Pan-fried salmon recipe

Pan-fried salmon recipe

Pan-fried salmon recipe with toasted pistachio and lemon butter – Salmone con pistacchi tostati e burro al limone This dish is simple and takes moments to prepare. Make sure the salmon is fresh and from a sustainable source. It is best served with a light spring salad. I used spinach with grated baby carrots and […]

Pasta primavera

Pasta primavera recipe

Spring pasta – A Pasta primavera recipe Pasta primavera is a prime example of the principles of Italian cuisine. Pasta, being the most versatile of Italian staples, is well matched to any occasion. Here it is given a spring dressing. I’ve used asparagus, peas and baby leaf spinach but the options are practically endless. Artichokes, […]

Mimosa cake

‘Cheat’s’ Mimosa cake

A recipe for ‘Cheat’s’ Mimosa cake – Torta primavera ‘furba’ By Mario Matassa This cake is an amalgamation of two cakes synonymous with the season: Mimosa and Colomba (which means ‘dove’). Mimosa cake first made an appearance to mark International Women’s Day on the 8th of March (Festa della Donna in Italy). It’s so called […]

Puglia Travel Guide

Puglia Travel Guide

All you need to know when planning your trip to Italy’s Puglia: Read our Puglia travel guide… Puglia dips its heel into both the Adriatic and Ionian seas. The climate is reliably sunny, and hot and dry in the summer, with low rainfall year round. The land away from the coast’s golden sands offers wide […]

My life in Puglia

Suffolk-based Elaine Falken bought a two-bedroom trullo cottage in Puglia’s Itria Valley area in 2012. She spends two months there every summer as well as a month over Christmas, and she makes the house available to friends and family as well as offering holiday rentals at all other times of the year. What drew her […]

New Italia! City Guide out now!

The new Italia! City Guide: City Breaks & Weekend Escapes is on sale now Our brand new issue of Italia! City Guide is here! This 116-page Italian travel guide is crammed with inspiration, tips and advice from our expert travel writers for your next trip to il bel paese.  The cities and towns of Italy are ideal destinations […]