Food, Recipes, Lifestyle and Travel Blog

By the Flavours Holidays Team


Pollo ripieno

May 31, 2017

If you’re looking for a great recipe this week you need to try this delicious stuffed chicken recipe from Puglia.

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10 Amazing Dishes To Try In Tuscany!

We asked Cathy from ‘Destination is Italy’ for the top 10 best dishes you should definitely try when you’re in Tuscany. Italian food is well known all over the world, and for a very good reason, the taste is a burst of delight in your mouth. Every region in Italy is known for different foods and…

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Competition Time – Italian Cookbook Giveaway!

May 22, 2017

Cook your way around Italy this month! Join us on a journey to discover the local delights of four iconic Italian regions – Tuscany, Sicily, Puglia, Naples and the Amalfi Coast and win copies of the newest additions to Italian Silver Spoon cookbook series. Throughout May and June we’ll be giving away copies of each…

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Cantucci

Traditionally, these biscuits (cookies) have always been made with unpeeled almonds. Some recipes, including the original Mattei recipe, include 20 grams (¼ cup) of finely chopped pine nuts, which lend a slightly different texture to the finished biscuits. True cantucci were made with bread dough, sugar, anise seeds and oil.

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Testaroli with pesto sauce

May 17, 2017

This Tuscan dish was traditionally cooked over hot coals in a large, shallow dish with a domed lid made either of terracotta or cast-iron called a testo.

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Our favourite Italian cocktails: Bellini recipe

May 9, 2017

Do you too have this Friday feeling? Here is one of our favourite Venetian cocktail recipes to celebrate the weekend! Spoiler alert: It tastes even better in Venice! Want to try it? Then join us on our cooking holidays in Venice.

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Interview with our Pilates guest Sera

April 26, 2017

Sera, from Cardiff, tried our Pilates Holiday in Tuscany. She’d never been on a Flavours Holiday before – we asked her a few questions about her experience. Why did you decide to take a Pilates holiday with Flavours? I do a lot of yoga at home, and had tried Pilates, but thought it would be…

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