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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

National Pasta Day

Fri 17 Oct 2014

Today we want to share with you this recipe for a new twist on your pasta dishes. Tasty and crispy pancetta, combined with fresh and crunchy tenderstem broccoli. A perfect combination! Different versions of this recipe are typical of many areas of southern Italy. This simple sauce is perfect with penne or orecchiette, but today we are making it with gnocchi. We think it’s perfect comfort food for a rainy day!

Tags: Italian | Italy | October | Recipe | Tips | 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


To the Tricolore! A locals’ guide to Italy

Thu 11 Sep 2014

Italy is famous for many things. Rolling hills, fabulous fashion, amazing cuisine and culture unrivalled elsewhere in Europe have helped to see millions of tourists the world over flock to the country, but what do the locals think of life in Italy? From the northern reaches of Piedmont near the Alps to the southernmost tip of Sicily, Italy has plenty to offer, whatever your personal taste or preference.

Tags: Culture | Guide | Holiday | Italian | Italy | Lakes | Locals | Milan | Rome | Tips | Umbria


Limoncello

Fri 21 Aug 2015

In southern Italy they have a secret to help you survive after a large meal: it’s called limoncello. This bright yellow liquor is made from juicy lemons, giving it a delicious refreshing taste. A welcome ‘digestivo’ if you’ve already made it through the traditional Italian structure of Aperitivo, Antipasto, Primo, Second, Contorno, Insalata, Formaggi e frutta, Dolce & Caffe! Even if you haven’t quite managed this formal banquet and have opted for a lighter Cena, or rather, dinner, this little tipple is well worth a try.

Tags: Advice | Cuisine | Culture | Tips | Food


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