Born between November 22 and December 21, Sagittarius are natural explorers that love to seek out new experiences. It is an exciting, dynamic sign that has a love for learning. They're also always up for a challenge. Enter Giada's Timballo Genovese: an uncommon spin on classic spaghetti and meatballs. Passed down from Giada's grandmother, this recipe stacks homemade meatballs and sauce between two layers of cheesy pasta. It's an exciting take on an Italian favorite and a perfect dish for an adventurous Leo. 

Capricorn - pumpkin and goat cheese risotto

Capricorn, representing people born between December 21 and January 19, is an earth sign known for their drive and determination. They are pragmatic, realistic, and focused. Capricorns are people you can depend on when you need them most. They don't shy away from hard work and are willing to put in the effort to get something done right. That's why we chose Giada's pumpkin and goat cheese risotto. This recipe is a labor of love, but Capricorns are up for the task. Plus, some goat cheese in honor of the sign's symbol makes this dish even better.

Aquarius - aglio e olio with crispy prosciutto

Aquarius is a sign known for being rational and restrained. Born between January 20 and February 18, they are known as humanitarians and philanthropists that care about making the world a better place. They also enjoy keeping things simple and unfussy. Giada's recipe for aglio e olio with crispy prosciutto is the perfect dish for an Aquarius because you can find most of the ingredients already in your pantry. The salty prosciutto adds an extra punch of flavor, but the quick and easy recipe makes it a perfect weeknight meal.

Pisces - California clam bake

Represented by two fish, Pisces are known for being supportive and empathetic. Born between February 19 and March 20, the final sign of the zodiac tends to stay in touch with their emotional side. They are characterized by wearing their hearts on their sleeve and sometimes being a bit sensitive. The best meal for a Pisces is something warm and comforting without being too indulgent, like Giada De Laurentiis' California clam bake. The combination of bright herbs and citrus with clams and flavorful broth is the food equivalent of a warm hug.