Archive for December, 2013

Three Wise Italians visit Saturday Kitchen

Saturday Kitchen BBC1

Giancarlo enjoys his debut appearance on Saturday Kitchen on 21st December.  It was recorded earlier in the year when they got into the festive mood by donning Christmas jumpers on a particularly warm weekend.  I think Giancarlo got away with it lightly actually in a smart navy blue affair festoned with a not so subtle Christmas pudding on the front. …

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What makes an exceptional panettone?

Katie and Michela

I asked food journalist Michela Di Carlo who writes for the Italian national paper, La Republica, what makes one panettone stand out from the others and why I should spend so much money on what is essentially just a piece of cake.
Here she refers to her favourite brands as the Rolls Royce of bakery and wants us Brits to …

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