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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

Giochi de le Porte

Wed 11 Jun 2014

The Giochi de le Porte is a colourful, ancient tradition that takes place every year in the little town of Gualdo Tadino, a town full of character lying in the Umbrian hills.

Tags: Culture | Festival | Italy | Umbria

Halloween the Italian Way

Wed 29 Oct 2014

As you may already know, Halloween is not a traditional Italian celebration. However, since the 1990s, the popularity of Halloween has been constantly growing. Nowadays, if you are in Italy on the 31st of October you are likely to find many little trick-or-treaters. Kids like to dress up for Halloween, but adults do too! Halloween parties are really popular now, and you will find plenty of them organised in most towns and cities. Most shops will also be selling Halloween decorations and costumes

Tags: Culture | Festival | Halloween | Italy | October | Spooky

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

Milan Fashion Week

Tue 16 Sep 2014

Milan Fashion Week starts tomorrow! From the 17th until the 22nd of September Milan will be the centre of the fashion world. Hosting more than 170 shows and other events, the city will see the most desirable and established fashion designers and the new talents revealing the latest trends for the Spring/Summer 2015 season.

Tags: Culture | Festival | Holiday | Italian | Italy | Milan | Fashion

A Hidden Gem - An Inghams Insight

Wed 27 May 2015

Nestled in the heart of the Umbrian countryside, overlooking the sparkling shores of Lake Trasimeno and hidden away from the eyes of the conventional tourist, you will find the lively lakefront resort of Passignano Sul Trasimeno. A maze of cobbled streets and quirky, mismatched apartments, its charming character and friendly locals make this quintessential Italian town a delightful holiday destination.

Tags: Advice | Culture | Exotic Destinations | Festival | Florence | Holiday | Italian | Italy

Categories: Holiday Ideas | Destination Advice

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