Italian coffee culture, the 10 rules

May 19, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
Coffee is so much a part of Italian culture that the idea of not drinking it is as foreign as the idea of having to explain its rules. These rules are set in stone and not always easy for outsiders to understand. Italians invented coffee culture, they were the first in Europe to open a coffee house, the first one was in Venice in 1629, the espresso...
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Italian style tapas

May 12, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
There's a new trend going on at the moment in the Uk, small Italian plates (sometimes known as cicchetti, or spuntino) are popping up on menus all over London. The Italian version of tapas, they are perfect for picking at over a glass of wine, or making a proper meal of. We visited one of our favourite restaurants in London for Italian tapas, San C...
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