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ITALIANS TRY ITALIAN AMERICAN FOOD FOR THE FIRST TIME

THIS IS THE REACTION WHEN ITALIANS TRY ITALIAN AMERICAN FOOD FOR THE FIRST TIME This video is so funny hahaha This is what happens when you serve this type of Italian food to an Italian. Watch the video below to see the Italian reaction to some of the most popular Italian dishes served in Italian-American …

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Japanese Eating Italian Food | Abruzzo In Japan

Japanese Eating Italian Food Abruzzo in Japan, authentic Italy in the heart of Tokyo. We all know that Italy undoubtedly is on top of the list of most travelers’ wishes and Italian cuisine is appreciated all over the world. The charm of Italy is timeless, but what do people actually know about the real Italy …

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TOKYO Japan | TOP 10 THINGS TO DO IN TOKYO

Tokyo | Top 10 Things to do in Tokyo Vibrant, stylish, well-organized, ancient and futuristic at the same time. This is Tokyo, a metropolis of 13 million people with an unexpected traditional side that makes it one of the most charming cities in the world. Tokyo is constantly changing and there are so many things …

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ABRUZZO TOURS | Italy Unexplored Tour

ABRUZZO TOURS | EXPLORE THE REAL ITALY Italy is nothing short of magical. In the midst of a holiday, many tourists often find themselves spending their time waiting in long lines and paying expensive entry fees – and dinner bills! What the real secret is to travelling through Italy and avoiding all this can only …

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The Foodfather | What if the GodFather was a Chef?

The Foodfather Imagine if the Godfather was a chef… Vincenzo’s Plate has re-invented the Godfather Opening Scene by injecting a new theme into the infamous first scene – FOOD! With Vincenzo’s Plate playing Don Corleone, a new spin is put on the real reason Bonasera needs to get revenge for his daughter and it’s nothing …

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CHIETI | Italian Wedding Anniversary in Roman Cistern

CHIETI The city of Chieti is a wonderful Italian town situated in the region of Abruzzo and you can breathe history and culture in every corner of the city. A BIG THANK YOU goes to Francesca from Hidden Italy Tours for organizing this romantic weekend for us. Make sure you book your next Italian holiday …

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ABRUZZO ITALY | PEDALO IN PESCARA BEACH

PESCARA BEACH Today we enjoyed the day in Pescara beach riding a pedalo and making fresh pizza. Went to the beach with dad’s motorbike and went back home with mum’s fiat 500…Enjoy the ride Watch the video: SUBSCRIBE TO MY YOUTUBE CHANNEL (IT’S FREEEEEE 😉 Italian Tours with Chef Vincenzo Vincenzo’s Plate is a You …

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ABRUZZO ITALY | DAY 1 (Sooooo much going on)

ABRUZZO ITALY We left Sydney on Sunday the 19th of June at 10am and arrived at Nonna’s House in Italy on Monday the 20th of June at 11.30am. Between these 2 days we visited Bangkok, arrived to Rome, had some car dramas and finished with a big lunch at nonna’s house… BANGKOK | ARRIVAL IN …

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Dinner Party Ideas | How to Host a Dinner Party

DINNER PARTY IDEAS Dinner party hosting is one of my most favorite things to do in the world, no matter what country or city I’m in, I just love inviting people to share a meal with me. Cooking for friends, family (and sometimes strangers!) brings me so much HAPPINESS so can you imagine how I …

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Dinner Party Menu for Jacob’s Creek | Italian Recipes

DINNER PARTY MENU The Dinner Party Menu is extremely important and changes according to your guests. Italian food is my specialty and at a recent dinner party I hosted I shared LOTS of my favourite homemade dinner recipes with some close family and foodie friends. The special private dinner party was held on behalf of …

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Vincenzo’s Plate NEW KITCHEN DESIGN

KITCHEN DESIGN Suzanne and I have been renovating our Sydney home in the last 6months and the kitchen design was one of the most exciting part. Designing a new kitchen needs time and the best way to use your space properly is to play with the original kitchen area and find the problems. Once you …

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FAKE ITALIAN FOOD you NEVER serve to an ITALIAN

FAKE ITALIAN FOOD You know what I hate? When Restaurants try to change the REAL DEAL. The world is made up of hundreds of cultures and with them come all different types of food. AUTHENTIC FOOD. So why try and change the flavours and call it the same thing? It’s not! Its FAKE! Check out …

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Apple Cider Hazelnut Cocktail Recipe

APPLE CIDER COCKTAIL Living in Australia during the hot, hot Summer means BBQ season. It’s such a popular time to go out with friends and family and enjoy good food and a drink or two with my favourite company. Along with delicious food, it’s pretty common to have a beer with friends and recently I’ve …

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PORCHETTA | Italian Family Feast

Come and enjoy an authentic Italian feast with my family at my great grandparents house in the mountains and watch the true spectacle unfold – slow cooked HOMEMADE PORCHETTA roasted in our woodfire oven. It doesn’t get any better than this. Watch video: Porchetta | slow cooked HOMEMADE PORCHETTA roasted in our woodfire oven E …

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Did you win one of my Aprons?

