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By the Flavours Holidays Team

The Interesting History Of Pasta In Italy

February 17, 2021

When you think of Italian food, you probably think of pasta. But did you know, pasta didn’t actually originate in Italy? We’ve put together a post on the interesting history of pasta in Italy, so read on to find out more about its incredible journey into Italian culture! The word ‘pasta’ is an Italian word…

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Easy pesto sauce recipe

February 8, 2021

Our easy pesto sauce recipe is a winner! We think you’ll find it so easy to make yourself and it tastes so much better than pesto in a jar!

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Homemade rocket pesto recipe

February 7, 2021

Homemade rocket pesto is such an easy recipe, we love the peppery taste from the rocket and it’s such a great alternative to the classic pesto genovese.

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How to make carbonara sauce

January 25, 2021

One of the most famous Italian dishes, pasta with carbonara sauce is a classic and sure to please all the family. Ingredients for 2 people 200g Mezze maniche pasta 2 slices of guanciale (½ cm thick) – Alternatively use bacon or pancetta 3 eggs (2 just yolks a 1 whole egg) Black pepper 40g of…

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Simple pasta all’arrabbiata

One of the simplest and most well know Italian dishes, pasta all’arrabbiata is a classical Roman pasta dish. Literally translated “arrabbiata” means angry and is a reference to the spicy, hot chilli found in the dish, how “angry you want to be, is up to you! Ingredients for 2 200g plums tomatoes Chilli flakes or…

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Embrace the Danish way of living- Hygge

January 22, 2021

Hygge- Embrace the Danish way of living Do the short, cold days of January make you want to hibernate at home? If so, why not take inspiration from the Danish, who place the art of hygge at the centre of their lifestyle? Hygge is something you experience, a sense of being safe and comforted, of…

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Spaghetti recipes

January 18, 2021

Spaghetti all’ amatriciana 2 slices of guanciale (½ cm thick) 200g plums tomatoes ( in a tin) ½ glass of white wine Chilli flakes 200g Spaghetti Black pepper 100g of Pecorino Romano Slice the quite thick guanciale  (pancetta) into long strips. In a pan cook the guanciale strips and let them release the fat it…

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Best Cookbooks for 2021

January 13, 2021

The best cookbooks for 2021 as recommended by you (our Flavours followers) We asked for your recommendations for the best cookbooks as there’s such a huge variety of cookbooks available. It can be incredibly difficult knowing where to start when buying one as a present or as a treat for yourself. Whether you’re searching for…

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Healthy Artichoke recipes

January 11, 2021

Here are our recipes from Facebook Live – Monday 11th January 2021 Patè di Carciofi (artichoke pate) for 300g patè 4 artichokes 2 garlic cloves 30g mascarpone or 30g butter Salt Pepper 200ml water To make the patè we will use all the parts of the artichokes which are a bit more tough ,such as…

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The Perfect Christmas Gifts for a Foodie

December 9, 2020

With the festive season almost upon us it’s about time to start thinking about your Christmas gift shopping if you haven’t done so already. To give you some inspiration, we put together a Christmas gift list for the foodie in your life. From aprons, to pizza makers to cooking classes – we promise you will…

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Italian Christmas Cocktail Recipe

December 8, 2020

Incredibly refreshing, this wine-based cocktail is perfect for both summer and winter. It’s also the ideal Christmas cocktail with its effervescent sparkle. Learn how to make an Aperol Spritz with this recipe!

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