Tag archive for ‘Food and drink’
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 Friday, September 15th, 2017
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In season: September

This is the month of the great harvest. These are the fantastic fruit, vegetables and fish that is in season right now… Blackberries – more There are few family activities more enjoyable than foraging More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, August 24th, 2017
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Apricot and cream tart

Treat your friends to this yummy Crostata alla crema pasticcera e albicocche! Ingredients: 600g sweet pastry 350ml whole milk 3 medium free-range egg yolks 100g caster sugar 50g plain flour 8 firm but ripe apricots, More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017
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In season: August

Early summer vegetables such as beans and courgettes are joined this month by a variety of fruits and fish as the year’s main harvest really begins come in… Apricots – albicocche In the peak of its More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017
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Stirring stuff

Our editor Amanda Robinson discovers authentic Italian flavours and new friends at a hands-on cookery course in the Veneto hills… Total immersion: it’s the best way to learn, right? Speak a second language More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, July 26th, 2017
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Rome’s best ice-cream parlours

Summer in Rome can be a sweltering affair, so here at Italia! we believe that ice cream is necessity. Lorenza Bacino and Michela Di Carlo seek out the best ice cream parlours in the city to ensure you enjoy the More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, July 26th, 2017
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Italian olive oils

Olive oil is an essential ingredient in every Italian kitchen, so this month we put seven golden samples of extra-virgin olive oil under the Italia! taste team spotlight… Extra-virgin olive oil is one of the More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, July 26th, 2017
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Cheese and Parma ham twists

These cheese and parma ham twists from Lakeland are the perfect snack!  Ingredients: 225g plain flour Pinch salt 50g butter, cubed 50g lard, cubed 150g Parmesan cheese, grated 30ml cold water 1 egg, beaten 8 More...