Food & Drink, italy, Review, What's Happening

Silently maturing cheese wheels reward patience

With one family name and two Christian names the history of the Cravero family of Bra, Piedmont is told in cheese – towers of golden, ripening rounds of  Parmigiano-Reggiano. Through five generations of affineurs (alternately named Giacomo and Giorgio) the current head of this Italian family business Giorgio Cravero is an engaging enthusiast for the […]

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Food & Drink, italy, Travel & Places, United Kingdom, What's Happening

South London gets a taste of Italian flavours

Buffalo mozzarella balls stuffed with black olives vie for attention with piles of freshly baked focaccia and pizza steaming hot fetched out of a huge clay oven in a huge, sprawling Italian food market and community hub in one of London’s more edgier neighbourhoods south of the river Thames. The brainchild of economist, committed dreamer […]

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Food & Drink, Travel & Places, What's Happening

Feasts and flavours of the Southbank Food Festival, London

With more than 40 small, independent producers the Southbank food festival offers a wide variety of street food and produce bringing fresh food into an exciting part of London, itself dominated by the concrete of the Southbank Centre, the Royal Festival Hall and other arts buildings that sit between the River Thames and Waterloo railway […]

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Travel & Places, What's Happening

Chilli spices up Cardiff street food

Every Sunday crowds gather on the banks of Cardiff’s River Taff to chat with local producers selling Welsh cheeses, locally grown chillis, game sausages and freshly made sourdough loaves. Tea, coffee and hot burgers offer a great brunch. From 10am-2pm, the market on Fitzhamon Embankment is pulsing with locals stocking up on ‘essentials’. The bustle […]

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