Diamante is a charming fishing village on the Tyrrhenian Sea known for its mural-lined streets. A visit any time of year is advisable, but if you plan your trip for its annual Peperoncino Festival you’re in for an especially spicy treat!
We’re constantly surprised about the amazing people that have agreed to appear on our podcast. Today’s podcast guest is the king of sourdough Dan Lepard.
We’ve had some fabulous guests on our podcast, where we talk to people who love Italy as much as us. Today’s equally fabulous guest is Gino De Blasio.
As you know we’ve started a podcast where we talk to people who adore Italy as much as us. Today’s guest is Miranda Gore Browne, finalist in the first series of Great British Bake Off. Since the Bake Off Miranda has been busy creating her own website and cooking school and has worked with Kenwood,…
As you know we’ve started a podcast where we talk to people who adore Italy as much as us. Our guest today is Jo MacKay of bookingsforyou.com.
Part Two… In the last post, you will remember we got off the train in what we thought was Catanzaro. However, we were in the middle of nowhere, with no public transport, no people and no taxis in sight. We sent a message to the owner of our accommodation, Salvatore, explaining what idiots we had…
Last month we started a new podcast where we talk to famous people who also love Italy as much as us. Our guest in this podcast is Carmela Hayes.
We decided to have a night away along the coast in Catanzaro and as it is just along the coast, we thought we would go by the coast railway instead of the car. Big Mistake!!!!!
Anyone who has read this blog will know about our love of wine! It’s even better if it’s local wine! Lockdown is finally easing here in Italy. So, we thought it would be a good idea to visit our favourite local vineyard in Calabria – Altomonte!
Christmas is nearly here! As you may know, we in Italy have now gone back into a virtual full lockdown. This means that we are not able to travel to the UK to see our family. We are going to try and make Christmas and New Year here as good as it can be.
This is the first in a series of interviews with authors who write about Italy, food, or both! My first interview is with Lucy Knott, the author of “How To Bake A New Beginning”,”The Ingredients For Happiness” and “Wishes Under A Starlit Sky.”
Calabria produces over 25% of Italy’s citrus fruits. It is home to two unique varieties – bergamot and cedro. You might be familiar with the first, but not the second!