In this episode we take you to Italy, the land of pasta, espresso, chianti and gelato! And also wonderful culture, amazing scenery and fabulous people of course.
Planning a self-drive tour? Listen to the tips from Julia and Ben about what not to do in Italy. Spoiler alert, a people mover might not be the good idea it seems at first, and no-one wants to drive around in a car painted to look like the national flag!
Italian foodie Lamberto Di Gioia joins us to talk about the perfect way to cook pasta (the secret is salt in the boiling water) and shares a couple of simple but absolutely delicious and authentic recipes.
Wine expert Paul Diamond from Selector magazine gives his tips on what to order, where and why, and shares a memorable visit to a vineyard in Sicily.
We wrap up with special guest Tristram Fini, brand ambassador for Campari, who makes the team an Aperol Spritz in the studio. You’ll have to listen to find out the perfect proportions to this iconic Italian drink.
And if you’re ready to take a trip to Italy yourself after listening to this episode, you are in luck! Julia is leading a Collette tour in 2020 to Tuscany and the Italian Riviera and you can join her.