Designer pasta? Yes, it’s a thing

Designer pasta? Yes, it’s a thing

For Christmas 2017, Italian fashion house Dolce & Gabbana teamed up with family-run pasta makers, Pastificio Di Martino to produce a limited edition of festive pasta tins. A handy little stocking filler retailing at a mere £88! While you’re sitting down to recover from the shock, let me assure you that the legacy of this […]

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Wake Up & Smell The Kimbo!

Wake Up & Smell The Kimbo!

Think of Naples and your mind conjures up images of Vesuvius, Pizza Margherita, and of course Espresso Coffee. Kimbo, a company which has been established for over 50 years by the Rubino brothers, started their business in their father’s bakery in Naples. Word soon spread that a delicious coffee was being produced, in a city […]

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Nonna knows best! Sorrentino Vini wines

Nonna knows best! Sorrentino Vini wines

It all began with Nonna Benigna. As a young girl during the Second World War, she did not want to follow her parents’ simple country life, but to manage their property through her love of nature, she conserved and looked after the un-grafted grape vines that Sorrentino Vini treasure today. The ancient vines that Nonna […]

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You say tomato – and I say Piennolo…

You say tomato – and I say Piennolo…

Introducing totally tasty tomatoes from Campania Have you ever wondered why many supermarket-purchased tomatoes in the UK are so tasteless?  You know what it’s like – you go on holiday somewhere in the Mediterranean, (the Campania region of Italy is our preference, of course!) There you are, on a sun-dappled terrace overlooking the Bay of […]

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