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Festa della Donna, Italy
By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, April 8th, 2019
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Vero Italiano: La Festa della Donna

Mario Matassa takes a look at International Women’s Day. He revels in the mystery of the celebrations and presents some of the classic dishes… Photos by Mario Matassa The 8th of March is the day when women More...

Bisciola della Valtellina
By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, March 12th, 2019
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Vero Italiano: dolci

In his latest instalment in the series uncovering the secrets of Italian food, Mario Matassa looks at the delights of Italian biscuits and cakes to recreate in your kitchen Photos by Mario Matassa  There can be More...

Italian agriturismo
By Italia Travel & Life On Sunday, January 20th, 2019
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Vero Italiano: agriturismi

Mario Matassa heads out into the countryside to stay on an agriturismo, and discovers why these farm-stays can provide the perfect holidays for foodie travellers…  Photos by Mario Matassa There are more than More...

Man hunting, Italy
By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, January 7th, 2019
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Vero Italiano: selvaggina

Mario Matassa explains the Italian passion for game and hunting. He braves the cold winter elements to search for his ingredients, then shows us how to transform them into hearty, warming recipes Photos by Mario More...

Italian food
By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, November 29th, 2018
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Vero Italiano: leftovers

Mario Matassa turns to the subject of leftovers. Economical, quick to cook, and packed with flavour, Italian leftover recipes are the perfect way to make the most of what you have Photos by Mario Matassa For Italians, More...

Fresh pasta
By Italia Travel & Life On Sunday, October 21st, 2018
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Vero Italiano: pasta

In this instalment of his series uncovering the secrets of Italian food, Mario Matassa turns his attention to pasta. Read on for a lesson in how you can make the perfect fresh egg pasta too… Photos by Mario More...

Cheese
By Italia Travel & Life On Friday, September 21st, 2018
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Vero Italiano: formaggio

For the latest in Mario Matassa’s series on the secrets of Italian food, we turn to the subject of cheese, focusing on fontina, ricotta, parmesan, pecorino and mascarpone Photos by Mario Matassa According to my More...

salumeria cured Italian meat
By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, August 27th, 2018
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Vero Italiano: la salumeria

The third instalment in Mario Matassa’s new series uncovering the secrets of Italian food involves a trip to the deli counter to discover exactly why cured meats are so cherished by the Italian nation Photos by More...

sea bream
By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, July 24th, 2018
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Vero Italiano: la pescheria

Join Mario Matassa for the second instalment in his series uncovering the secrets of Italian food. This time he goes to the sea, where he braves an early morning, much indecision and the fiery Italian passion for More...

Italian food
By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, June 27th, 2018
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Vero Italiano: 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...