Italian Cooking

Everything You Need To Know About Week Seven Of GBBO

Sarah Adams | Posted 11.10.2017 | UK Entertainment
Sarah Adams

'It's shaping up to be the hottest day in the tent EVER.' Oh really? Us October folk really feel for you. We really do. I must say, Ch4, keep these senses-we-can-never-experience coming. First taste, now temperature, next smell and touch. Truly, excellent viewing.

Why Italians Have No Right To Feel Outraged By Nigella's Carbonara Recipe

Mariacristina Lubrano | Posted 10.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Mariacristina Lubrano

Some people are not interested in the absolute authenticity of Italian food but are more interested in what most closely matches their taste. Authenticity matters to us Italians as food and traditional recipes are holy to us all and the backbone of our civilisation

Meeting The Stranger Who Saved My Husband's Life

Mariacristina Lubrano | Posted 05.09.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Mariacristina Lubrano

What would you say to the stranger who saved your husband's life? How would you even begin to say thank you? Not questions I ever thought I'd have to answer. Until last week. When I started seeing George almost ten years ago, he was still undergoing treatment for acute lymphoblastic leukaemia...

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.