Tag archive for ‘food’
Fusili pasta
By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, May 21st, 2018
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The best short pasta on test

There are hundreds of pasta shapes out there, some more familiar than others. Here we try out seven short pastas – read on and enhance your Italian cooking! With the best will in the world, no one has time to More...

Leafy Panzanella recipe
By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, May 16th, 2018
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Leafy Panzanella

This classic Tuscan bread and tomato salad gets a summery twist, thanks to the addition of fresh Romaine lettuce. It’s a perfect dish for al fresco dining in the sunshine!   Serves 2 Preparation time: More...

Pasta Vongole
By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, May 16th, 2018
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Pasta Vongole

Serve this classic Italian seafood pasta in hot bowls and finish with a sprinkling of chopped herbs – a perfect midweek meal for any time of year Serves 4 Preparation time 15 mins Cooking time 10 mins Ingredients: 800g More...

shallot, gorgonzola and rocket risotto
By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, May 10th, 2018
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Italian Shallot, Gorgonzola and Rocket Risotto

In this flavoursome Italian dish the sweetness of the shallots is beautifully complemented by the robust taste of the blue cheese. It’s a great recipe for dinner parties, or makes a hearty but simple weekend More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Friday, February 23rd, 2018
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The best balsamic vinegar – Italia!’s taste test

Balsamic vinegar is the lifeblood of Italian cuisine, and one of the nation’s most valuable exports. Here, we taste seven of the best… Casanova two-year-old Balsamic Vinegar of Modena From Puglia Shop Online Price £5.45 More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Friday, January 12th, 2018
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Seducing my husband without salt: part 2

Rachael Martin continues her story of what living in Italy has taught her about food, moving on from pasta and risotto to polenta… The days get colder, wild mushrooms are picked and chestnuts roasted. Pumpkins More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, January 11th, 2018
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Mussels with chickpeas

These cozze e ceci are perfect for a delicious starter dish to share with the whole family. Serve these mussels with some lovely crusty bread to make sure you get every bit of flavour from the juices! Mussels More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, December 14th, 2017
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Seducing my husband without salt: Part 1

Rachael Martin on what living in Italy has taught her about food: from pasta to risotto and beyond… The first time I made my Italian boyfriend a dish of pasta, he took one mouthful and looked at me. Horrified. More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Friday, November 10th, 2017
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Apple cake

This apple cake or torta di mele is absolutely divine and a good way to use up those leftover apples!  Apple cake/ Torta di mele Ingredients: 4 large apples (1kg) juice of ½ a lemon 2 medium free-range eggs 150g More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, November 9th, 2017
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Linguine with spicy prawns

This linguine with spicy prawns or linguine con gambrel picanti is a fantastic dish for a midweek meal.  Make this for your family this week – you can make it as hot or as mild as you like! Linguine with More...