Seasons in the sun

One of the joys of Italian food is enjoying its seasonality and July’s delicious bounty ripens beautifully in the warm summer months. Get past [...]

Love at first lick

Italian ice cream or gelato is loved around the world as being one of the best types of frozen desserts. Made with milk, cream and sugar and [...]

Time to get fresh

It’s time to head outdoors for that most Italian of past times – eating outdoors al fresco. Literally translated, al fresco means ‘fresh’ or ‘in [...]

Bitter sweet endings

Why does the bitter almond flavour of the classic Amaretti biscuit (or Ratafia, the mini version) pair so well with other flavours? The answer [...]

Easter with friends

The Italian proverb 'Natale con i tuoi, Pasqua con chi vuoi' means 'Christmas with your relatives, Easter with whomever you want!’ This [...]

Tasting Treviso

For centuries Venetian aristocrats, tired of their struggle with the rising waters would head to nearby Treviso...