My Kitchen Shelf: Giuseppe Chioni’s Arte culinaria

After Italy’s defeat at Caporetto by the German and Austro-Hungarian armies in October 1917, over three hundred thousand Italian soldiers were taken prisoner. The Italian government and military forces, embarrassed by how easily the weaknesses…

Italy Magazine Blogger Awards 2015

I apologise for the brief non-food related post but I have some exciting news to share. I’ve  been nominated in two categories (Best Food Blog and Best New Blog) for the 2015 edition of Italy Magazine’s Blogger Awards! My…

Medieval bling

In her introduction to La Serenissima, Venice: Recipes Lost and Found, Katie Caldesi writes, ‘The more I write about food, the more I find myself writing about history. The two are inseparable and although the…