Tag archive for ‘food’
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 male is absolutely divine and a good way to use up those leftover apples!  Use leftover apples and make this tasty apple cake for a weekend treat! Apple cake Ingredients: 4 large 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...

By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, October 26th, 2017
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Cut and dried… The story of Baccalà

From shipwrecked sailors in Norway to the tables of Vicenza, Julie Carbonara tells the extraordinary tale of baccalà all vicentina. My mother was a good, plain home cook but fish was not her strong point, which More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Friday, September 22nd, 2017
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Filled pasta

Simple and satisfying, there is an amazing array of flavoursome filled pasta to be found on the market these days – we taste seven leading brands to find our favourite. While there is nothing to rival a melting More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Friday, September 15th, 2017
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Creamy blackberry puddings

This Crema al formaggio con more is the perfect in season pud this September.  Ingredients: 250g blackberries 250g mascarpone 125g fresh ricotta 3 heaped tbsp icing sugar 4 sponge fingers 1 tbsp chopped almonds Method: Wash More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Friday, September 15th, 2017
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Fillets of John Dory Mediterranean-style

Try this Filetti di pesce San Pietro alla mediterranea for an easy but tasty meal!  Ingredients: 3 tbsp olive oil 4 John Dory fillets 4 plum tomatoes, skins removed 2-3 tbsp black olives, pitted 1 tbsp capers salt More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Friday, September 15th, 2017
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Aubergine with Quartirolo Lombardo and chilli

This Melanzane con quartirolo e peperoncino is the perfect veggie dish served with some crusty bread! Ingredients 4 tbsp olive oil 1 large aubergine, diced 1 large garlic clove, peeled, finely chopped 1 tbsp More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, September 11th, 2017
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Herby Polenta bread

We love this herby polenta bread. A fantastic twist on a regular loaf!  Makes 1 loaf (serves 10) Ingredients: 300ml water 3 tbsp clear honey 3 tbsp chopped fresh mixed herbs, such as flat-leaf parsley, chives More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, September 11th, 2017
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Rosemary ciabatta rolls

These rosemary ciabatta rolls are absolutely divine! Perfect with a delicious seasonal soup. Makes about 10 good-sized rolls Ingredients: 350ml  water 2 tbsp olive oil 500g strong white flour, plus extra for More...