National Pasta Day

Today we want to share with you this recipe for a new twist on your pasta dishes. Tasty and crispy pancetta, combined with fresh and crunchy tenderstem broccoli. A perfect combination! Different versions of this recipe are typical of many areas of southern Italy. This simple sauce is perfect with penne or orecchiette, but today

A Hidden Gem – An Inghams Insight

Nestled in the heart of the Umbrian countryside, overlooking the sparkling shores of Lake Trasimeno and hidden away from the eyes of the conventional tourist, you will find the lively lakefront resort of Passignano Sul Trasimeno. A maze of cobbled streets and quirky, mismatched apartments, its charming character and friendly locals make this quintessential Italian

Inghams Italy Cookbook – Strucolo de Pomi – Apple Strudel

The Apple Strudel is a traditional Austrian dessert (apfelstrudel), but it’s also popular in many European countries that once belonged to the Austro-Hungarian Empire. Variations of the original recipe can be found also in Italy, mainly in Trentino-Alto Adige, Veneto and Friuli-Venezia Giulia. My family from my mother’s side is from Trieste, the capital city

Top 10 things to do in Sorrento

1. Duomo dei San Filippo e Giacomo Duomo di Sorrento, the cathedral dedicated to Saint Philip and Saint James, is situated on Via Santa Maria della Pietà. Visitors will be struck by the beautifully designed architecture. In 1929 the current façade was added, however the doors are antique, dating back to Constantinople in the eleventh century. The three story

Top 10 things to do in Puglia

The exotic region of Puglia in the far south of Italy is rich in character and history. There are many sites of historic and cultural interest to explore, and fascinating customs to participate in, so much so that one visit to this diverse region is simply not enough. Here are just 10 examples of things

A Fashionista’s Guide to Italy

Fashion finds its home in Italy, through the awe inspiring art and architecture, stunning natural scenery and careful reservation of historical landmarks. Combined, these features have served to inspired generation after generation of fashion designers and enthusiasts. It is Italy’s cities which hold the greatest inspiration for fashionistas of all tastes, through street style and

The Secrets Of Italian Coffee

 Un caffé, per favore. This is a wonderful line to memorise and one which, no doubt you have heard time and time again, both in Italy and outside. The thing is, whilst it’s a great way to politely order a coffee in Italian, for any coffee connoisseurs, what is the barman actually going to serve

The languages of Italy: Regional dialects & Dante Alighieri – Part 1

Worldwide, regional dialects are a point of contention with misinterpretation and outright confusion at the prospect of such diversity in something that one would assume, holds one concrete, unified form. In the English language for instance, Queen’s English is all good and well but the reality is that Britain is so much more than that.