Italian

Leonardo's Italian Food & Wine (Rotorua, New Zealand) 9

Leonardo’s Italian Food & Wine (Rotorua, New Zealand)

This was one of our first out of town after COVID Lockdown has been lifted in New Zealand, quite a late post as this happened a couple of months ago when we had a short getaway to Rotorua. Usually during our family birthday month which happens during July we tend...

Marinara Sauce 3

Marinara Sauce

Marinara sauce is an Italian sauce that is made with tomatoes, garlic, onions and herbs, it serves as a base in a lot of Italian dishes. Marinara sauce serves as a base in a lot of Italian dishes, this Italian sauce made of tomatoes, garlic, onions and herbs may look...

Garlic Parmesan Green Beans 1

Garlic Parmesan Green Beans

Garlic Parmesan Green Beans is a simple dish of Green Beans sautéed with garlic and butter then sprinkled with Parmesan cheese. Are you looking for some quick and easy side dish with the feast you are preparing? Well look no further, today is your lucky day and found one of...

Salina Chicken 1

Salina Chicken

Salina Chicken is a very simple Italian dish of chicken and aubergines cooked with herbs and chillies with tomatoes over oven. You might be wondering you had seen this recipe somewhere, if that is the case this is because I grabbed it from one of Jamie Oliver’s TV Show I...

Gricia 2

Gricia

Gricia or Pasta alla Gricia is a type of an Italian pasta dish prepared neither with white or red sauce but instead it’s a simple concoction of pasta served with Pecorino Romano and Guanciale. We all grew up with a pasta dish that is either red or white sauce based,...

Cotto (Auckland CBD, New Zealand) 1

Cotto (Auckland CBD, New Zealand)

It was my first time here and I was wondering where was I hiding these past few years? I just wished I knew of this place long time ago as these guys prepare an amazing Italian Fare. I had been to Italy many times and this place reminds me of...

Zucchini Fritti 1

Zucchini Fritti

Zucchini Fritti or Courgette fritti is an Italian dish of matchstick sliced courgettes lightly battered and deep fried The first time I had this dish was at Cotto’s in K’Road, I still remember when I saw a Zucchini Fritti on their menu and was quite intrigued on how they looked...

Napoli Mia (Princess Anastasia, St. Peter Line) 1

Napoli Mia (Princess Anastasia, St. Peter Line)

This is the best service we had in this trip so far, the server in this restaurant was the perfect attendant you will ever have, always serving with a smile and very accommodating, and yes, we tipped him really well. Napoli Mia is an Italian restaurant located in Deck 7...

Jamie's Italian (St Petersburg, Russia) 7

Jamie’s Italian (St Petersburg, Russia)

I never thought we will eat at this place in St Petersburg, this was totally unexpected, but it was good.  Before I came here I was thinking all I would eat was Borscht, Beef Stroganoff, Solyanka Soup, Khachapuri and Golubtsy I was wrong, instead I am having some Italian dish, on...

Davinci Ristorante (Helsinki, Finland)

Looking for a cheaper alternative to Vapiano while you are in Helsinki? Then try this place, Davinci Ristorante. Actually, it’s not too far from where Vapiano is, just a few more metres if you walk towards Esplanadi then you will be at this place. So how is the food actually...