But what if I told you that some of your favourite dishes were not actually Italian? And that they were so far from being Italian that Italian natives have no idea what you’re talking about. Read more
Italian restaurants in Dublin don’t come much more authentic than The Italian Kitchen in the Clayton Hotel, Dublin Airport.
We take great pride in sourcing the best, freshest ingredients which we combine to bring you truly authentic Italian cuisine.
With this in mind, the Italian Kitchen brings classic Italian dessert options to our menu such as tiramisu, affogato, gelato and more. Read more
The Flavours of Fingal is quickly becoming one of the most popular foodie events in Dublin, with some of the finest food producers North Dublin has to offer showing up for the event.
Not only that, but the event is jam-packed with family activities and exciting competitions around the following categories: Read more
A Glass a Day, Keeps The Doctor Away.
That’s how the saying goes right?
There’s a couple of people come to mind immediately when I think of the benefits of drinking wine. I’ve heard that old line time and time again, “sure I’ll just have one more, it’s good for you!”.
It looks like they were on to something though. There are several benefits to drinking Italian wine, and I’m not just talking about using white wine to clean up red wine.
There is actual, real health benefits to the glorious nectar. Read more
Catherine Fulvio is one of Ireland’s most celebrated TV chefs. The owner of Ballyknocken House & Cookery School is one of Ireland’s most successful chefs with her cookery school, cookbook and popular TV spotlight. Catherine has also been recently nominated for a Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Culinary Host
It can be hard to find the right venue for Easter lunch. Between Good Friday, Easter Sunday and the following Bank Holiday Monday; a lot of restaurants will have different opening hours which you cannot rely on.
If you ask any Italian chef worth their salt, what is the most important aspect of a true Italian dish, they will undoubtedly say the ingredients.
Arguably, the most important aspect of Italian cooking is the use of fresh ingredients.
Fresh, high quality ingredients are usually the difference between a mediocre meal and an instant classic. The ingredients you use in your meal preparation have the ability to make or break the meal.
So don’t skimp out, spend a little more time and a little more money sourcing the best ingredients for your meals and you will instantly notice the difference.
But remember, not all ingredients are created equal. For example, oregano is much more potent and flavoursome when it’s dried. So using fresh oregano may not be the best approach.
So let’s look at a number of ingredients where freshness always comes first! Read more
Mother’s Day every year approaches rapidly and almost sneaks up on us. This year you don’t have to look anywhere else except, The Italian Kitchen.
Italian cooking is more of an event than a process. Combining skills, experience and a true passion for good food, traditional recipes and fresh ingredients.
The ingredients used during the preparation of a meal are vital and sourcing the right ingredient is often a make-or-break situation.
There are a whole host of ingredients many will tell you are vital in order to cook like a true Italian.
Here at The Italian Kitchen, however, we have put together a brief list of the 5 most essential ingredients for true Italian cooking.