Blog posts by Laura Badham

The Top 10 Highlights Of Andalusia

What does Andalusia conjure up in your imagination? Sun, flamenco, sea, white villages, fiery Spanish passion, Seville oranges perhaps. This diverse region in southern Spain has long been a place for holidays with its long hot summers, beaches and delicious food. Having always based our activity holidays in Italy, we are branching out and finding…

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Piedmont’s Top Produce Everyone Should Try

According to Lonely Planet, this year Piedmont (Piemonte in Italian) is the top region to visit in the world. Amongst the beautiful rolling hills and grape vines of the Langhe region, Piedmont has three products from the region that we think you should know about. The Flavours team decided to make our own list of…

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6 Top Tips To Cook Your Pasta To Perfection

Once you have your pasta, either freshly-made or bought-dry, there are some tips that we need to discuss about cooking your pasta. There are some myths out there that won’t help your pasta at all to develop that beautiful and glossy shine when mixed with pasta sauces. But don’t worry! Flavours Holidays are here to…

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The Interesting History Of Pasta In Italy

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, so read on to find out more about its incredible journey into Italian culture! The word ‘pasta’ is an Italian word meaning ‘paste’,…

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Italian food, lifestyle and culture blog – by the Flavours Holidays team.