Thursday, 8 January 2015

Pilates: How to get a flat stomach

Pilates instructor helping students at the pool

We are all feeling the excesses of Christmas (especially around the waistband!) however, help is at hand! We have put together a few, simple exercises from our Pilates holidays that are perfect to help tone and trim the stomach. These exercises can all be done at home and once regularly, you will see a noticeable difference to your tummy and increase your fitness this year! 

Check our new blog to read more! 

Friday, 19 September 2014

10 things we love about Sicily

Writing down ten reasons explaining why we love Sicily was not easy. It was hard to narrow it down to only 10 things that will make your cooking holiday in Sicily unforgettable. Excited to see what made it on our “top-ten” list? Then find out more on our new blog!

That's right - we have moved our blog to But don't be alarmed. We will continue to keep you updated about Italian food, culture and lifestyle there! 

Friday, 20 June 2014

Coffee in Italian culture!

Coffee in Italy isn’t just a beverage: it is a part of life. It is considered, in my opinion, as a very significant symbol of Italian culture, maybe the most important, or at least alongside pizza, pasta and …. (I don’t have any other word, because the third word that comes to mind for an Italian person is coffee!).  I’m going to tell you a story…. Read full post here

Wednesday, 18 June 2014

Flavours recommends: best Italian delis-Thyme out

 Today, takes us to the second part of our round-up of the best Italian delis in the UK. Let's meet the Manchester based Thyme Out.  Read the full post here

Monday, 16 June 2014

Best recipes per region - Tuscany

Hi everyone, my name’s Cecilia, and I’ve had the honour to be a Flavours Italian assistant in the last two months and a half.  It’s been a pleasure, for me, to be involved in organizing fantastic holidays in my country – and even more amazing, because of my passion both for travelling and food!
Today I’m going to tell you about my three favourite dishes from Tuscany, which is my native land as well. Read the full post here

Friday, 13 June 2014

Your favourite Italian artist- part1

We recently asked the question on Facebook -  “Tell us your favourite Italian artist?” As always you were quick to give us a list! So we thought we’d do some research into your favourite Italian artists and start a series of blog posts dedicated to your favourite Italian artists. Read the full post here

Tuesday, 10 June 2014

Rocket salad with pears and parmesan

For today's Italian cooking holiday inspired giveaway we have a healthy and delicious salad with fresh rocket!Read the recipe here