MY VENEZIA TRIP Thursday 28th January 2016 , flight departure from Manchester Airport Terminal 1, destination Venezia Marco Polo. January is an ideal month to visit this magical city on water, less tourists, less hot, and the peak of Carnival where Venetian masks and costumes are in every calle (street) ready to be photographed by […]
OVEN BAKED PASTA RECIPE (pasta al forno) Pasta al forno can add a different dimension to your normal pasta dish and is a firm favourite for the Italians, usually consumed on the Sunday or on a bank holiday with the family. There are so many variations ranging from the sauce, a simple tomatoe sauce or […]
When asked if I am more of a sweet person or a savoury person my answer will always be “ sweet”, I would be the person that at a meal in a restaurant I would look at the dessert menu rather than the starters…. You have guessed it, my main weakness in life is sugary […]
Ci prendiamo un caffe’ (shall we grab a coffee?) Ask any Italian if they like or drink coffee, and you will be presented with a look as if you have asked the most outrageous question on earth.
Ciao everybody, after so much interest and email requests from you, I have finally found the time to write to you my famous pistachio spread cake recipe. The cake is a pistachio and raspberry layer cake, perfect for a birthday surprise or just with a nice cup of tea or coffee in the afternoon.
The summer season is upon us, the days are getting longer and staying brighter, “al fresco” dining can finally be resumed accompanied with a good glass of chilled Prosecco, antipasti and a balsamic and olive oil dip synonymous of summer.
This season’s trend seems to be a lot of emphasis on nuts…and in particular pistachio nuts…..food festivals and Deli’s seem to be stocking this green wonder nut on their selves and so are we. Apart from its health benefits of lowering cholesterol and other diseases according to the Journal of Nutrition, this ingredient is […]
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