Review: Going Italian in Style at Osteria Art Singapore


Attracting quite a crowd in the CBD even on the weekends is the all-new fine Italian osteria & bar by Beppe De Vito (the restaurateur behind Il Lido and &Sons). Osteria Art boasts a stylish, modern interior with quality service and decent Italian nosh. Overall: ★★★★☆  Price: $$$ We kicked things off with a couple of […]

Review: Hearty Southern Italian Favourites at Capri Trattoria & Pizzeria Singapore


Many of us know the island of Capri as one of the most picturesque and visited locations in Southern Italy. Its beauty is celebrated in ancient times and later published for the world in Homer’s work as Odysseus sails past the island narrowly escaping the fate of those who hear the voices of the Sirens. […]

Italian Cooking: Handmade Pappardelle with Eggplant, Tomato and Ricotta Cheese Sauce


Nothing beats fresh egg pasta with that savoury, mouthwatering flavour and smooth texture that just slides gloriously down your throat. That kind of heaven only comes with putting one’s heart and soul into preparing the dish. And that’s what I got up to this Monday morning, channelling all the love I had into this beautiful plate of […]

Italian Cooking — Hands-on Pizza Dough and Antipasti Plating at Jamie’s Italian Singapore


Earlier this week, I got my first hand at handling pizza dough at the newly-opened Jamie’s Italian outlet at Forum Shopping Mall on Orchard Rd. Chef Gary Clarke gave us a quick tour of the kitchen and taught us how to fry up their signature Prawn Linguine before we were given a tour of the antipasti […]