Tag: summer

Your staycation guide: Northern Italy

Let’s not linger too long on where we’re not right now. Recreate the Italian Riviera in your back garden with our hit-list of what to watch, listen to, read and eat Pour yourself a glass of serious Prosecco, an Aperol spritz, Americano or something else appropriate – and start planning the lowest-maintenance trip to Italy’s […]

Your staycation guide: Spain

Travel corridors may be opening up, but a holiday this summer isn’t necessarily on the cards. Get set for a serious staycation with our holiday hit-list: here’s everything you need to bring a slice of Spain to you Swap Radio 4 for Enrique Iglesias, and settle in with a glass of something that speaks of […]

The cocktail hour: Vermut & Tonic

So you’re not in Seville, Barcelona or Valencia. But – with a sunny spot in the garden, a holiday outfit, and the right drink in hand – you can at least imagine that you are, while you book a long awaited weekend away. Swap your G&T for a rosé Vermouth and tonic, and savour that […]

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 […]