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 managed the un-grafted grape vines that Sorrentino Vini treasure today. The ancient vines that Nonna Benigna […]

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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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Salsa Alla Genovese-Genovese Sauce

Salsa Alla Genovese-Genovese Sauce

There are two main sauces used in Neapolitan cooking. One is ragu’ alla Napoletana which uses plenty of tomatoes, and there is salsa alla Genovese which uses plenty of meat but no tomatoes, quite unusual in a sauce that has pasta as the other main food partner – beef, onions and a few simple ingredients […]

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Raise Tre Bicchiere To Pietracupa Wines

Raise Tre Bicchiere To Pietracupa Wines

The Pietracupa Winery was founded in the early 1990’s, situated in Montefredane, near Avellino, a mountainous terrain where elevation is key, in producing wines with great character. Here the young and talented Sabino  Loffredo took over the running of the winery in 1999, and quickly gained a reputation within Italy and abroad, for some of […]

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