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Lemon Ice cream italian recipe
By Helen Greaves On Friday, January 20th, 2023
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Lemon ice cream

Gelato al limone Mario Matassa shares his recipe for this refreshing lemon ice cream Whoever said ‘you can’t have your cake and eat it’? On a hot summer’s evening, it can be hard to decide whether to end More...

Nonna's Italian grilled peppers
By Helen Greaves On Friday, January 20th, 2023
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Nonna’s peppers with nodini

Peperonata alla nonna con nodini Mario Matassa shares his nonna’s popular summer recipe. This dish was often made for an evening meal, over the dying embers of a lunchtime grill. The sweetness of this Italian More...

Parmigiano Reggiano Pull-Apart Garland recipe
By Helen Greaves On Wednesday, December 21st, 2022
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Parmigiano Reggiano Pull-Apart Garland

This gorgeous garland of pull-apart bread makes a spectacular centrepiece for special occasions. Photo © www.parmigianoreggiano.com ➤ SERVES 8 ➤ PREPARATION 30 minutes (plus time for rising and proving) ➤ COOKING More...

Christmas cod in Prosciutto di Parma recipe
By Helen Greaves On Wednesday, December 21st, 2022
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Christmas Cod in Prosciutto di Parma with Green Pea Puree

This Christmas cod recipe features tender cod baked in a succulent Prosciutto di Parma layer, served with sliced potatoes and a vibrant green pea puree. Photo © www.prosciuttodiparma.com ➤ SERVES 2 ➤ PREPARATION More...

creamy courgette and ricotta pasta recipe image
By Helen Greaves On Thursday, December 15th, 2022
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Creamy Courgette and Ricotta Pasta

Pasta con crema di zucchine e ricotta This creamy courgette and ricotta pasta is full of fresh Italian flavour with a vibrant green courgette sauce and plenty of ricotta, of course! Courgettes are a wonderfully More...

By Sarah Williamson On Tuesday, August 23rd, 2022
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Saturday Night In: Springtime Supper Recipes

Get the family together and bring the flavours of Italy right to your table with Mario Matassa In a country that loves and lives to eat well and, as a general rule, adheres to the principle of eating seasonally, More...

Pan-fried salmon recipe
By Sarah Williamson On Tuesday, August 23rd, 2022
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Pan-fried salmon recipe

Pan-fried salmon recipe with toasted pistachio and lemon butter – Salmone con pistacchi tostati e burro al limone This dish is simple and takes moments to prepare. Make sure the salmon is fresh and from a sustainable More...

Pasta primavera recipe
By Sarah Williamson On Tuesday, August 23rd, 2022
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Pasta primavera

Spring pasta – A Pasta primavera recipe Pasta primavera is a prime example of the principles of Italian cuisine. Pasta, being the most versatile of Italian staples, is well matched to any occasion. Here it More...

‘Cheat’s’ Mimosa cake
By Sarah Williamson On Tuesday, August 23rd, 2022
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Mimosa cake

A recipe for ‘Cheat’s’ Mimosa cake – Torta primavera ‘furba’ By Mario Matassa This cake is an amalgamation of two cakes synonymous with the season: Mimosa and Colomba (which means ‘dove’). Mimosa More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, September 21st, 2021
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Tagliatelle

Join resident chef Mario Matassa as he shows us how to make perfect tagliatelle with step by step instructions! ©iStock-GettyImages When I first moved to Italy, many years ago now, I quickly realised that there More...