November can be a dreary month - and a busy one on the pre-Christmas front. Enjoy the season's ingredients: almonds, pomegranates, dates, clementines and satsumas bring flavours of the East, while root veg (particularly parsnips, squash and celery), lamb, leafy greens, red cabbage and hearty foods such as sausages all make good eating now.
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When it comes to origin and tradition, the Italians know the value of their culinary heritage with each region celebrating the produce its rightly famous for. But how do you know you're buying the real deal?
The key is to look for the distinctive red and yellow PDO mark - Protected Designation of Origin. It’s your guarantee of authentic regional flavour, perfected over centuries and made to exacting traditional standards.