italian cooking

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