Tag: Italy

A taste of Tuscany: stuffed courgettes

This week’s taste of elsewhere comes courtesy of food writer Ed Smith, the author of On the Side, The Borough Market Cookbook and Rocket & Squash. Cook up his simple stuffed courgettes to transport yourself to the rolling hills of Tuscany You can find Tuscan sausages in all Italian delis and many places beyond them […]

Your staycation guide: Tuscany

Don’t worry about passport control, luggage allowances and navigating Italian roads: plan instead for a superior staycation. Here’s our hit-list for bringing Tuscany to you, with what to read, watch, eat and listen to Switch the news for Pavarotti and pour a glass of something sensational as you start planning the ultimate staycation. You may […]

Store-cupboard recipes: bagna càuda

With Piedmont still at the forefront of our minds, our Head Chef looks to his store-cupboard for inspiration. The result is a simple recipe taking advantage of relatively few ingredients – perfect for quarantine cooking Bagna càuda is a staple in Piedmont. Often seen as an appetiser, it’s served warm – a little bit like […]

Bringing Barolo back

This corner of Piedmont has never been as exciting as it is today. As we release our offering of 2016 Barolo, our Buyer Matt Smith traces the region’s evolution It feels like the 2016 vintage confirms the start of a new golden age for the Langhe and its two iconic wines of Barolo and Barbaresco. […]