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italian lentil tomato stew
Recipes, Soup & Stews

Italian lentil tomato stew

It’s the beginning of 2020; it’s a brand new decade. A new year, a fresh start for so many. Many feel the need to start a new diet, a new exercise regime or even an alternative eating plan. Not me! I may consider changes in other aspects of my life. […]

Italy, Places to eat, Travel

In the kitchen with Cooking in Florence

Last month I was invited on a fantastic press trip to spend a long weekend up in the rolling green hills of Tuscany, in Monte San Savino by bookings for you and Mansalto Toscana. Located on the central-western Italian coastline, Tuscany is frequently visited all year round by tourists from […]


How to have the ultimate Tuscan food experience.

If you’re the type of person who loves their food and wine, then I guarantee that Tuscany is a ‘foodies’ dream destination.  Situated in central Italy, it boasts stunning countryside, beautiful green rolling hills, and cities and towns flourishing in ancient history. And to top it all off, Tuscan cuisine […]

TTI Reviews

Filippo Berio – cooking with Mario Olianas.

Down a cobbled street, slightly hidden behind the Caldesi restaurant in Marleybone, are the doors to Cucina Caldesi. It was a Saturday night, and it’s where I headed for an evening filled with cooking and feasting. There to greet me with open arms was Lisa from Filippo Berio, who had […]

TTI Services

TTI London Supper club and cooking class residency

Eat and learn to cook Southern Italian rustic home cooking.  I have a big announcement to make, and I’m super excited to share. The Tiny Italian will have its first London supper club and cooking class residency at Fifty-seven, East Dulwich, this autumn. First up, will be a Puglian inspired […]

Cod Saltimbocca
Fish & Seafood, Recipes

Cod Saltimbocca – Roman inspired recipe

We are continuing with the wonderful Rome series where I create recipes inspired by the beautiful central Italian region. SALTIMBOCCA ALLA ROMANA is a wonderful recipe traditionally made with veal wrapped in parma ham, sage and then cooked in wine. I experienced the real deal last year, on my Italian […]