Tag archive for ‘Italian food’
panna cotta
By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, July 27th, 2021
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Panna Cotta

Join resident chef Mario Matassa as he shows us how to make perfect panna cotta with step by step instructions! In Italy, panna cotta, like tiramisù, zabaglione and budino, falls within that category of dessert More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, July 14th, 2021
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Fiesole travel guide

Find some of the best places to stay, visit or eat while staying around Fiesole with Freya Middleton’s guide to the highlights of the area… Images by Freya Middleton unless otherwise stated What to see More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, July 13th, 2021
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Focaccia with cherry tomatoes and herbs

Join resident chef Mario Matassa as he shows us how to make perfect focaccia with step by step instructions!   To say that Italians take their focaccia very seriously would be a simple understatement. Once, More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, June 15th, 2021
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Bruschetta with Tenderstem®, garlic mushrooms and feta

One of the ‘Tenderstem® in Ten’ recipes – ten recipes ready in less than ten minutes – this bruschetta would make a speedy and delicious lunch or supper snack. Image and recipe © Tenderstem® For more More...

italian bread
By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, May 25th, 2021
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5 Italian breads to try in 2021

There are so many incredible Italian breads to choose from, it can be overwhelming! Learn more about some of our favourite kinds of bread in this guide of 5 Italian breads to try in 2021… Images © iStock More...

Assisi
By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, May 18th, 2021
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Assisi travel guide

Find some of the best places to stay, visit or eat while staying around Assisi, with Jane Keightley’s guide to the highlights of the area… Photos by Jane Keightley unless otherwise stated. What to see and More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, June 23rd, 2020
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The Perfect Italian Pandemic Pick-Me-Up

Julia Kolbert tells the little-known story of Tiramisù: The Perfect Italian Pandemic Pick-Me-Up   For all the extolling of their Mediterranean diet, the Italians do have a decidedly sweet tooth, especially More...

parmesan cheeses
By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, January 16th, 2020
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Italy’s top five cheeses

Italy’s cheeses are famed throughout the world – and with good reason! Here are our top five… which is your favourite?! Photos by iStock/ Getty Images 1 Parmigiano-Reggiano, the undisputed king of Italian More...

gnocchi
By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, January 16th, 2020
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Gnocchi alla comasca

This gnocchi dish originates from the Como area, and uses a local taleggio cheese, which combines with the tomato and pancetta to make a flavourful sauce, says Mario Matassa There is a long tradition around More...

Limone sul Garda - Italian lakes
By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, January 16th, 2020
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Tastes of the lakes

Fresh fish from the waters and other produce from the mountains are the staples of traditional cooking on the Italian lakes, as Mario Matassa explains   Understand the landscape of the Italian lakes and you More...