If you’re Italian, Christmas is a really big deal. Celebrations last for a month and the focus is on food and sharing the celebrations with family and friends. Here are the favourite holiday traditions in Italy.
Garlic is an essential ingredient in cooking, it’s as important as salt and pepper. In this article, I will show you how to cook with fresh garlic and add maximum flavour to your food. Garlic is easily recognisable; its translucent exterior covers creamy-white cloves with either a white or deep pink skin, clustered around a … Read more
If you’ve never tried the food of Malta before then you don’t know what you’re missing! This tiny island in the Mediterranean is a treasure-trove of culinary treats, both sweet and savoury. Where Does Malta’s Cuisine Come From? Maltese cuisine is influenced by the Arabs, Italians, French and Spanish, giving rise to a variety of … Read more
Italian food is more than just a bowl of pasta. There’s so much more to it. Here are some easy Italian food recipes to bring some Mediterranean sunshine into your kitchen. The food of Italy is some of the finest in the world. Imagine really fresh fish, caught and cooked on the same day, fresh ripe … Read more
Rice is the staple food of half the world’s population. In India, China, Thailand and all over Asia rice makes up a large part of every meal. But what is the best way to cook rice? What Is Rice? Rice is a grain, harvested from the cultivated rice plant oryza sativa, a type of grass … Read more
Some of these recipes take a bit more time to put together than the quick pasta recipes I shared with you, but they are authentic Italian pasta recipes, so they’re worth it. Ragu alla Bolognese This is the real thing, from the Bologna region of Italy. Rich, thick and full of flavour. You can serve … Read more
Pasta is the ultimate convenience food. Here are some quick easy pasta recipes that you can have on the table in under 30 minutes. When you’ve had a long day at work, the last thing you want to do is to come home and start cooking. But with pasta, you can have a delicious, home-cooked … Read more
Pasta is easy to cook when you have the right guidance. Here’s how to cook pasta – the right way. Once you know how to cook pasta you’ll see how versatile it is. There are all different shapes, sizes and colours of pasta, and all of them are quick and easy to cook. Pasta now … Read more