Tag archive for ‘food’
By Italia Travel & Life On Friday, June 29th, 2018
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Italian seasonings on test

Add the perfect finish to your Italian dishes with our selection of dried herbs and flavoured salts this month – from truffles to ginger, these will add zing to your culinary exploits! Whether it’s a simple More...

Italian food
By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, June 27th, 2018
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Vero Italiano: how to make classic Italian dishes

Food writer Mario Matassa introduces some Italian classics – traditional dishes that are known all over the world, yet rarely prepared properly outside of Italy – and shows us how they should be made… Photos More...

Milan saffron risotto
By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, June 27th, 2018
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Milan’s saffron risotto

Fancy making a real saffron risotto (risotto alla milanese)? Mario Matassa shows us how. Remember that it should be creamy and soft, and each grain of rice should be separate but joined together by the sauce. Buonissimo!   Serves 2 Preparation More...

Mozzarella tomato and basil salad or insulate caprese
By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, June 27th, 2018
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Mozzarella, tomato and basil salad

The mozzarella, tomato and basil salad (or insalate caprese) is an Italian classic – the secret to its success lies in its simplicity and the quality of the ingredients used. Mario Matassa shares the recipe for More...

Milanese veal cutlet
By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, June 27th, 2018
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Milanese veal cutlet

Known as ‘costoletta alla milanese‘ in Italian, the Milanese veal cutlet is a great one to master properly. Mario Matassa’s recipe will help you to create a truly authentic version of this historic More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, June 27th, 2018
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Bolognese ragù

Think you know how to make bolognese? Think again! Mario Matassa explains how to make this popular dish properly… a lengthy cooking time makes it ideal for a leisurely Sunday lunch…     Serves 4 Preparation More...

spaghetti carbonara
By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, June 27th, 2018
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Spaghetti carbonara

Mario Matassa guides us through the recipe for a truly authentic spaghetti carbonara… it’s both simple and delicious. Get set to cook like an Italian!   Serves 4 Preparation time 15 minutes Cooking More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, June 21st, 2018
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Emilia-Romagna: cities of food

Alexander James brings us the low-down on the top spots for food and drink in Emilia-Romagna… one of the best regions for enjoying Italy’s finest specialities Modena Cathedral, Emilia-Romagna Italy by More...

Bologna. L'antica zona del Mercato di Mezzo (Mercato Vecchio, Quadrilatero). Vie Pescherie Vecchie. Negozio di salumeria e prodotti tipici enogastronomici.
By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, June 21st, 2018
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Emilia-Romagna: University of the Good Life

Think of Italy and its most well-known food exports, and a third of them come from one region: Emilia-Romagna. Alexander James finds out why this part of the country is such a gastronomic hot-spot… Photos by Bologna More...

Asparagus, Broad Bean Mint and Mozzarella Bruschetta
By Italia Travel & Life On Friday, June 8th, 2018
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Asparagus, Broad Bean, Mint and Mozzarella Bruschetta

This asparagus bruschetta is great way to get in two of your five a day. With fresh green veg and creamy cheese, it’s a pretty and flavoursome dish that’s ideal for summer entertaining   Makes More...