Nov 28 2017No matter where you are in the world, Christmas is a magical experience. But in Italy, we believe, even more so. There are several traditions that us Italians hold that you won't find elsewhere. If you're hosting a truly Italian Christmas - here are some things you won't want to forget:
Sep 19 2017
You have probably heard the saying "breakfast is the most important meal of the day". The are words most people live by. They fill their stomachs in the mornings and perhaps even make sure the right nutrients are consumed. But not Italians. They, on the other hand, have a much more casual approach to the first meal of the day.
Read more to find out what authentic Italian breakfast is like!
Aug 01 2017
At Valentina this summer kids eat free with the purchase of any adult main, pizza or pasta! Bambini can enjoy a three course feast this summer of wholesome, authentic Italian food for free! Whether it is spaghetti bolognaise or pizza margherita you can be sure that our children’s menu contain the same high-quality ingredients as our main menu.
Mar 30 2017
The Colomba di Pasqua (Easter Dove) is a sister cake of the Panettone and Pandoro and is served over the Easter period. Shaped like a dove to symbolise peace and the holy spirit the cake is quintessential to an Italian Easter.
Mar 10 2017
As Mother’s Day fast approaches, we want to say a big thank you to all the mothers out there. We asked some of our staff members what were the first things they miss after leaving home in Italy? Here’s some of what they’ve shared: