Festival of Food 2018 – River Cafe

Hi foodies, How did your winter go so far? My one started off great but after catching virus and being sick, I was inundated with all things occurred in the past several weeks. Never mind, things will get better. To overcome the winter ‘fever’, Tina and I headed down to one of the iconic cafe…

Cafe Salsa, West Beach

Hi Foodies, If you ever lived in the West Beach precinct, you must have remembered Cafe Salsa, a cafe with lots of South American features but specialising in Italian food. The long 30 years running business have certainly left something in our generation. I lived in West Beach some 15 years ago directly opposite the…

Pitango Organic Risottos

Risotto is one of the most loved Italian dish across many nations. There are ways which you can make good, healthy and tasty risottos at home but for people who can’t trust their cooking skills or for people who have no time to cook or simply to rest for one dinner, the NZ brand, Pitango has got…

{Guest Blog} Spaghetti Bolognese

Exciting news! We have another guest blog. My friend, Tanya Bartolini, from The Everyday Cook Network, decided to contribute to Adelaidefoodies.com as an guest blogger on occasional bases. Through her contributions, we aim to share with people some of Tanya’s top secret in cooking Italian cuisines and hopefully we can inspire more people to cook…

Qualitaly in Abruzzo, Assaggio Ristorant

About three months ago, I wrote a post on the Qualitaly project and run a giveaway on the 32 Via dei Birrai Italian artisan beer. Three months later, now the project goes on to take diners to another culinary destination, Abruzzo. Before continuing on writing this post, I would like to thank the Italian Chamber…

Carnevale Italian Festival Adelaide 2013

Over the last three years, although I kept announcing my love towards Italian cuisine, I’ve never been to an Italian festival. In fact, I came across the Carnevale in 2011 but didn’t look into it. However, this year while my parents in-law were here, I decided to take them to this event and get them…

Auge Ristorant & Spuntini Bar

Adelaide is a good place to showcase our multiculturalism, especially with so many different cuisines. My regular readers probably know that I love Japanese food, but I like European food as well, especially Italian cuisine. In Adelaide, there are plenty good Italian restaurant but no one has received so many awards and reputations as Auge…

Alfonso’s Continental, Hutt Street Adelaide

It’s really a windy winter Sunday and my wife and I needed something to warm up. Alfonso’s continental came to our sights. The iconic building located on Hutt street is very close to home and could be a good option for a lazy Sunday lunch. We first came across the place around 6 years ago…

The Qualitaly Project, 32 Via dei Birrai and Giveaway

Qualitaly? I can assure you that I didn’t spell it wrong. Then what is the Qualitaly? It is a word that the Italian Chamber of Commerce and Industry has put together. Doesn’t “Qualitaly” looks like a combination of “Quality” and “Italy”? Yes, you were absolutely right. The project of Qualitaly focuses on educating and informing the…