Tag archive for ‘Food and drink’
Italian drinks
By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, October 10th, 2019
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Non-alcoholic Italian drinks on test

Alongside its reputation as a land of top-quality wines, Italy also has a fine tradition of alcohol-free drinks, for any time of day. Here are seven of our favourites for you to try Whether for health-conscious More...

Crostini
By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, January 22nd, 2019
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Mixed crostini

Crostini are a smaller version of bruschette – here, Mario Matassa explains how to make tomato & aubergine and bean versions of the dish Serves 6 Preparation time 10 minutes Cooking time 10-15 minutes For More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Friday, February 23rd, 2018
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The best balsamic vinegar – Italia!’s taste test

Balsamic vinegar is the lifeblood of Italian cuisine, and one of the nation’s most valuable exports. Here, we taste seven of the best… Casanova two-year-old Balsamic Vinegar of Modena From Puglia Shop Online Price £5.45 More...

Semolina Cake
By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, January 11th, 2018
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Semolina cake with orange syrup 

This torta di semolino all’arancia is a delicious, moist cake just waiting to be eaten!  Make this as a sweet treat over the weekend – perfect with a cup of tea. Semolina cake with orange syrup Ingredients: 2 More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Friday, December 8th, 2017
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Appassionata: Rolling out Recipes from Le Marche – Spaghetti alle vongole

Dawn from Appassionata shares one of their favourite recipes as seen on their fantastic blog. Dawn says “Here’s one of our favourite recipes, probably because it’s quick, easy and delicious!” Spaghetti More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Friday, November 10th, 2017
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Apple cake

This apple cake or torta di mele is absolutely divine and a good way to use up those leftover apples!  Apple cake/ Torta di mele Ingredients: 4 large apples (1kg) juice of ½ a lemon 2 medium free-range eggs 150g 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 Tuesday, October 17th, 2017
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Looking for the perfect food

The “High Quality European Olive Oil” campaign aims to raise awareness on the unique qualities of olives and olive oil among as wide an audience as possible. The campaign by Unaprol, the largest association 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...