Italian

All about cannoli - where they come from, different fillings, recipe links

All About Cannoli

“Less is bore!” Thus commented the fabulous, fantastical designer Gianni Versace to the clean, sober, beige-loving designer Giorgio Armani.A marvellous ima...
pasta al forno without bechamel

Ferragosto Lasagne Without Béchamel

It's 15th August today - widely celebrated in Italy as Ferragosto.There is something of the Marie Celeste about Italy in August, but in a good way. There’s ...
stuffed mushrooms recipe

Tivoli Stuffed Mushrooms

"Alice remained looking thoughtfully at the mushroom for a minute.... at last she stretched her arms around it as far as they would go, and broke off a bit of t...
Italian meatball recipe

Tivoli Italian Meatballs

"Carpe Diem" Odes: I.11 Horace. Commonly translated as 'seize the day'  A few weeks ago we decided to celebrate my daughter’s and my birthdays by renting...