Italian Foodie Adventures 2014 – Part2

Following in the footsteps of an earlier post about our adventures in Italy, let me share with you some more photos from our foodie trip in this wonderful country. Having visited Florence, Pisa, Lucca, Rimini and the micro country San Marino, we took ourselves to the Garda lake up North. This year again, there was … Continue reading

Italian Foodie Adventures 2014 – Part1

This July we again had the chance to do a wonderful relaxing trip to lake Garda in Northern Italy, following a few days excursion to the middle of Italy: we visited Firenze, Lucca, Pisa and even spent a fantastic day in San Marino (when we finally managed to leave the mind blowing traffic of the … Continue reading

Italy Foodie Report

The other day I have seen a great video over at Acorn in My Kitchen’s blog, about Italy, one of my all time favorite countries (you would never guess, I know 🙂 ) and it made me think about my top-10 favorite things in Italy. Here they come, without any specific order, with a couple … Continue reading

Bella Italia! Ristoranti, Gelaterie, Pasticcerie e Prodotti Tipici

We’ve recently spent 8 fantastic days in Northern Italy, enjoying the fresh mountain air, the food, ice creams, cakes and everything that this beautiful country has to offer. Let me share a couple of the best  gastro moments! Bruschetta con Pomodoro e Olive (Bruschetta toast with tomato and olive topping), this one was huge!  Prosciutto di Parma con Melone, … Continue reading

Pasta Milanese alla mamma

This is another recipe from my mom – only a bit more “fitness”, she would normally add some bacon etc to pump up the taste, well we prefer the slimmer version. A very nice meal for pasta and tomato lovers!   Ingredients: pasta (I normally use either spaghetti, penne, or fusilli) pork sausage onion ham mushrooms tomato … Continue reading