Tag archive for ‘Italian food’
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...

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...

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...