Top 5 Prosecco Cocktails

Top 5 Prosecco Cocktails Prosecco (also known as glera) is a grape traditionally grown in Veneto and Friuli-Venezia Giulia in north-eastern Italy, where it’s made into a light, creamy sparkling white wine also called Prosecco. Join me on a food & wine tour of northern Italy – home of Prosecco cocktails! The best is produced […]

Spungata (Apricot Tart)

Spungata (Ligurian Apricot Tart) This delicious fruit tart, called spungata in Liguria and spongata in neighbouring Emilia-Romagna, is similar to what other Italian regions call crostata. In Liguria spungata are often given as a gift when visiting friends and family. Apricots are a common filling, but it’s also made with apples, pears and other fruits; […]

Nectarine Fruit Crumble

Nectarine Fruit Crumble I think fruit crumble may be the world’s easiest dessert – and one of the yummiest! The only trick to making a great crumble topping is that the butter has to be cold. I still remember the best crumble I ever had, it was in a pub in a tiny fishing village […]

Duck & Peach Salad

Duck & Peach Salad I’m not generally a fan of meat and fruit together, but duck seems to be an exception – it works well with cherries, oranges and, in this case, delicious summer peaches (make the most of peach season with the deliciously easy dessert in the below video). Duck breasts are surprisingly easy […]

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