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Italian Food Blog

“I read recipes the same way I read science fiction. I get to the end and say to myself  “well, that’s not going to happen”

Rita Rudner

Italian Food and Flavours: Italian Food Blog

Welcome to our Italian food blog. We post regular blogs related to our region, its food, cultural events and seasonal activities. If you are planning a visit to Le Marche, have booked one of our cooking holidays or just like to be kept up to date with this beautiful region of Italy then please bookmark, this page and come back regularly to check out what is happening. We are passionate about our area, the reason we live and work here is because having explored all regions of Italy we sincerely believe our part of Le Marche has more to offer than any other. And yes we know this is a huge claim and no we don’t consider it hyperbola. A friend of ours viewed over 100 houses in all parts of Italy before choosing a lovely place right here!

Loreto and Recanati

Loreto and Recanati

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Famous marchigiani

Famous marchigiani

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le marche quiz

Le Marche Quiz: Art

Welcome to the first Italian Food and Flavours    Le Marche Sunday Quiz   So how much do you know about Le Marche? We thought it would be fun to have an occasional Sunday “Le Marche” quiz to test yourself on your knowledge of different aspects of this beautiful and historic italian region, and maybe find out something […]

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Turbot, asparagus and courgette

turbot, asparagus and courgette

Italian Food and Flavours Turbot, asparagus and courgette Turbot, asparagus and courgette is a lovely combination of light and delicate flavours and with the addition of traditional Le marche deep fried zucchini, there is the added interest of the crisp texture of the courgettes. Nowhere in Le Marche is far from the Adriatic and arguably the […]

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apple cake recipe

torta di mele: apple cake recipe

Italian Food and Flavours torta di mele: apple cake recipe I remember a school trip around the Peak District in Derbyshire when I was about eight or nine. On the itinerary was a last stop for “high tea”. I had no idea what this entailed and to be honest still don’t quite know the difference between […]

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sweet cucumber and red onion pickle

sweet cucumber and red onion pickle

Italian Food and Flavours Sweet cucumber and red onion pickle This sweet cucumber and red onion pickle recipe is quick and easy to make and you can eat it the same day, just leave it for the flavours to mingle for a few hours, but it also lasts several weeks in a sealed jar in the […]

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fava bean recipe

Fava beans recipe

  Italian Food and Flavours Fava beans recipe This fava beans recipe is a perfect antipasti dish for a warm spring evening, the mix of flavours is something special. Serve on its own or on some good toasted bread with a glass of chilled prosecco.  The first fava (broad beans) are now ready in the gardens […]

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Italian meatballs recipe

  Italian Food and Flavours Italian meatballs recipe “Heh, come over here, kid, learn something. You never know, you might have to cook for 20 guys someday. You see, you start out with a little bit of oil. Then you fry some garlic. Then you throw in some tomatoes, tomato paste, you fry it; ya […]

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As mentioned above, related to this Italian food blog is our Italian Food and Flavours cooking holidays. If you are considering taking your interest in Italian food beyond recipes and the stories behind Italian food and its production please do have a look at some of the things we can offer. We think we have one of the best food, wine and cooking holidays around. We cater for singles with no single supplements, groups as well as couples and can offer luxury accommodation for your stay.

 

Do check out what we can offer. We promise you will not be disappointed.