At the end of summer, Italians make sugo di pomodoro (tomato sauce). And as I’m living like an Italian, the Italian tomato tradition is one to embrace.Continue Reading
An Italian journey through food. My first eggplants of the season — glossy purple beauties, perfect for antipasto.Continue Reading
‘Tis the season to be jolly and to continue my Italian summer theme, I’m baking some Christmas canestrelli. These deliciously buttery cookies are originally from the Italian region of Liguria. They are gifts for friends but I’m concerned they won’t last long enough!Continue Reading
To live like an Italian, one has to cook like one. I’m on the hunt for recipes for my Italian summer. Luckily, I have help from lots of amazing chefs!Continue Reading
The experience of living like a local is what many of us aspire to when we travel. Try a slice of life in the historical centre of Genova.Continue Reading
Italians love celebrations and Ferragosto on 15 August, is a national holiday which has its origins in the year 18BC in the time of the emperor Augustus.
Happy holiday and Buon Ferragosto!
Our special friends braved their own long Italian Journey to be with us at Christmas. A crazy different experience for them, starting with the weather!Continue Reading