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Lamb Shanks Braised With Red Wine & Rosemary

Our Easter celebration was a little different this year. We usually always spend it with family, but this year it was just my husband and myself, along with little Zoe (our little Yorkie pup). I spent the day cleaning out cupboards in anticipat… Continue reading

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High security prison joins forces with Italian aristocrats in olive oil project

Top quality olive oil produced for the first time from trees within the grounds of a high-security prison Continue reading

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Wine made by Sting on his Tuscan estate recognised as one of Italy’s finest

The red wine, named Sister Moon after one of his songs, acclaimed by American critics and organisers of a prestigious wine fair Continue reading

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Osso Buco Risotto With Red Wine

I recently took part in a Lagostina Risotto Blogger Challenge, which involved creating a risotto recipe using the gorgeous Lagostina Risottiera (risotto pot) I was gifted. I have had this risotto recipe in mind for months but just never seemed … Continue reading

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Easy And Elegant Italian Dessert Recipes

Italian deserts usually come in a wide variety of options from cakes to cookies to delicious desserts that are made for adults with wine and liquors. If you are looking to make an Italian masterpiece for dessert, here are two excellent recipes. Continue reading

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Italian Wine And Food – The Emilia-Romagna Region

It didn’t really accompany the food, a breaded chicken cutlet in sweet and sour sauce with potatoes cooked in chicken fat. As the wine aged a bit, (it takes a long time to finish a liter if you don’t care to drink very much at a time) it got better instead of worse. Continue reading

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Valentine Recipes – The Italian Way

Reflecting the country’s diverse cultural history and traditional heritage, Italian cuisines are some of the most famous dishes appreciated all over the world today. From everyday preparations made in exotic Italian style to special recipes for special occasions, offers the world a wide variety of cuisines. Continue reading

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Italian Cuisine: More Than Pasta

There is much more than red sauce and starch on the agenda for most Italian regional cuisines, and with all of the various regions and cultures in the boot on the ocean, Italian regional cuisines have as much range as your average New York City block. Continue reading

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I Love Touring Italy

Italy is the world’s top vacation destination. It has something for everyone; its attractions include secular and religious sites spanning centuries, isolated villages and dynamic cities, beaches, ski resorts, and world-class fashion. And, let’s not forget its outstanding cuisine, and its unique wines. Continue reading

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I Love Italian Wine And Food – The Sardinia Region

Cannonau wine may qualify as the mother of all European wines. It is made from the Grenache grape, which originated in Spain. The producer, Sella and Mosca, has the second largest contiguous vineyard in Italy. Over 6 million bottles are year are produced on an estate of more than 1500 acres. Continue reading

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7 Ways To Get The Most From Your Family Travel In Italy

As the title says, here are 7 common sense ways to get more from your family’s travel to and in Italy. Really! Continue reading

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