Know Your Neapolitan Pizza

Neapolitan pizza, with its soft, melt-in-your-mouth dough and a thick and puffy crust has been prepared in Naples, Italy since the year 1725 as simple and traditional street food. Today, this style of pizza is considered ‘the real deal’.Following Italian migration in the 19th and 20th centuries, pizza has grown to become an international symbol … Read more

Italian Islands’ Enogastronomy Unveiled

Today we will tempt our taste buds as we journey from the island of Sicily, the biggest island in the Mediterranean Sea, just off the ‘toe’ of Italy’s ‘boot’, and home to Mount Etna, one of Europe’s highest active volcanoes, to the island of Sardinia, with its rugged landscape dotted with thousands of ‘Nuraghi’ and … Read more

Flavours Reflect The Sea And The Land

Today we will tempt your taste buds as we journey through southern Italy. Starting in Molise, often forgotten but full of surprises; to Campania, the birthplace of the Mediterranean Diet; across to Apulia, the heel of Italy’s ‘boot’; Basilicata, whose regional capital was the European Capital of Culture in 2019; and finish in Calabria, the … Read more

Central Italy Is Full Of Tasty Surprises

Today we will tempt our taste buds as we journey through central Italy. Starting in Tuscany, the birthplace of the Renaissance; we will then head to Umbria, the cradle of the Franciscan tradition; Le Marche, the birthplace of renowned opera composer Rossini; Lazio, best known as the birthplace of the Roman Empire; and finish in … Read more

Italy’s North Eastern ‘Rainbow of Flavours’

In February, we ate and drank our way through Italy’s 4 North Western regions, today we will tempt our taste buds as we journey through the 4 regions in the North East, bordering Switzerland, Austria, and Slovenia. Starting in Trentino-Alto Adige, we will head south to Veneto, north east to Friuli-Venezia Giulia, and finally south … Read more

Italy’s Macro-Regional Rainbow of Flavours

If Italy is home to such an extraordinary variety of flavours, tastes, and aromas, it is because Italians know how to make the best of what nature offers and can transform just about anything into a culinary delight, unequalled in the world.From the Alps in the north to its most southerly island ‘Lampedusa’ [did you … Read more

How To Eat Like A Local In Italy

Italy is a favourite tourist or permanent shift destination for those in search of a new career, love, a more relaxed lifestyle, or simply needing a change. We have all heard of pizza, pasta, and espresso, but there are many hidden treasures and dos & don’ts you may not know about the country where the … Read more