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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...

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...

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...