Post Tagged with: "Italian cuisine"

Go truffle hunting on our new cooking holiday in Tuscany

Go truffle hunting on our new cooking holiday in Tuscany

When Chef Fabrizio contacted us the other day to say he had a new cooking holiday, we knew it would be a good one. Based near the Tuscan town of Arezzo, Fabrizio continues to impress guests with his Tuscan cooking and culture holidays but this new one has something that […]

by November 29, 2018 Cooking holidays and wine, Travel news
Guest review: Jude and her son finally get their cookery holiday together in Italy

Guest review: Jude and her son finally get their cookery holiday together in Italy

Jude and her son James’ first attempt to go on holiday together ended in a cancelled flight and no holiday. 5 years later, they decided to give it another go and finally get away for some quality time together. With James being half Italian, Italy was the top choice. Both […]

Italian cooking | Fritto Misto: Chef Rita’s favourite Christmas recipe

Italian cooking | Fritto Misto: Chef Rita’s favourite Christmas recipe

When I visited Rita on her cookery holiday last year, one of my absolute food highlights was Fritto Misto, lightly fried seafood and vegetables piled high and splashed with lemon. Good Lord! I can still taste it now. As a homebody during the Christmas season, I have only learned from […]

by November 7, 2018 Recipes
Authentic Italian pizza Napoletana recipe

Authentic Italian pizza Napoletana recipe

Who can resist the sight of a freshly cooked pizza? Especially one cooked from a traditional Neapolitan recipe like this one from our Italian chef Antonella, who runs Italian cookery holidays in Sorrento. Neapolitan pizzas are famed for their thin base but puffy crust, perfect for mopping up delicious fresh […]

by October 31, 2018 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
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 […]