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making parmesan
By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, September 5th, 2019
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Parmigiano Reggiano – the process

Have you ever wondered how Parmesan is created? Wonder no more! Chris Allsop discovers the process behind the making of Italy’s favourite cheese 1 To start the Parmesan making process the milk is steamed More...

parmigiano reggiano
By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, September 5th, 2019
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Parmigiano Reggiano: the king of cheeses

Chris Allsop flies to Emilia Romagna to tour a Parmigiano Reggiano dairy and discover how this world-famous cheese is created… Even the French don’t have a cheese quite like Parmigiano Reggiano…   “When More...

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...

radicchio
By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, August 8th, 2019
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Grilled radicchio

Mario Matassa’s radicchio recipe makes for an excellent contorno or part of a main of mixed roasted vegetables… Serves 2 Preparation time 1 minutes Barbecuing time 5 minutes Ingredients: • 2 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...