Essential Italian words for your food journey

“Everything you see I owe to pasta.” – Sophia Loren If you’re looking for a quick cheat sheet on ordering some Italian grub, you’ve come to the right place. This week we’re celebrating all things Italian, and so I thought it’d be quite useful if I dished out some essential words to use if you…

Ciao! It’s Italian Week on Spill the Beans

Last week Mr. POH and I celebrated Chinese week where I cooked nothing but food with an Asian-flair but this week we’re going European. This week, we’re zooming over to Italia, where I’ll be rustling up some tasty (I hope!) Italian dishes. Included on the menu this week is: Minestrone, Zuppa Toscana, Lasanga and a…

Recipe: Gnocchi, bacon and tomato bake

Gnocchi is such a wonderful little alternative to the traditional spud and combining it with a bit of butter and garlic can be a simple treat. Over the past while I’ve been experimenting with gnocchi recipes and have come up with a bake that doesn’t take a a lot of time and uses ingredients you…

Taste of Italy: the latest offers from Supervalu

SuperValu’s Italian food and wine event will run in store for from Thursday 31st July to Wednesday 13th August. Some of the offers available during the event include: SuperValu Signature tastes Ravioli and Tortellini two for €5 and Signature Tastes Tomato, Chilli/Tomato and Basil/Bolognese sauces at €2.29 each. SuperValu Signatures Tastes Sparkling Sicilian Lemonade and Fruit…

Lidl’s Italiamo range is back by popular demand

Lidl have announced that their Italiamo range of Italian food will be back in stores nationwide from Monday, 7th July, while stocks last. From cured meats and stonebaked pizzas, to fresh pasta, classic Italian meatballs and desserts, the new range features quality meats and sliced hams, like Prosciutto Crudo (€1.99), Milano Salami (€2.99) and Mortadella Bologna (€2.49) (Serve with…