Alphabet Dating: I is for Italian 

Interesting Post. I might do Ice Cream with chocolate syrup and plenty of peanuts.


This weekend we had our “I” date. We are lucky to have a local business “Delights of Italy“, who sell delicious Italian products and beautiful homewares. They also offer cookery workshops, where you can learn to make pasta and pizza.

For this date, we visited their premises on a sunny Saturday lunchtime for a pizza making workshop. We were welcomed by Jackie, the friendly proprietor and given aprons to wear.

We were then given the ingredients to make our pizza bases, 00 flour, semolina flour and a mix of olive oil, yeast, sugar and warm water. We mixed this together to form a dough, then popped it into a bag to prove.

We were offered a beer, wine or soft drink and Italian snacks while we waited for our bread to prove.

Once the bread proved it was time to roll out our pizza bases. The dough was…

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