Crotone doesn’t appear in any of the usual guidebooks. This is such a shame as visitors are missing out on such a treat! It feels like one of those places that Calabrians want to keep all to themselves!
Liquorice is like Marmite. People either love it or hate it. There is no middle ground! The plant is native to northern Calabria near Taranto. The Amarelli family have been harvesting and selling it since the 17th century. So much so, you can now visit their factory and museum!
Tropea on the Tyrrhenian Sea’s Costa degli Dei (Coast of the Gods) is Calabria’s most famous resort town. It is also the current holder of the title of Italy’s most beautiful village and it is easy to see why. Tropea has miles of pristine white beaches. It also has so much more!
Diamante is a charming fishing village on the Tyrrhenian Sea known for its mural-lined streets. A visit any time of year is advisable, but if you plan your trip for its annual Peperoncino Festival you’re in for an especially spicy treat!
To debunk the myth, in Italy, meatballs are NOT normally served with spaghetti or any other type of pasta!
We’re constantly surprised about the amazing people that have agreed to appear on our podcast. Today’s podcast guest is the king of sourdough Dan Lepard.
Pizzo is a seaside town in the north of Calabria. It is also home to the most delectable ice cream dessert, the tartufo.
As you know we’ve started a podcast where we talk to people who adore Italy as much as us. Today’s guest is Miranda Gore Browne, finalist in the first series of Great British Bake Off. Since the Bake Off Miranda has been busy creating her own website and cooking school and has worked with Kenwood,…
‘Nduja is a soft, spicy and hot spreadable salami. It is one of the most famous, if not the most famous, of typical Calabrian foods. As you know I like to eat local food! It originates from Spilinga, a town in the north of Calabria, where they have an annual ‘Nduja festival. More of that…
As you know we’ve started a podcast where we talk to people who adore Italy as much as us. Our guest today is Jo MacKay of bookingsforyou.com.
Last month we started a new podcast where we talk to famous people who also love Italy as much as us. Our guest in this podcast is Carmela Hayes.
We decided to have a night away along the coast in Catanzaro and as it is just along the coast, we thought we would go by the coast railway instead of the car. Big Mistake!!!!!