Monthly Archives: June 2014

Gluten Free Italian Hamper

We have put together a really great Gluten Free Italian Hamper that will make a perfect gift.   Finding great quality food that is gluten free is still not as easy as it should be. And Italy is not famed for understanding special dietary requirements. In fact, in many parts of Italy, if you say you […]

Pumpkin Tortelli


This lovely recipe comes from our friends at Latteria Soresina (and adapted by Just So Italian). Making fresh pasta is always fun and certainly not that hard to do. Ingredients which are available at the Just So Italian online shop are marked with a * and have a web link. Serves 4-5 INGREDIENTS For the […]

Crunchy Amaretti Biscuits

Amaretti Biscuits come in two varieties: soft and hard. I am a bit of a sucker for soft amaretti but recently I have tasted a product which has made me think twice.   These small and crunchy amaretti biscuits are absolutely fabulous!     Not only are they very more-ish but they are ideal for […]

Celebrate the World Cup with some Prosecco

We intend to celebrate this year’s World Cup meeting of Italy and England with some Just so Italian Prosecco! Usually we have fireworks when Italy play England in a football match! You see, if you take a room, fill it with a mix of Italians, English and ‘half English / half Italians’ and add an […]

Spelt Spaghetti alla Chitarra

This lovely pasta is made with spelt flour, which comes from an ancient grain currently enjoying a revival in modern cuisine, largely due to its heath benefits. It is related to modern wheat but is significantly higher in protein, B complex vitamins and fibre, and has an intense nutty, wheaty flavour. Chitarra means guitar and […]

Coloured Pasta Bows

With England v Italy just around the corner we (some of us are English, some Italian and some half & half) are debating our preferred colour of pasta.   Options are: Red & White (Coloured with Beetroot) for the England Fans                     and Red White & […]