“un posto a Milano” the latest offering for “fine but simple” dining at kilometer zero (or thereabouts!)

After a busy May day bank holiday in Genova I came back to Milan for dinner with friends at the newly opened “un posto a Milano”, the latest offering from Progetto Cuccagna and chef Nicola Cavallaro. The location is an old cascina, or farm, just 10 minutes walk from Porta Romana in the centre of … Continue reading

“Per Tutti i gusti” continues with March dedicated to the region of Campania, Italy

And so this Monday 5th March I’m off to Campania…or at least to delight in the cuisine from Campania with “Per tutti i gusti show cooking! Hot in the footsteps of the month of February, dedicated to Puglia, the initiative “Per tutti i gusti” (For all tastes) continues with a month dedicated to Italian’s second … Continue reading

Help I’m hosting Christmas! Part One……..

Yes, at the grand old age of 35 I am finally hosting my first Christmas and by Christmas I mean a double whammy of christmas eve dinner and christmas day lunch, gulp! To add to my nerves I’m hosting my Italian family so the pressure is on to give them a truly British menu with … Continue reading

Let there be joy at Joia….

Last night after much anticipation I finally had the chance to dine at Milan’s michelin starred vegetarian restaurant, Joia. Having heard rave reviews and with their all natural philosophy I was curious to see how Joia interpreted the world of vegetarian cuisine and just what made their menu so special. I had already had a … Continue reading