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Winter fruits – all bursting with flavour and goodness

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Food in Italy is fabulous all year round but there is definitely some extra love put into all the dishes and desserts around Christmas time! For dessert the most simple Italian sweet is fresh fruit. Freshly picked mandarins and melograno (pomegranate) that come straight from the orto (fruit and vegetable garden) and are all bursting   …Continue Reading

Seasonal fruit and vegetables

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It’s true that in Italy we are very influenced by the seasonal availability of fruit and vegetables. There is really not much that doesn’t grow in Italy in one season or another, and the summer season brings us a multitude of goodies to chose from. Bear in mind that a good housekeeper never thinks of   …Continue Reading