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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 ]

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 ]

Italian Hot Chocolate: where to try it and how to make it yourself

Rich, creamy and decadent, Italian hot chocolate is unlike anything you may have experienced in the UK. With winter dragging on and the nights still dark and chilly, a steaming cup of cioccolata calda is the perfect remedy. Resembling pure liquid chocolate, Italian hot chocolate is often finished with whipped cream and comes plain or [ ...More ]

Celebrating Easter in Italy

Easter, or Pasqua, is one of Italy’s most important holidays and is widely celebrated across the country. With processions, religious rituals, delicious food and a myriad of celebrations to be enjoyed, it is a wonderful time to visit. Celebrations begin on Palm Sunday, the start of Holy Week, and continue through until Easter Monday, known [ ...More ]

Italian Food and Wine Pairing

Italy is one of the world’s foremost wine producers, with a number of renowned varieties grown in the country. From Pinot Grigio and Prosecco, to Chianti and Barolo, there’s a wine to suit every palate and to pair with every dish. Celebrity chef, Gennaro Contaldo has shared some delicious regional dishes with us and we [ ...More ]