Recipes

Italian cooking | Chef Oli’s recipe twist on traditional bruschetta toppings

Italian cooking | Chef Oli’s recipe twist on traditional bruschetta toppings

Preparing delicious authentic Italian food doesn’t always have to result in a messy kitchen. Enter bruschetta (pronounced /broos-keh-ta/) – fresh crusty bread topped with fresh ingredients, such as the classic chopped tomato and basil. It’s a favourite of Chef Oli, who loves to share the wonderful simplicity of bruschetta with […]

by October 16, 2018 Cooking holidays and wine, Recipes
Ricotta and spinach dumplings recipe

Ricotta and spinach dumplings recipe

Ricotta, spinach, sage – a classic Italian flavour combination that never fails. This delicious savoury dish celebrates that combo perfectly and comes straight from the kitchen of our wonderful Italian chefs. You can learn more about the secrets of Italian cookery and how to pair classic ingredients on one of […]

by October 11, 2018 Recipes
Gâteau Pithiviers – sweet French almond pie recipe

Gâteau Pithiviers – sweet French almond pie recipe

Try to resist this delicious enclosed puff pastry and almond pie recipe from our chefs in France. Go on, we dare you! The classic gateau Pithiviers is an absolute stunner. And don’t be misled by the pie part, this puff pastry dessert is delicate, sweet and a firm taste bud […]

by October 3, 2018 Cooking holidays and wine, Recipes
French cooking | Chef David’s tarte aux pommes recipe

French cooking | Chef David’s tarte aux pommes recipe

Now we aren’t going to get into a debate about whether a traditional British apple pie is better than a French tarte aux pommes (that’s French for apple pie!). All we know is we are a fan of both and would quite happily eat either. Chef David and his co-chef […]

by September 17, 2018 Recipes
Italian cooking | Mirella’s authentic Tuscan panzanella recipe

Italian cooking | Mirella’s authentic Tuscan panzanella recipe

Mirella has been running her Tuscan cooking holidays with GoLearnTo.com for as long as we can remember now. And exclusively for you, she has chosen to share the recipe for one of her favourite dishes – an traditional Tuscan panzanella salad. Panzanella is a Tuscan tomato and bread salad and […]

by August 30, 2018 Cooking holidays and wine, Recipes
Pumpkin velouté recipe

Pumpkin velouté recipe

This classic French recipe comes from the kitchen of one of our French cooking and wine holiday hosts and makes a perfect starter or light lunch option. There is no messing around with complex ingredients – this dish is simple, allowing the full flavour of the pumpkin to show off. Serves 4 […]

by July 18, 2018 Cooking holidays and wine, Recipes
Greek Cooking | Katerina’s alternative tiropita: vegetarian cheese pie with grape leaves

Greek Cooking | Katerina’s alternative tiropita: vegetarian cheese pie with grape leaves

Chef Katerina, cooking tutor on our Greek cookery holiday in Poros, has kindly shared some of her wonderful Greek recipes with us for culinary inspiration and new ideas. Lately, as you may already know, I have been trying avoid those dreaded carbs (and thus taking full advantage of summer BBQs). […]

by July 17, 2018 Cooking holidays and wine, Recipes
French stuffed chicken (Ballotine de Poulet) recipe

French stuffed chicken (Ballotine de Poulet) recipe

This traditional French recipe comes from the kitchen of our chefs David and Bernard in Toulouse, who know a thing or two about great French cuisine. When they aren’t compiling their own versions of classic recipes, they run wonderful French cooking and wine holidays in South West France. Translated, ‘ballotine’ […]

by July 8, 2018 Cooking holidays and wine, Recipes
Italian Cooking | Oli’s pasta alla Norma vegetarian dish

Italian Cooking | Oli’s pasta alla Norma vegetarian dish

While going through some Italian recipes from our amazing chef and Italian cooking holiday host, Oli, I found a classic Italian pasta dish that would be perfect for my husband (the vegetarian) and myself (a meat obsessed freak), which I could whip up with what I already had in the […]

by June 21, 2018 Cooking holidays and wine, Recipes
French cooking | Poul’s white asparagus with grilled scallops, spinach, black pudding and curry & apple cider sauce

French cooking | Poul’s white asparagus with grilled scallops, spinach, black pudding and curry & apple cider sauce

One of our gorgeous cooking holidays, in the Brittany region of France, has just been awarded one of The 9 Best European Tours for 2018 – by SmarterTravel, and this recipe is an easy way to see why! Between the Michelin star food, array of wine and ciders, stunning French […]

by May 8, 2018 Cooking holidays and wine, Recipes