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Inghams Italy Blog

Welcome to Inghams new blog section, here you will find a range of news and advice exploring exotic destinations, delicious food and tempting recipes alongside insight in to Italian culture, history, local festivals and events.

Latest blog posts

Italian Pumpkin Risotto

Tue 4 Nov 2014

Did you carve a pumpkin for Halloween? Are you wondering what you could do with pumpkin pulp? Pumpkin, or zucca, is a very popular ingredient in Italian cuisine, especially in Northern Italy. In autumn it is used as a base for many delicious recipes and its bright orange colour will make your dishes look interesting and fun. A very popular recipe is risotto alla zucca, which mean pumpkin risotto. If you don’t have any pumpkin, you can also use butternut squash.

Tags: Cuisine | Italian | Italy | Festival | Halloween | Recipe | Spooky | Food


October City Breaks - Florence

Fri 19 Sep 2014

October is a perfect month for a relaxing and pleasant city break in Florence. In autumn you can visit the city’s attractions with lesser crowds, so we bet that you would enjoy your stay even more! Forget the often unbearable heat of Italian summer and enjoy long and uplifting strolls in Florence!

Tags: Florence | Cuisine | Culture | Guide | Holiday | Italian | Italy | Tips


Refreshing Italian Salads

Tue 28 Apr 2015

When the weather gets warmer, many Italians choose a colourful mixed salad for their lunch. Not just some boring green leaves, but a colourful feast of sometimes unexpected ingredients.

Tags: Cuisine | Italian | Italy | Lakes | Locals | Recipe | Food


Recipe: Insalata Di Riso

Thu 21 May 2015

It’s news to no one that Italians have extraordinary fresh fish and delicious prosciutto di Parma, but what is lesser known, is that they are also masters at preparing vegetables in tasty and delicious ways. In fact, no real Mediterranean diet would be complete without abundant fruit and vegetables! Think of Sicily’s delicious aubergines, Venice’s radicchio, Rome’s artichokes and delicious Neapolitan tomatoes!

Tags: Advice | Cuisine | Culture

Categories: Destination Advice


Live like a local: Top 10 tips!

Thu 11 Jun 2015

To help you make the most of your next trip to Italy, we've written our top 10 tips on how to really get under the skin of the country and live like a local!

Tags: Activities | Advice | City Break | Cuisine | Culture | Guide | Holiday | Italian


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