Italian Lakes (other than Como)

14th May 2021

Italian Lakes (other than Como)

Italian Lakes (other than Como) One of the most famous Italian novels, “I Promessi Sposi” starts with a description of a glorious setting and reads: “Quel ramo del lago di...

Bacalhau à Brás Recipe

8th May 2021

Bacalhau à Brás Recipe

Bacalhau à Brás Recipe! As promised on our last blog post, a super easy adaptation to recreate this delicious, quick, flavoursome Portuguese dish. Ingredients: 120g Bacalhau (salted cod) 250g potatoes...

Bilingualism – Pros and Cons

4th May 2021

Bilingualism – Pros and Cons

Bilingualism – Pros and Cons Being able to speak two or more languages is the dream of many of our readers and it is an incredibly positive skill. It makes...

The History of Bacalhau

1st May 2021

The History of Bacalhau

The History of Bacalhau If only the title has suddenly increased your salivation, keep reading to appreciate this Portuguese delicacy, even more than before. O Bacalhau, or “salted cod” is...

Gnocchi alla Sorrentina

19th April 2021

Gnocchi alla Sorrentina

Gnocchi alla Sorrentina! After reading this recipe you’ll be salivating at the idea of having these delicious homemade gnocchi! So, go to your favourite shop and make sure you have...

What is Gnocchi?

9th April 2021

What is Gnocchi?

What is Gnocchi? Versatile and delicious, difficult to pronounce but easy to prepare, today I want to talk about one of my forever-favourite dishes, quite possibly my desert island choice:...

April Fools’ Day Around the World

1st April 2021

April Fools’ Day Around the World

April Fools’ Day Around the World! Believe it or not, there is quite a serious story behind the silliest day of the year. Right back in the Romans days, there...

Dantedí

23rd March 2021

Dantedí

Dantedì! Dantedì is the day especially dedicated to the Father of the Italian language, Dante Alighieri. The poet in fact died in 1321, aged 56, while in exile from his...

Staycation in the UK? Yes, please!

12th March 2021

Staycation in the UK? Yes, please!

Staycation in the UK? Yes, please! With March running fast and April just around the corner, we are all itching to leave behind the last year, with the house-office, the...