If you are visiting Italy this summer, you will probably want to try authentic Italian pizza. Having pizza in the land which gave the world this wonderful circle of joy is an experience not to be missed. On your Italy trip you may be heading for the fabulously beautiful Italian city of Florence. … [Read more...]
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Recently, I was invited to Florence by the people at the Lorenzo de’ Medici Institute to see their newly opened cooking school in this Tuscan city's mercato centrale - central market - which is in the Florence's San Lorenzo district. Yes, I did a cooking course too and it was great … [Read more...]
Gallucci & Gilmour is a United Kingdom based company which specialises in selling Italian produce which it sources from smaller Italian companies in Italy's south. Now, though, Gallucci & Gilmour is looking to Italy's north to expand its offering. After I wrote about the company, Gallucci … [Read more...]
A while ago, Rome resident and fellow blogger, Rick Zullo wrote to tell me he was coming to Milan. "Could we meet up?", he asked. "Sure", I replied and I took him to see one of Milan's recently opened Eataly store's where, to my great delight, I found fritto misto on the menu. Fritto misto, if … [Read more...]
If you find yourself in the Sarpi Bridge area during Milan's Design Week fringe or Fuori Salone as it's known here, you may find lapping up all that design goodness exhausting. If so, you may well be on the lookout for a bite to eat. Well, here are a few suggestions for food in my area of Milan … [Read more...]
The Emmy Eats on Emmymade in Japan series of videos on YouTube are great fun. In these popular food review videos, Emmy, who is from Japan, eats and describes lots of snacks and sweets from around the world, including Italy. Emmy has made three videos about Italy so far, all of which you'll find … [Read more...]
Last week, and not without a few hiccups caused by Italy's infamously byzantine bureaucracy, Eataly, part of a chain of stores which specialise in selling Italian food products and much more, opened a two new branches in Milan. I went, and I photographed the Eataly Smeraldo store, and tweeted. I … [Read more...]
If you've never tried real parmesan or Parmigiano Reggiano, as Italians would prefer you to call it, you are probably missing out. Real parmesan cheese is delicious. It's also very versatile too - you can use it in your cooking, sprinkle it over pasta or simply eat it on its own like any other … [Read more...]