Tag archive for ‘Food & Wine’
Paolo Arrigo
By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, August 8th, 2019
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Meet Paolo Arrigo

Christine Smallwood meets up with Paolo Arrigo and finds out about his deep-rooted connection with the soil Photos courtesy of Paolo Arrigo Paolo runs Seeds of Italy, the company that imports Franchi Seeds from More...

chicken - pollo
By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, August 8th, 2019
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Stuffed chicken thighs (coscie di pollo ripiene)

In this recipe Mario Matassa has used chicken thighs, but if you prefer white meat, you can opt for whole chicken breast (just remember to keep the skin on) Serves 4 Preparation time 15 minutes Barbecuing time More...

squid calamari
By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, August 8th, 2019
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Squid with chilli and lemon sauce

Mario Matassa shares his technique for cooking squid (calamari) on the barbecue – a real showstopper for seafood lovers Serves 4 Preparation time 15 minutes Barbecuing time 3 minutes Ingredients: • More...

grilled vegetables with couscous
By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, August 8th, 2019
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Grilled vegetables with couscous

Mario Matassa shares a recipe for grilled vegetables with couscous (couscous con verdure grigliate) – a perfect complement to any barbecue Serves 4-6 Preparation time 10 minutes Barbecuing time 10 minutes Ingredients: • More...

sirloin steak
By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, August 8th, 2019
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Sirloin steak (tagliata) with home-made salsa

Mario Matassa’s sirloin steak with tomato, red onion and caper relish is sure to become a firm favourite recipe for your barbecue… Serves 2 Preparation time 10 minutes Barbecuing time 7-10 minutes Ingredients: • More...

polpettine
By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, August 8th, 2019
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Polpettine di tacchino (turkey meatballs)

Meatballs (polpettine) are generally fried in a pan, but they can also work on the grill if you ensure that they remain moist, says Mario Matassa Serves 4 Preparation time 15 minutes Barbecuing time 15 minutes Ingredients: • More...

sirloin steak
By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, August 8th, 2019
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A taste of Italy: the barbecue

The start of summer means one thing – it’s barbecue time! This month Mario Matassa shares some classic Italian recipes for la grigliata Barbecue food photos by Mario Matassa Nothing stirs the appetite quite More...

octopus ceviche
By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, August 8th, 2019
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Puglia dining & accommodation guide

Adrian Mourby shares some of his favourite places to eat in Puglia, plus places to stay with a focus on local gastronomy… Puglia photos by Kate Tadman Mourby  Where to eat Gran Bar Pugliese This superb café More...

rosé wine
By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, July 9th, 2019
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Drink Italia! summer rosé wines

The perfect complement to a clear blue sky, we take a look at some of Italy’s best rosé wines, with something special to suit every budget With rosé, as with red and white, Italy has a large variety of wines, More...

bacarando in corte dell Orso
By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, July 2nd, 2019
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How to do a foodie tour of Venice

Sara Scarpa shares her tips for taking in Venice’s gastronomic highlights like a local, and finding the very best places to eat and drink in the city… Photos by Iain Reid Antica Ostaria Ruga Rialto In her More...