Italian Cooking

The Eight Things Everyone Should Know Before They are Allowed to Eat Italian Food

Maria Chiorando | Posted 28.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Maria Chiorando

They lied. There are actually three certainties in life: death, taxes, and the innate superiority of Italian food.

Recipe for the Weekend: Roasted Red Pepper Risotto With Basil and Parmesan

Theo Randall | Posted 26.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Theo Randall

This may sound an unusual combination but it really works. The peppers have to be black when you cook them so they have a smoky flavour. Make sure you peel them of all the charred bits and chop them finely. The addition of basil and plenty of Parmesan makes this risotto really creamy and delicious in fact its one of my favourites!

Recipe for the Weekend: Linguine With Red Mullet, Tomatoes, Olives and Pangratto

Theo Randall | Posted 15.05.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Theo Randall

This is a very tasty pasta dish because of the sweet tasting red mullet and cherry tomatoes. The addition of the black olives add a saltiness that works really well. The pangratto adds a crunch that makes the whole dish very appetising.

New Years Resolution - A Lot More of the Same Please!

Sarah Cloutier | Posted 26.02.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Sarah Cloutier

I have gathered so many amazing recipes from the ladies at the checkout, people in the queue and my friends at work. What would happen if we connected with people all the time? What if we actually let them into our lives, even if only for a moment?

Recipie for the Weekend: Italian Tagliatelle With Squid

Theo Randall | Posted 19.09.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Theo Randall

Just in time for the weekend, I wanted to show you a traditional Italian tagliatelle squid dish made with just a few simple, but great ingredients.

'La Dolce Vita': You are what you eat

Gino D'Acampo | Posted 04.10.2011 | UK Lifestyle
Gino D'Acampo

Yesterday I saw the news on the fact that the Mediterranean diet can help you live a longer life. I must tell you my friends this is not news to me. I know the secret to looking and feeling great comes down to what you are eating! Here are a few Mediterranean ideas to help boost your life expectancy.

School's Out For Summer: Kids in the Italian Kitchen

Gino D'Acampo | Posted 01.10.2011 | UK Lifestyle
Gino D'Acampo

As we all know, the school break can be either completely fantastic or a nightmare! I have some great ideas for things that will keep the kids entertained in the kitchen the Italian way.