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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...

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...

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 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...