Italian tomatoes are integral to the country’s cuisine, and different types have different culinary uses. Here is a guide to the most popular ones.
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The best national events have a good food tradition attached to them – haggis for Burns Night, coins in the Christmas pudding, dumplings for Chinese New Year, latkes for Hanukkah… However, one that UK readers may not be so familiar with is Anzac Day, and the delicious Anzac biscuits traditionally baked and eaten for it. Anzac Day Read the full article…
Italian cheeses go far further than just mozzarella and Parmesan. This handy breakdown will help you navigate what’s on offer.
What are the differences between the varieties of rice we see in shops? Here is a guide to some of the more popular ones, and their uses.
Olive oil Here’s the rule: extra virgin for salads and dressings, and straight-up olive oil for cooking. But what’s the actual difference? Extra virgin olive oil comes from the first press of olives. This makes for a grassier flavour and colour. It tastes stronger than olive oil made from later pressings, so less should be Read the full article…
There’s so much more to Italian food than pizza and pasta. Italian desserts are something special, and with these recipes you can truly live la dolce vita.
Mr Oliver and Italian cuisine go way back, and this month he’s reunited with two very special Italian food legends on the cover of his magazine.
All that goes into the incredible classic affogato is vanilla ice cream and strong coffee – and here are a couple of tips to make it even better.
No two regional Italian cuisines look quite the same – even the classics can differ. Here are the most important Italian recipes from across the country.
Making lasagne from scratch doesn’t have to be time consuming – there are a few simple things you can do to ensure yours is both delicious and quick.