Tag Archives: italian

Alfresco summer dining: outdoor lunch and outdoor dinner ideas

Alfresco summer dining is one of the joys of the summer season. One of the [...]

Spirit of Summer Fair 2016

The Spirit of Summer Fair is a wonderful opportunity to explore independent designs from boutiques [...]

Outdoor entertaining ideas for spring

The beautiful warmer months of spring are finally on their way! With the warmer temperature [...]

How handcrafted linen is made

ALLÓRA’s artisans create beautiful linen products by hand, using techniques passed down through generations to [...]

How to enjoy the best Italian coffee

Italian coffee culture is world-renowned. Coffee first came to Italy from the Middle East, but [...]

ALLÓRA recommends foodie blogger The Midnight Baker

The ALLÓRA team would like to introduce The Midnight Baker, otherwise known as Judy, a [...]

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A Heart-Shaped Biscotti Recipe for Valentine’s Day

As Valentine’s Day approaches, the ALLÓRA team has been inspired to create beautiful love-themed gifts [...]


The traditions of the Italian Carnevale

The Carnevale of Italy – sometimes known as martedí grasso – is one of the most [...]

How to use Pantone’s Colours of 2016, Rose Quartz and Serenity

Every year, Pantone – the paint creator renowned across the interior design and artistic industries [...]

The History of Glassmaking

The human race has used glass for centuries. Looking around in a modern day world, [...]

A healthy Italian start to 2016

The Italian way of life has often been lauded as being one of the best [...]

A Traditional Italian Christmas Eve

  Christmas Eve, or Natale as it is known in Italy, is a very special [...]