Tag: turin

Gelato Village, Leicester
The heatwave shows no sign of ending so to bring our temperatures down a bit, we headed to an ice cream parlour in the St Martin's area of Leicester city centre. Gelato Village came to Leicester in 2014 but it’s taken us until now to discover the place, better...

Grom, Turin

Grom, Turin
Grom Turin (Various locations) Italy really is home to the best ice cream on earth. Turin though has a reputation for being quite cold and famed of course for it’s winter sports. So how popular was ice cream going to be in this part of Italy? Well fortunately for us the...
NH Collection Piazza Carlina, Turin
NH Collection Piazza Carlina Piazza Carlo Emanuele II, 15 Three nights in Turin, but where to stay? There’s a vast range of hotels ranging from top of the range and modern to log cabins up in the mountains around the city. We decided to stay at NH Collection at Piazza Carlina...

Locanda da Betty, Turin

Locanda da Betty, Turin
Locanda da Betty Via Giambattista Bogino, 17 All the while that we had been in Turin we had tried the famous Bicerin at Caffe Mulassano, we had ploughed our way through the enormous aperitivo offering at Arancia di Mezzanotte and sampled pizza at Pizza Ad Hoc. One thing that we hadn’t...

Pizza Ad Hoc, Turin

Pizza Ad Hoc, Turin
After filling up on pizza during our stay in Florence we took a break from wood fired pies in Genoa, mainly gorging on pasta. We decided to get back on the pizza wagon in Turin after a serious case of first night munchies. Just two streets down from our...

1610 Bagel, Turin

1610 Bagel, Turin
Let me start this review by stating that I wasn’t in the best of moods when we walked through the door at 1610 Bagel. It was a red hot day in Turin, a restaurant that we had gone in search of wasn’t there and we had been wandering around...

Arancia di Mezzanotte, Turin

Arancia di Mezzanotte, Turin
When researching the famous Italian ‘aperitivo’ hour two cities always crop up as claiming to have invented it - Milan and Turin. As we were in Turin we went in search of the best places for aperitivo. Which, if you hadn’t heard, is a free buffet of Italian dishes...
Sweet Potato Agnolotti
This week a very special piece of culinary literature landed on the porch mat. The French Laundry cookbook has been out a few years now but has thus far remained on the 'oh I'll get it some other time' list. Christ knows why as flicking through the book produced...