Tag: Pasta

La Sagra Italiana in Glasgow

La Sagra Italiana in Glasgow

Yesterday I spent my afternoon at the Sagra Italian in George Square in Glasgow. A Sagra is a festival that often happens during the summer in every Italian village to showcase their culture, tradition and culinary specialities. And La Sagra Italiana 2019 is a perfect […]

Italy on a plate

Italy on a plate

In the last few days, I started to declutter and spring cleaning the house and amongst magazines and recipe books, I found an award I wan in 2009 at a cookery exibition and competition in Glasgow. I don’t take enough credit for all my accomplishments […]

Upside-down cannelloni

Upside-down cannelloni

Many years ago I visited a beautiful village in the north of Italy called Valeggio Sul Mincio.¬† Valeggio is not only renown for its beauty and historical importance, but it’s also a gastronomical hotspot for fresh pasta and tortellini. One of the last time I […]

Pesto and Trenette alla Genovese

Pesto and Trenette alla Genovese

  For many years I ran cookery classes at the local college. The first course I organised proved to be very popular and has been sold out for many many times. I think the secret of the success¬†was because it included food from nearly every […]

Pasta with courgettes and courgette flowers

Pasta with courgettes and courgette flowers

Cooking for an Italian is as vital as breathing and walking, and often we don’t cook from a recipe, but somehow we know how to make the most of what we’ve got. Very often in Italian cookbooks there are terms like q.b. (quanto basta) it […]