The Venetian carnivale is an amazing event that sees the floating city taken over with bright lights, elaborate masks and plenty of fantastic food and drink. Here's your guide on where to go, plus some recipes from the celebrated city.
It's amazing how some foods can be so simple yet take the world by storm and become an instantly recognisable dish no matter where you are. Pizza is a prime example, and we've got recipes from the world's best pizzaiolo – get your oven fired and start working that dough for an unforgettable slice of Italy.
While today's Italian chefs are pushing the boundaries of their cuisine and incorporating international flavours into their dishes, it's the traditional food of Italy that made the country such a culinary powerhouse to begin with. Master these classics for a real grounding in proper cooking.