Jun 2015 Italy is blessed with a climate which nurtures exceptional vineyards and as well as a history which sings of delicious wine-making throughout each of its 20 regions. The trend of wine-drinking conquered the UK a while ago, it is widely believed, along with the Romans. By the Middle Ages, we were experimenting with
Fri Sep 2014 October is a perfect month for a relaxing and pleasant city break in Florence. In autumn you can visit the city’s attractions with lesser crowds, so we bet that you would enjoy your stay even more! Forget the often unbearable heat of Italian summer and enjoy long and uplifting strolls in Florence!
Fri Sep 2014 Verona is one of the world’s top romantic destinations, being the setting of Shakespeare’s tragedy Romeo and Juliet. Juliet’s house in via Capello, with the famous balcony, is the favourite destination of tourists visiting Verona in summer or around Valentine’s Day. Also during the summer, the famous music festival at the Verona
Tue Dec 2014 Tuscan sausage and rosemary ragù This is an anglicized version of a Tuscan pasta recipe I learnt on a recent trip to Tuscany. It is quite different to the sausage and rosemary pasta I ate near Colle di Val d’Esta. There, extra virgin olive oil was warmed and infused with fresh rosemary,
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
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
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