TTI Monthly Italian Food Round up – February

Here is February’s Monthly Italian food round up of the best media and articles out there!

Recipes

Its been mighty cold this February; we’ve even been blanketed in snow. All you really need is food that comforts your body and soul. Here are a couple of comfy belters out this month.

I love a soup in the winter and the Tuscan vegetable bread soup, Ribollita is an absolute banger. Here is Anna Jones’s hearty ribollita recipe with winter greens 

Anna Jones - Ribollita recipe

 

Rachel Roddy’s recipe for a potato and porcini bake just alludes to amazing Italian home cooking…. as always.

Rachel Roddy - Potato & porcini bake

And if you saw earlier this month, I cooked up a Fennel Lamb Stew with Potato cakes A total soul comforter. Something I will be cooking up again very soon it was that good. Fennel lam stew with potato cakes

 

 

And after you have comforted your soul with savoury foody goodness, get naughty and indulge in a little Nutella and try one of these  Olive magazines best Nutella recipes

Best Nutella recipes

 

Travel

The Italian region of Campania has been popular this month. Delia Marinelli, an 87 year old woman, is one of the original ambassadors of the Mediterranean diet and has recently decided to open her first ever restaurant in a small coastal town, 2 hours from Naples.

Inspired by Italy’s Delia: a food tour of Cilento, Campania

 

Inspired by Italy’s Delia: a food tour of Cilento, Campania

Food and Travel Magazine have also written a guide on what to do, stay and eat in 48 hours in Sorrento, Campania

The Telegraph Travel section shares a list of gorgeous unknown islands off the coast Italy for you to explore.

The beautiful Italian island you’ve probably never heard of

Ponza - The beautiful Italian island you've probably never heard of

Finally, Olive magazine have done all the hard work for us and put together a guide on how to plan a trip to the beautiful island of Sardinia.

Where to eat, drink and sleep in Sardinia, Italy

Where to eat, drink and sleep in Sardinia, Italy

 

Media

Last month on the Delicious podcast there was a discussion on the production of Parmesan in Italy. Listen to Giorgio Locatelli’s opinion on the matter.

Giorgio Locatelli discusses how he feels about Compassion in World Farming‘s report on parmesan.

Giorgio Locatelli discusses how he feels about Compassion in World Farming‘s report on parmesan

If you have ever wondered the story behind the popular pasta dishes in Italy, Great Italian chefs have put togther a great summary of their history. From the sauce: the stories behind Italy’s famous pasta dishes

From the sauce: the stories behind Italy’s famous pasta dishes

 

Eating out

A new pasta venture Fat Tony’s is starting a two month pop up at Bar Termini Centrale, on Duke Street, before opening their restaurant in South London. Read about their launch at Hot Dinners Fat Tony’s fresh pasta pops up for two months at Bar Termini Centrale

Fat Tony's fresh pasta pops up for two months at Bar Termini Centrale

 

4 Comments

  1. I’ll be making a batch of that Lamb for my lunches next week, looks delicious!

     
  2. Buon appetito! Looks delicious!

     

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