Tag: Italian

Rome-inspired food at Palatino, Clerkenwell

Rome-inspired food at Palatino, Clerkenwell

Stevie Parle started out his cooking career at the infamous River Café where other successful chefs have trained such as Theo Randall, Hugh Fernley-Whittingstall and Jamie Oliver. Parle has since moved on to open Dock Kitchen, Rotorino, Sardine and Craft London. His latest edition is […]

Italian Restaurant: Amici Miei, Shoreditch

Italian Restaurant: Amici Miei, Shoreditch

Shoreditch really isn’t short of decent places to eat and is home to cuisines from all over the world from Vietnamese to Turkish. Amici Miei (translates as ‘My Friend’) adds to the nix with their Italian restaurant located at the Hoxton end of Kingsland Road. […]

Qvintessenza: an Italian restaurant in Borough

Qvintessenza: an Italian restaurant in Borough

Qvintessenza may not be the easiest of names to pronounce (I think the ‘Q’ is silent), but it’s an easy place to like. It’s a new Italian restaurant in Borough, which sits on the quieter end of Borough High Street. Inside the styling is finely crafted […]

Weekend Brunch at Theo’s Simple Italian

Weekend Brunch at Theo’s Simple Italian

Brunch is a funny old term where its use has become more and more popular over the years. I’m all in favour of it especially as my favourite, eggs, tend to feature in a lot of the dishes, whether it be sweet or savoury. Theo […]

Restaurant Review: Jamie’s Italian, Covent Garden

Restaurant Review: Jamie’s Italian, Covent Garden

By contributor Mathew Lea. It’s almost impossible to go anywhere in London these days without seeing something with Jamie Oliver’s name on it. Cookbooks, restaurants, kitchen equipment, cooking schools, TV shows. It won’t be long till there is a fleet of Jamie Oliver branded London […]

Review: Pizza Union, Spitalfields

Review: Pizza Union, Spitalfields

Slobbing on the sofa with TV remote in hand, is how like to roll when it comes to eating pizza. I hardly ever eat it out and to be honest, I very rarely order it in. I tend to buy it from the supermarket when needs […]

Giveaway: Vorrei Chocolates and Sweets, RRP £28 (CLOSED)

Giveaway: Vorrei Chocolates and Sweets, RRP £28 (CLOSED)

Who doesn’t like a bit of chocolate, eh? Well, I’ve been fortunate to try something deliciously different from new online Italian deli, Vorrei (means “I would like” in Italian), and that’s: fig’s stuffed with caramelised almonds and black cherries covered in chocolate – boom!

Review: Elistano, Italian Restaurant (CLOSED)

Review: Elistano, Italian Restaurant (CLOSED)

Tucked away in the residential area of Chelsea sits Italian restaurant, Elistano. It’s been serving the locals for years and recently brought in a fresh new team with head chef, Daniele Urbani taking the realms. My mum is a huge fan of Italian cuisine, so […]