Tag archive for ‘Italian food’
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 Picnic food photos by Mario Matassa Savoury bread cake with 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...

Cream cheese and smoked salmon risotto
By Italia Travel & Life On Sunday, May 26th, 2019
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Cream cheese and smoked salmon risotto

This creamy, dreamy salmon risotto from Mario Matassa makes a truly delicious midweek meal if you’re looking for something simple but indulgent Serves 6 Preparation time 5 minutes Cooking time 20 minutes Ingredients: • More...

Parma ham, peach, mozzarella and dandelion leaf salad
By Italia Travel & Life On Sunday, May 26th, 2019
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Parma ham, peach, mozzarella and dandelion leaf salad

Mario Matassa brings us a fantastic Italian salad to enjoy on sunny days – light, flavoursome and with an interesting added ingredient… Serves 6 Preparation time 10 minutes Cooking time none Ingredients: • More...

Girelle for celebration
By Italia Travel & Life On Sunday, May 26th, 2019
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Puff pastry spin-wheels

Sun-dried tomato and fennel seed pâté provides a delicious, distinctive flavour for these puff pastry ‘girelle’ by Mario Matassa – ideal snacks for entertaining Serves 6 Preparation time 15 minutes, More...