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SPECIAL OFFER: SANTINI | AMALFI COAST

posted by Home In Italy on March 11th, 2013

Santini is a unique property located in the heart of the Amalfi Coast, few kilometers away from Sorrento. It has been recenty fully renewed and it boasts now heated swimming pool on the roof, air conditioning thorughout the villa, Jacuzzi and Turkish steam bath.

Moreover the villa has an excellent concierge service, and it is possible to ask for private chef, beauty treatments, boat excursions and many more.

Special offer: for all the bookings made from March 11, a reduction of 20% will be applied!

GET INSPIRED WITH HOME IN ITALY VILLAS

posted by Home In Italy on January 11th, 2013

Each week our staff selects for you one of our top luxury villas: get inspired and start planning your leisure time in Italy!

Cosante- Lake Garda - sleeps up to 14 people 

Cosante is a newly restored villa set within the relaxing countryside of a private fenced in estate of 1.30 hectares. From the villa there is a splendid view of the Lake Garda, which can be admired by the terraces and from the garden of villa Cosante.The modern style of the interior decoration adds an elegant atmosphere to all the rooms. Nestled in the hills, the garden of the villa is surrounded by old centuries trees which delimitate it from the rest of the private property. Cosante boasts fenced in swimming pool, A/C, Wi-Fi and fridge in each suite, ipad dock station and many more!

RECIPE OF THE MONTH: WINTER SALAD

posted by Home In Italy on January 10th, 2013

A healthy recipe for January, when after the holidays we can feel a little bit heavy! Fresh and light ingredients can be as tasty as all the others, the important thing is to combine them with fantasy!

Ingredients
1 tabs fresh grapefruit  juice
extra-virgin olive oil
salt
1/4 tsp. minced fresh rosemary  
1/8 tsp. freshly ground pepper
Fresh spinach leaves
3 or 4 mango
1/2 cup chopped toasted almonds
1/2 grapefruit
In a small saucepan whisk in grapefruit  juice, oil, salt, rosemary and pepper. In a salad bowl, gently mix fresh spinach leaves (better if organic), grapefruit segments and almonds with dressing. Divide among 6 plates. Arrange mango slices on salads, some other almonds and sprinkle with some fresh rosemary finely minced.

RECIPE OF THE MONTH: CHRISTMAS CROCCANTE

posted by Home In Italy on December 17th, 2012
Ingredients
1 cup of sugar
1 tablespoon of light corn syrup
1-1/2 cups of blanched almonds, toasted
Combine the sugar and corn syrup in a pan. Stir continuously until the mixture looks like wet sand. Set the pan over low heat and allow it to melt and caramelize. Stir the mixture for 15-20 minutes.
Remove the pan from the heat.
Quickly stir in the almonds. Pour the hot croccante on a baking sheet and spread it out. Allow it to cool and harden.
After the croccante has cooled, break it into pieces to us as a candy.

Enjoy!