Tag archive for ‘Food and drink’
By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, July 26th, 2017
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Drink Italia: Tuscan reds

From ‘Super Tuscan’ to Brunello, there are plenty of fine Tuscan non-Chianti reds, and they’re not all super-expensive either. Here’s a selection of Tuscan reds your wallet will love… Traditionally More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, July 25th, 2017
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Elderflower fritters

These Frittelle di fiori di sambuco are a delicious summery snack!  Ingredients: 10 elderflower flower heads 100g plain flour a pinch of salt 150ml light beer or lager 1 medium free-range egg groundnut or sunflower More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, July 18th, 2017
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Risotto Stuffed Tomatoes

These Risotto Stuffed Tomatoes by Lakeland are the perfect summer starter! Ingredients: 6 large salad tomatoes 25g risotto rice 2 tsp olive oil 1 spring onion, finely sliced 25g courgette, roughly chopped 25g More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Friday, June 23rd, 2017
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Tomato, Pesto and Olive Tart

Perfect for a laid-back weekend lunch, this impressive tart by Lakeland gives maximum flavour from minimum effort. Ingredients: 500g baby plum or cherry tomatoes 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar 1 tbsp olive oil 1 sheet More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Friday, June 23rd, 2017
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Ricotta, Basil and Tomato Tart

This tart by Lakeland is the perfect dish for a summer picnic or a light evening meal with some potatoes and salad For the rough puff pastry: 75g plain flour Pinch salt 25g butter, chilled and cut into 1cm cubes 25g More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Friday, June 9th, 2017
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Drink Italia: Pinot Grigio

Once the go-to Italian white with mediocre credentials, now is the time to take another look at Pinot Grigio – the fine examples being produced today are worthy of our attention. Grown throughout northern Italy, More...

Antipasto Chelsea Buns
By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, May 31st, 2017
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Antipasto Chelsea Buns

A great savoury twist on the traditional Chelsea bun, filled with sun dried tomatoes, olives and parmesan. Perfect for a picnic. Antipasto Chelsea Buns by Dr Oetker   Preparation time: 20 minutes plus cooling More...