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A Guide to the Different Types of Restaurants in Italy

Do you know your trattoria from your tavola calda? A love of food is so deeply ingrained in Italian culture, it’s no surprise they have so many places to eat for different occasions, cuisines and times of the day. Next time you’re in Italy, eat right with our quick guide to the different types of [ ...More ]

A Guide to the Different Types of Restaurants in Italy

Do you know your trattoria from your tavola calda? A love of food is so deeply ingrained in Italian culture, it’s no surprise they have so many places to eat for different occasions, cuisines and times of the day. Next time you’re in Italy, eat right with our quick guide to the different types of [ ...More ]

Your guide to Italy’s pizzas

Italy is home to postcard-worthy landscapes, world-famous historical monuments and piazzas aplenty.  But we all can’t deny that one of the main reasons this boot-shaped country is on the top of our lists is pizza! This oven-baked, flat bread goodness was born and raised in Italy. An estimated 56 million pizzas are eaten every week [ ...More ]

Introduction to Turin

Turin may not have the name recognition of Rome, Venice and Florence, but this cultural city in the north of Italy has earned the nickname ‘Paris of Italy’ for its elegant leafy streets, baroque buildings and tempting patisseries. Throw in an alpine backdrop and vibrant cultural scene, and Turin (Torino in Italian) is looking every [ ...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 ]