Tag archive for ‘Italian Foodie’
Mixed fruit salad with basil syrup
By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, June 27th, 2019
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Mixed fruit salad with basil syrup

Mario Matassa shares a tempting Italian fruit salad recipe – this macedonia con sciroppo al basilico is a perfect dessert for hot summer days Serves 4 Preparation time 15 minutes  Cooking time 10 minutes Ingredients: • More...

Chocolate chip and banana mini yoghurt muffins for picnic
By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, June 27th, 2019
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Chocolate and banana mini yoghurt muffins

In Italy sweet muffins are usually made as a treat for children but they also make an excellent picnic food, says Mario Matassa Makes about 20 Preparation time 10 minutes plus cooling Cooking time 10-15 minutes Ingredients: • More...

Rice salad
By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, June 27th, 2019
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Insalata di riso

Make an Italian-inspired rice salad with this simple recipe by Mario Matassa – perfect for summer dining or a light lunch Serves 6 Preparation time 15 minutes Cooking time 10-12 minutes Ingredients: • 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...

Festa della Donna, Italy
By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, April 8th, 2019
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Vero Italiano: La Festa della Donna

Mario Matassa takes a look at International Women’s Day. He revels in the mystery of the celebrations and presents some of the classic dishes… Photos by Mario Matassa The 8th of March is the day when women More...

venison liver crostini
By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, January 7th, 2019
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Roe deer liver crostini

The key to this dish is finding the freshest liver possible, so make sure you go to a reputable butcher and order in advance. Recipe by Mario Matassa Serves 4 Preparation time 20 minutes Cooking time 30 minutes Ingredients: • More...

hare pie
By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, January 7th, 2019
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Hare and mushroom pie

Mario Matassa’s Torta di lepre e funghi does require some effort, but you will be rewarded with a unique and flavoursome pie Serves 4 Preparation time 1 hour plus marinating Cooking time 2 hours  Ingredients: For More...

wild rabbit bake
By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, January 7th, 2019
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Rabbit with peppers

Rabbit is a versatile meat that can be pan-fried, roasted or stewed. Remember that older rabbits will taste better after being marinated overnight and cooked slowly. Recipe by Mario Matassa Serves 4 Preparation More...

Man hunting, Italy
By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, January 7th, 2019
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Vero Italiano: selvaggina

Mario Matassa explains the Italian passion for game and hunting. He braves the cold winter elements to search for his ingredients, then shows us how to transform them into hearty, warming recipes Photos by Mario More...

Italian cherry conserve
By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, December 10th, 2018
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Buy Italia! Italian jams

There’s nothing like a fruity conserve for brightening breakfast time – and beyond! The Italians certainly make them well, which is why we’re indulging in a taste of the sweet life… Italian fruit More...