WINNERS Are you a winner?! Recently I asked all of you to subscribe to my mailing list for the chance to win one of my famous aprons! I get requests for these ALLLLLLL the time so I thought it would be a great opportunity to GIVE BACK! Is your name on the list below? AND …

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Best Fast Food in the World

BEST FAST FOOD IN THE WORLD The thought of Fast Food makes me so angry! When good food is so easily accessible, why do people still eat junk? Let me introduce you to the beach front in Italy at 2am where you can eat some of the best street food in the world – for …

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Nescafe Commercial with Ricky Martin

NESCAFE COMMERCIAL MY TV COMMERCIAL WITH RICKY MARTIN Check out my amazing experience with the incredible and yet humble superstar #RickyMartin I was sooooo lucky to have had the opportunity to work alongside him for a new #Nescafe #TV commercial…even if I didn’t have the courage to ask for a photo! Check out the Nescafe …

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The best restaurant in Rome

Best Restaurant in Rome

BEST RESTAURANT IN ROME Our fantastic Roman adventure continued well into the afternoon when our guide for the day, Lucrezia (from Learn Italian with Lucrezia) revealed her FAVOURITE Roman trattoria – Trattoria Lilli, The Best restaurant in Rome. This authentically rustic spot which is hidden away from the hustle and bustle has a small but …

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Secret Rome Part 1

SECRET ROME Watch the Vlog: Secret Rome with Lucrezia One of Italy’s most popular tourist destinations (and arguably the country’s most well recognised city), Rome, is one of my favourite places to visit. Hundreds of thousands of tourists flock to the ancient city each and every day, most to visit landmarks such as the Colosseum, …

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Alberobello Trulli | The Trulli of Alberobello

ALBEROBELLO TRULLI ALBEROBELLO is a small town situated in the region of Puglia (there is LOTS of delicious food there) which is basically located on the hill of the “boot”. It is like nothing I have ever seen before, almost like a fairytale! Alberobello Trulli | The Trulli of Alberobello I went there with my …

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Bonnyrigg Garden Centre | Vincenzo’s Plate Vlog

BONNYRIGG GARDEN CENTRE This year I want to take you behind the scenes a little, to show you what I get up to when the cameras are off…and I am going to turn them on and include them in a regular Vlog! This behind the scenes journey begins with one of my favourite spots outside …

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Pig Day with the Family | Vincenzo’s Plate Family Tradition

PIG DAY My first Vlog for 2015 is all about one of my most favorite family traditions called Annual Family Pig Day. I couldn’t be there for it last year but when I go home in June, the best Prosciutto, Porchetta and Salami will be waiting for me. Click here to see it all come …

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Sydney Italian Festival – Food and Shows at the Festa

SYDNEY ITALIAN FESTIVAL The Italian Festa Down Under, takes place in the heart of “Little Italy” in Sydney, Leichhardt (also my home!) and brings together lots of traditional Italian food, music and the BEST that Italy has to offer Watch me at the “Norton St Italian Festa” as I have lots of fun: Subscribe to …

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Italian Festival Sydney | The Norton St Festival

ITALIAN FESTIVAL SYDNEY The Norton St Festival (Italian Festival Sydney) is on the last Sunday in October every year and it is full of fun, food and colourful activities for everyone to enjoy. The ITALIAN FESTIVAL SYDNEY takes place in the heart of “Little Italy” Leichhardt (also my home!) and brings together  lots of traditional …

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Italian Aperitivo with Vincenzo’s Plate | An Italian Way of Life

ITALIAN APERITIVO I am very excited to announce that I am launching a brand new series: “Aperitivo with Vincenzo’s Plate” Throughout the series Giuseppe Zagari from Aperitivo Restaurant Sydney will show off his cocktail making skills alongside Vincenzo’s Plate and together we will reveal the essence of an “Aperitivo” with sexy drinks and delicious finger …

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Norton Street Festival 2014 Announcement

NORTON STREET FESTIVAL ANNOUNCEMENT Hi Food Lovers, Will you be in Sydney on Sunday October 26? YOU BETTER BE! The Norton Street Festival is on in Leichhardt which is an awesome street fair about all things ITALIAN and I will be presenting on stage at 1pm. Watch my vlog NOW by clicking PLAY below to …

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Not only a Celebrity Chef | Who is Vincenzo’s Plate

NOT ONLY A CELEBRITY CHEF Hi Guys, Do you want to know more about who is Vincenzo’s Plate? Did you know that I am not a professional chef, but actually a self-taught cook? Watch this video to find out more about me and my other day job…! You will love it: Subscribe to Vincenzo’s Plate …

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Cook Well, Eat Well

COOK WELL, EAT WELL If you call yourself a foodie you should also be an “I love to cook” person. Every day we eat and every meal needs to be special as if it is the last of your life! So every time you cook for yourself, your family or friends make sure you put …

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Italian Countryside

ITALIAN COUNTRYSIDE Castel del Monte, Abruzzo Hi Italian Food Lovers, I want to share my amazing experience at a place in Abruzzo called “Ristoro Mucciante” which basically means a refreshment stop and “Mucciante” is the surname of the owners. The translation of this is funny for me…because it is sooooooo much more than a “refreshment”. …

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Italian Festival

ITALIAN FESTIVAL Hi Food lovers, This is my first official VLOG…well, kind of! It’s a new way to interact with all of you. I love making videos and talking to all of you, so instead of writing blogs every week, I am going to mix it up sometimes and do a “vide-blog”, which is also …

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Sydney Winter VS Italian Summer

ITALIAN SUMMER Hi Food lovers, This is a NEW blog and video post which I hope you will enjoy! It is the first episode of a mini series featuring delicious home made Italian recipes direct from my family home in Italy…! My family has many traditions but one of my favorite, which we are proud …

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Growing up with Great Grandparents

GREAT GRANDPARENTS On the Gran Sasso D’Italia, one of the highest mountains in Italy, there is a small village where my Great Grandparents were born in Villa Petto. They are the parents of my grandmother. Growing up with Great Grandparents means I was very lucky to have the opportunity to learn my family history and …

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Vincenzo’s Plate goes to Fashion Week Sydney

FASHION WEEK SYDNEY Earlier this year, Luca Bronzino and I were very excited to head to Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Sydney, to deliver Vincenzo’s Plate goody bags to beautiful models, stylists and bloggers. Whenever you go to an event or a show, you always leave with a goody bag, but not very often do you …

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White Lasagna | Lasagna Bianca Goes to California

WHITE LASAGNA Hello Food Lovers! This blog is a shout out to Vincenzo’s Plate fan, Martin Phillips who has been supporting me since the beginning of my Vincenzo’s Plate adventure. He is a passionate home cook from Lodi, California who loves food and his family. Martin has created the Blog inhousecook.blogspot.com.au where you can search …

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It’s the name on the box…Thank you Barilla!

BARILLA Hi Italian Foodies, Welcome to the latest Vincenzo’s Plate blog post! I was lucky enough to recently receive a delicious goodie bag from Barilla Australia and I want to share with you my excitement! After Barilla contacted me asking if they could deliver some delicious Barilla products to me and my answer was “OF …

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Wedding In Italy | My Italian Wedding

WEDDING IN ITALY This time last year I got married with the best wife in the world in the most wonderful romantic place in the world: Castello di Septe Mozzagrogna – Italy from the 1500a.c. I really want to share this spectacular experience with you, because this is a typical wedding in Italy, and I consider …

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Grilling with Charcoal Barbecue

GRILLING ON CHARCOAL Hi Food Lovers! I am very excited to present this Vincenzo’s Plate brand new series, “COOKING WITH CHARCOAL”, created with BBQ expert Nick Angelucci from BBQ Aroma. Did you know that grilling on charcoal makes the meat taste incredible? You don’t get the same flavour experience on any other type of BBQ. …

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Byron Bay I LOVE YOU

BYRON BAY What can I say about Byron Bay? BYRON BAY I LOVE YOU!!! I have recently visited Byron Bay and if you don’t know what to expect from Byron Bay, read this and you will have your next holiday planned by Vincenzo’s Plate. When you arrive to Byron Bay you became automatically relaxed because …

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My first post | The Best Italian Food is Homemade!

ITALIAN FOOD The Best Italian Food is Homemade! When I was in Italy my Saturday night dinners were in countryside restaurants around the Centre of Italy. I loved discovering new traditional dishes and fresh authentic meals from various villages. Every day, I was eating priceless unique meals that nowhere in the world you will be …

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