Month: September 2015

Gnocchi alla sorrentina

Gnocchi alla sorrentina

Gnocchi alla Sorrentina is soul food, it’s that go to dish that you know is going to make you feel all kinds of good.  Using relatively few ingredients and quick and easy to make this is the quintessential taste of Italy that will please your […]

Marrying an Italian : The legal stuff

Marrying an Italian : The legal stuff

As Shakespeare famously wrote, “The course of true love never did run smooth,” and never has this been truer if you are a foreigner who wants to marry an Italian in Italy.  During this process you will bear witness to Italian bureaucracy at its finest and […]

Free nursery printables

Free nursery printables

Whether you’re team pink, blue or yellow at some point you’re going to need to start thinking about making a space just for baby.  So here are some of my top ten favourite free printables for you to make that space your own.   (more…)

‘Nduja: spicing it up in the South of Italy

‘Nduja: spicing it up in the South of Italy

If spicy food gets your stomach rumbling, look no further than Calabria’s most famous export for a real taste of the fiery South.  This spicy sausage, locally known as the ‘Calabrian aphrodisiac’ is as addictive as the region itself and whether heated and spread on crusty […]

Pasta e pomodori aromatizzati

Pasta e pomodori aromatizzati

Italians have a knack of using few ingredients and yet making a dish which will blow your tastebuds.  This is another one of my favourite dishes which is again, quick and easy but packed full of flavour.