Florence Duomo, Grand Tour Italy

Buon Natale from Ciao Citalia

Christmas is almost upon us, so we just wanted to wish all of our readers a very buon Natale! You probably already have Christmas dinner sorted (if not, might we suggest you’re leaving it a tad late?), but if you’re looking for other ideas for festive meals, we’ve got some crackers from our ambassador, celebrity [ ...More ]

Buon Natale from Ciao Citalia

Christmas is almost upon us, so we just wanted to wish all of our readers a very buon Natale! You probably already have Christmas dinner sorted (if not, might we suggest you’re leaving it a tad late?), but if you’re looking for other ideas for festive meals, we’ve got some crackers from our ambassador, celebrity [ ...More ]

Gennaro Contaldo’s Easter leg of lamb recipe

Easter (Pasqua) is a particularly important celebration in Italy with events, processions and religious ceremonies taking place across the country. Celebrations begin on Palm Sunday, marking the start of Holy Week, culminating on Easter Monday with a picnic shared with friends and family.   Like many of Italy’s holidays, food plays an important part in [ ...More ]

Gennaro Contaldo’s Tiramisu Recipe

Although now a stalwart on menus across the world, tiramisu isn’t actually a classic Italian dessert. In fact, it is a relatively recent concoction that came to prominence at dinner parties in the 1970s and 80s. Despite not being a classic dish, tiramisu has won a place in our hearts thanks to its addictive combination [ ...More ]

A Very Italian Christmas with Gennaro Contaldo

Christmas is just around the corner and Citalia’s brand ambassador, Italian chef Gennaro Contaldo, will, like many of us, be spending the festive season with his friends and family. Food is an incredibly important part of Italian Christmas celebrations, however, unlike the UK, there is no set Christmas meal and dishes differ according to regional [ ...More ]