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Win a Pasta e Sughi Christmas Gift Box from Carluccio’s

The gracious folks at Carluccio’s have offered (for a second year in a row – grazie!) to share a free Pasta e Sughi gift box valued at £29.95 with one tikichris reader. A Christmas gift to inspire the chef in you, this fantastic prize includes three delicious pasta and sauce pairings plus a recipe book by Antonio Carluccio! Continue reading

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Christmas in July? Good Stuff!

Ho ho huh? Here’s a bagful of seasonally premature Good Stuff to stuff keep in mind as 2014 rolls onwards to a hopefully very festive end. With many major brands (and those wishing to be so) hosting sneak preview shows every July to highlight what’s on their nice lists for Christmas, it’s a fun if odd time to be on the consumer end of media. Anyway, I’m never one to turn down an invite to a party – even if I’m not sure if it’s half a month early or late. So, deck the hall and all that jazz as I share some of the more notable Yuletide prospects I came across this past month. Enjoy. Continue reading

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Reminder: Win Seasonal Pasta Christmas Hamper from Carluccio’s Today! #BuonNataleUK

Okay. So I’m just back from a rather epic week-long foodie ramble across the north of Italy. Yes, I had an amazing time. Soon enough, I’ll be writing about all the delectable highlights I experienced and sharing some top tips learned along the way. Keep an eye out for plenty more posts about my trip. Until then though, if you have a craving for some cibo Italiano but can’t getaway before the festive seasonal, don’t forget to enter my latest competition for a pasta hamper from Carluccio’s. Continue reading

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Win a Seasonal Pasta Christmas Hamper from Carluccio’s

Carluccio’s is a fantastic one stop resource when Christmas shopping for the foodies in your life, whether you’re browsing for authentic Italian foods in-store or shopping online for the best of Italy brought straight to your door, with a new next-day delivery service. Treating friends, family and colleagues to Carluccio’s selection of hampers, gift boxes, cakes, biscuits, sweets and chocolates is an excellent way to ensure the people most important to you have a deliciously buon Natale this year. To find out more about all the yummy festivities happening this Christmas at Carluccio’s plus the chance to win one especially scrumptious Christmas hamper for free, just keep reading! Continue reading

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Good Stuff

Here’s a quick little list of good stuff I’ve recently come across and thought was worth sharing with you. Enjoy! Continue reading

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In Search of London’s Best Tiramisu (CheapOair)

Lusciously layered Savoiardi biscuits dipped in coffee with a whipped mixture of egg yolks and mascarpone cheese, and flavored with marsala wine and cocoa – a dessert dish of tiramisu often provides a great litmus test for determining the merits of an Italian restaurant. Too bad it’s served at the end of a meal! Here are but a few of London’s most moreish tiramisu offerings. Continue reading

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Christmas in July: Harvey Nichols and Carluccio’s

It’s always Christmastime here in tikichrisland. Even in July. No, not really, but as dinosaur magazine publishers who plan their content seasons ahead of time still seem to lead the way when it comes to press events, summer is the … Continue reading

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Lunch with Antonio Carluccio

I had the great pleasure of having a delicious and simple Italian lunch with Antonio Carluccio this afternoon at the Carluccio’s restaurant in Notting Hill. Of course, it wasn’t just me dining with the famed restauranteur. But there was only … Continue reading

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Have Lunch With Antonio Carluccio In Notting Hill (Londonist)

The event marks the launch of the book [Antonio Carluccio] co-wrote with fellow chef Gennaro Contaldo, Two Greedy Italians Eat Italy, and its accompanying four-part BBC series. Have Lunch With Antonio Carluccio In Notting Hill  Londonist, 18 April 2012 Photo/Tony Briggs

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London Food & Drink News: 5 April 2012 (Londonist)

Lots of hands-on foodie fun featured in this week’s food and drink news round up. London Food & Drink News: 5 April 2012 Londonist, 5 April 2012

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London Food & Drink News: 17 November 2011 (Londonist)

London Food & Drink News: 17 November 2011 Londonist, November 17, 2011 at 16:00 pm Korean restaurants, aperativi e cicchetti, free hummus and the striking similarities between cocktails and fragrances … READ MY COMPLETE POST: London Food & Drink News: … Continue reading

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London Food & Drink News: 1 September 2011 (Londonist)

Pop ups, mushrooms, oysters and more Continue reading

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Chefspective: Antonio Carluccio (Londonist)

Chefspective: Antonio Carluccio Londonist, July 9, 2010 2:17 PM Preparing to speak tonight at the British Museum about Renaissance art in Italy, celebrated restauranteur Antonio Carluccio was keen to share with Londonist – via a phone conversation this morning – his … Continue reading

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Making pasta with Signora Lo Conte (Locally Sourced)

Making pasta with Signora Lo Conte Locally Sourced, 21 June 2010 According to la signora, a rolling pin is essential. Resting it over her shoulder and casting a sly one at her hubby of 40 years, she explained that a good … Continue reading

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Sicilian Wine Tasting with Carluccio’s and Planeta (Qype does London)

Sicilian Wine Tasting with Carluccio’s and Planeta  Qype does London, July 21st 2009 Last night’s Sicilian Wine Tasting with Antipasti in Carluccio’s elegant Private Dining Room (upstairs at their Covent Garden location) was a laidback, sociable and deliciously brilliant time … Continue reading

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Upcoming Guru Event: Sicilian Wine Tasting with Antipasti at Carluccio’s Private Dining Room (Qype does London)

Upcoming Guru Event: Sicilian Wine Tasting with Antipasti at Carluccio’s Private Dining Room  Qype does London, July 7th 2009 On Monday the 20th from 6.30pm to 8pm in the Private Dining Room at Carluccio’s flagship shop/resto/café on Garrick Street near … Continue reading

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Vini di Famiglia Wine Festival at Carluccio’s (Londonist)

Vini di Famiglia Wine Festival at Carluccio’s Londonist, June 27, 2009 12:37 PM Among the offerings, the Planeta Alastro (a fruity Grecanico/Chardonnay blend – £12.50 for a bottle) was especially easy to drink; indeed, the evening started and ended with … Continue reading

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