Tag archive for ‘Italian Recipes’
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...

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...

torta caprese
By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, April 18th, 2019
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Torta caprese

Katie and Giancarlo Caldesi share this delicious chocolate and almond cake recipe from their book, The Amalfi Coast: A Collection of Italian Recipes… One of our most romantic evenings was in a restaurant More...

Mimosa cake
By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, April 8th, 2019
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Torta mimosa

This ‘mimosa cake’ is covered with pieces of sponge cake, reminiscent of the flowers of the mimosa – it is served across Italy to celebrate La Festa della Donna By Mario Matassa Makes one 22cm More...

Butternut squash soup
By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, April 8th, 2019
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Butternut squash soup with prawns (zuppa di zucca e gamberi)

Una zucca is usually a pumpkin or marrow but it can apply to anything in the squash family – this flavoursome soup is hearty and comforting at any time of year By Mario Matassa Serves 4 Preparation time 10 minutes Cooking More...

roccoco biscuits
By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, March 12th, 2019
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Almond & hazelnut biscuits (roccocò)

Roccocò are typical of the Campania region and some claim they are the southern version of Tuscany’s cantucci biscuits – here’s how to make them… Makes 30 biscuits Preparation time 20 minutes Cooking More...

chestnut chocolate pastry
By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, March 12th, 2019
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Fried chocolate & chestnut pastries

These calzoncelli di castagne are a speciality of the Puglia region, though versions of this pastry are made throughout the country, with different names and fillings… Makes about 20 Preparation time 30-45 minutes, More...

tortelli with spinach and ricotta
By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, January 22nd, 2019
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Spinach and ricotta tortelli

Mario Matassa shares this recipe for classic stuffed pasta – these tortelli are stuffed with the traditional combination of spinach and ricotta, but you can experiment with other fillings too… Serves 4 Preparation More...

Brasato, stew with wine
By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, January 22nd, 2019
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Beef stew with Barolo

In Mario Matassa’s ‘brasato al Barolo‘ the meat is slow-cooked, which makes for mouth-wateringly tender meat, flavoured with this quality wine Serves 4-6 Preparation time 10 minutes Cooking More...

Crostini
By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, January 22nd, 2019
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Mixed crostini

Crostini are a smaller version of bruschette – here, Mario Matassa explains how to make tomato & aubergine and bean versions of the dish Serves 6 Preparation time 10 minutes Cooking time 10-15 minutes For More...