Tag archive for ‘Italian food’
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...

cicchetti at ai zemei, venice
By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, July 2nd, 2019
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Where to eat in Venice

Sara Scarpa loves the tradition of the Venetian pub crawl, and here she shares some of her favourite venues for great wine and authentic cicchetti… Photos by Iain Reid Antica Osteria Ruga Rialto (left) Located More...

Antica Ostaria Ruga Rialto, Venice
By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, July 1st, 2019
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Giro d’ombre: a cicchetti and wine tour of Venice

The Giro d’ombre is the Venetian equivalent of a pub crawl. Needless to say, this being Italy, there is plenty of food to enjoy along the way. Venice native Sara Scarpa is your guide… Photos by Iain Reid A warm More...

mediterranean sandwich
By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, June 26th, 2019
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Mediterranean sandwich

Give your summer dining an Italian twist with Mario Matassa’s delicious sandwich, which is bursting with glorious Mediterranean flavours Serves 4 Preparation time 5 minutes (more for the peppers) Cooking More...

Chicken breast with a crust of parsley, pine nuts and Parmesan for picnic
By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, June 26th, 2019
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Chicken with crust of parsley, pine nuts and Parmesan

Mario Matassa’s recipe for this petto di pollo con impanati al prezzemolo, pinoli e parmigiano is a perfect light main course or picnic addition Serves 4 Preparation time 10 minutes Cooking time 6-8 minutes Ingredients: • More...

Savoury bread cake with cherry tomatoes
By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, June 26th, 2019
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Torta di pane e pomodorini

This savoury bread cake with tomatoes is just perfect for al fresco dining. Mario Matassa shows us how to make this tasty torta… Serves 6 Preparation time 15 minutes Cooking time 40 minutes Ingredients: • More...

Mixed fruit salad with basil syrup
By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, June 26th, 2019
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A taste of Italy: the picnic

The summer picnic is a much anticipated event on every Italian’s culinary calendar, so Mario Matassa shows us how to prepare for the occasion in style Photos by Mario Matassa Savoury bread cake with cherry tomatoes First, More...

Girelle for celebration
By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, June 26th, 2019
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A taste of Italy: celebrations

A celebration in Italy usually involves sharing a feast with family and friends, and here Mario Matassa has put together a menu to suit any special occasion Photos by Mario Matassa Roast loin of pork stuffed with More...

Ricotta and cherry cheesecake
By Italia Travel & Life On Sunday, May 26th, 2019
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Ricotta and cherry cheesecake

For a sensational dessert or teatime treat with an Italian twist, this gorgeous ricotta cheesecake by Mario Matassa should fit the bill… Serves 4 Preparation time 15 minutes Cooking time 45 minutes Ingredients: • More...

Mashed potatoes with spicy lentils
By Italia Travel & Life On Sunday, May 26th, 2019
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Mashed potatoes with spicy lentils

For hearty comfort food with an Italian twist, this purè di patate recipe from Mario Matassa is a sure-fire winner… Serves 6 Preparation time 10 minutes Cooking time 30 minutes Ingredients: • 1 celery More...