Semolina Gnocchi – A Cinque Terre Experience!

Robin Boyle Entree, From the Archives, International Travel & Photos, Italian, Main course, Recipe, Vegetables

This post is from an article we wrote for Club Marine magazine in 1997. The food shots date from that period too, while the scenery shots are more recent. (Use the Print button at the top of this page for a hard copy or pdf of the recipe in this post.) Monterosso al Mare – Cinque Terre Monterosso al Mare …

Europe 2016 – Part 10

Robin Boyle Breakfast, Eggs, International Travel & Photos, Italy, Wine

 Continued from Europe 2016 – Part 9. Alba: Its food and wine The Alba region is known for: Its food, especially truffles, hazelnuts and salamis High quality wines, Borolo and Barbaresco The Slow Food movement which began in the nearby town of Bra. We were staying in an apartment in an Agriturismo property right in the middle of a huge vineyard …

Europe 2016 – Part 7

Robin Boyle International Travel & Photos, Italy

Continued from Europe 2016 – Part 6. Genoa (Genova) – A hard to beat tourist destination! Genoa is one of our absolute favourite places anywhere. We have stayed there on four occasions, from two days to three weeks.  It is a perfect place for immersion in Italian life! This is the first of two updates, mainly photo essays. They will …

Recipes From The Italian Riviera

Robin Boyle International, International Travel & Photos, Italian, Italy, Main course, Nibbles & Hors d'oeuvres, Recipe

(Continued from Tomato Sauce – Italian Style) As well as an abundance of herbs and tomatoes, you may well have an abundance of cherry tomatoes. And maybe you also have a surfeit of figs! Below you will find two simple but excellent Italy-inspired recipes: grilled cheese-stuffed figs and a pasta sauce using cherry tomatoes. Three years ago on an extended …