Category Archives: Food

Italy travel tip #5: Bigger isn’t better for best restaurants in Italy

Looking for where to eat in Italy? See a menu offering a large variety of different kind of foods such as pizza, pasta, seafood, meat and more? Most Italians would keep walking. Our tip for dining in Italy is: look … Continue reading

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Top Tips for Italy Travel 2015 #3: Ordering food

This tip for travelling in Italy that comes from our much-loved Florence tour guide, Brenda. Don’t over-order food. On any holiday in Italy, it’s tempting to want to try as many different foods as possible. Indeed, many people travel to … Continue reading

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The best gelato in Florence?

Where can you find the best gelato in Florence? Right now, we are enamoured with the gelato of Marco Ottaviano from Il Gelato Gourmet. In the last few months, we have been very happily working our way through the delicious … Continue reading

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Delicious Italian Christmas Recipes

Planning a great (and easy) Christmas meal? Italians have a great traditional festive menu that allows for much advance preparation so everyone can enjoy the most family time together during the Christmas lunch and dinner meals. A traditional Italian Christmas … Continue reading

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Italy’s sweet Christmas treat: Panettone

For foodies like us, the first sign of Christmas approaching in Italy is seeing the bakeries stocking fresh-made Panettone*. Panettone is light and fluffy, meaning that a slice of this traditional Italian Christmas recipe may be as big as both … Continue reading

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The simplest Tuscan fish recipe: baked sea bass

Cooking in Tuscany comprises making delicious traditional Tuscan recipes using a few simple and fresh ingredients. One great example is baked sea bass – Branzino. This simple recipe is great for dinner parties as it can be prepared ahead of … Continue reading

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HUNCHBACK CARDI RECIPE: Italy’s ugliest & tastiest vegetable

  The poor ol’ “cardi gobbi” – the hunchback cardoon – is perhaps one of the ugliest vegetables around. But it can be easily turned into one of the yummiest served with the below “bagna càuda” (warm sauce) simple vegetable … Continue reading

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Frittelle: delicious Tuscan sweet recipe

Italians love marking every celebration and festival with a traditional food item. Around the time of Carnevale and the feast day of St Joseph (which in Italy is also Father’s Day), you’re likely to start seeing some delicious sweets known … Continue reading

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Spaghetti alla Carbonara – recipe and history

Visiting Italy. One of the most enjoyable ways to enjoy Italy like a local is through the amazing Italian cuisine, which varies from region to region and in some cases, even town to town. When in Rome, one of the … Continue reading

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Italian Epiphany: eat, drink…and sweep?

If you’re looking for a great excuse to break any new year diet resolutions, head to Italy! 6th January is the Epiphany day, marking the date Jesus was shown to be the son of God. On this day, Italian families … Continue reading

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