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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
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
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
Tried and tested: Oli’s fresh pasta cookery workshop

Tried and tested: Oli’s fresh pasta cookery workshop

Full disclosure. I spent 6 years living in Italy. Whilst I can assure you that many plates of pasta were eaten, not once did I actually make the pasta myself. And no, I don’t mean packets of the dry stuff you can buy anywhere. I mean the real deal – […]

Guest review: Anne rediscovers the joy of pizza on an Italian and cooking holiday in Sorrento

Guest review: Anne rediscovers the joy of pizza on an Italian and cooking holiday in Sorrento

Anne is a self-confessed oddity (her words not mine!). Most of Anne’s Italian was self-taught so she wanted to take her language skills on holiday for some conversation practice. Nothing odd about that, Anne! Anne opted for the Italian language and cooking holiday at our language school in Sorrento with […]

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Italian cooking | Marco’s Tagliatelle al Ragu recipe

Before we start, let’s get one thing clear – spaghetti bolognese does NOT exist. If you try to order this dish in Italy, especially in the region of Emilia Romagna, locals will scoff at the idea and tell you as much. Instead, locals from Bologna, ‘i Bolognesi’, feast on fresh […]

by April 19, 2018 Cooking holidays and wine, Recipes
Italian cooking | Marco’s typical tigella bread recipe

Italian cooking | Marco’s typical tigella bread recipe

Emilia Romagna is renowned for being the gastronomic capital of Italy; home to wonderful local produce and some of the country’s most famous dishes. Erm, lasagna anyone?! It is a cooking enthusiasts paradise! Tigella is a type of bread typical to the region of Emilia Romagna, where Marco runs wonderful […]

by March 27, 2018 Cooking holidays and wine, Recipes
Italian cooking | ‘Trota en Saor’ – marinated trout recipe, Lake Garda style

Italian cooking | ‘Trota en Saor’ – marinated trout recipe, Lake Garda style

This Italian dish is simple, fresh and easy, and comes right from the shores of Lake Garda, northern Italy. It is a recipe from Italian Chef Andrea’s kitchen, who runs Italian cookery holidays with his wife Lara from their restaurant near the town of Torri del Benaco on Lake Garda. […]

by March 16, 2018 Cooking holidays and wine, Recipes
The Times recommend GoLearnTo twice for learning a new skill on holiday

The Times recommend GoLearnTo twice for learning a new skill on holiday

GoLearnTo.com were thrilled to be mentioned in The Times’ article (not once but twice!) ‘Learn a new skill, from painting to diving: Use your holidays to take up a new hobby’ by Ben Clatworthy on 19 January 2018. Ben wrote the possibility of using your holiday time to the max by booking […]