TTI Monthly Italian Food Round up – April

Its that time again. Time flies when you’re reading up on Italian food. Here is my April monthly Italian food round up!

Recipe

 

If you love a pasta party like me, then this selection of Spaghetti recipes at Saveur was written for you my friend. You will find classic to more original dishes for you to try.

SAVEUR: OUR 11 BEST SPAGHETTI RECIPES THAT GO WAY BEYOND SPAGHETTI AND MEATBALLS

OUR 11 BEST SPAGHETTI RECIPES THAT GO WAY BEYOND SPAGHETTI AND MEATBALLS

 

To get me into the mood for some serious summer cooking, i like to indulge in the freshest of seafood. This recipe at Olive magazine, Mussels with orzo and ’nduja is just the type of cooking I love.

Mussels with orzo and ’nduja

One of my favourite pasta sauces of all time is a pork belly tomato sauce which my Nonna used to cook for s during our summer holidays in Italy. You can’t beat a good meaty pasta sauce. Here, Rachel Roddy shares her recipe for pork rib and sausage sauce

Rachel Roddy’s recipe for pork rib and sausage sauce

Drink

As well as cooking up a storm in the kitchen, its important that we get rewarded with a lovely glass of wine for our efforts. This article at Delicious magazine is great in helping to match your risotto with the perfect wine.

Wine to go with risotto

One of my favourite articles this month is the Saveur’s guide to Italian Amaro. As well a prosecco and wine, Italy has a wealth of ‘amari’ that are used to make fabulous cocktails. Read about their origin.

A FIELD GUIDE TO ITALIAN AMARO

 

Travel

There is real wealth of Italian travel documents this month.

Prosecco consumption continues to be on the rise. This article explorers the prosecco trail from drinking in ‘bacaros’ in Venice to visiting vineyards up into the mountains.

From Venice into the mountains: fizzing around on the prosecco trail

 

Emilia Romagna is coming a popular destination for foodies as it is the home to so many popular Italian foods. Read Thow to eat your way through Italy’s most delicious region at the Telegrah.

How to eat your way through Italy's most delicious region

 

 

So many of us don’t realise how big Italy is and how much there is to see. So if you’re planning an Italy trip, instead of trying to fit masses in, it’s best to take your time and embrace a region rather than the whole country in 2 weeks. Read this fantastic article at Italy Magazine which gives you 7 Tips to Truly Embrace Slow Travel in Tuscany. 7 Tips to Truly Embrace Slow Travel in Tuscany

 

If a city break is what you’re looking for, Milan could be the place for you. Here is a fantastic weekend guide to the fashion capital.

The times Milan city guide: the Big Weekend

Eating out

Apart from the odd shower lately, the temperature has definitely warmed up, which only means one thing. IT’S ICE CREAM TIME!!! The guys at olive magazine, have picked out 11 of the UK’s best artisan ice cream parlours

Best Artisan Ice Cream Parlours in The UK

Its be a long time coming, but Petersham nurseries have finally opened two restaurants ins Covent Garden. Read all about it at Hot dinners.

Hot Dinners: Petersham Nurseries opens The Petersham and La Goccia restaurants in Covent Garden

Petersham Nurseries opens The Petersham and La Goccia restaurants in Covent Garden

 

I also had a busy time on the blog to this month. Sharing with you some easy delicious Italian recipes, Puglian Potato mussel oven bakeStuffed squid with roasted potatoes and tomatoes and Chickpea stew with roasted peppers. In addition, I also shared my fave Italian London delis.

 

Hope you enjoy and see at the end of May for the next Italian food round up.

 

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