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Tried, Tested, Trusted! Filippo Berio Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Filippo Berio Extra Virgin Olive Oil has come TOP in the Good Housekeeping Institute’s (GHI) “Tried, Tested, Trusted” Extra Virgin Olive Oil Test! The GHI panel blind-tested nine Extra Virgin Olive Oils, evaluating them for appearance, aroma, texture and flavour. You can read the full report on the Good Housekeeping website. Recognition by the GHI […]

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The Filippo Berio Alfa Romeo’s first debut at Silverstone!

You might be aware that last year, we celebrated our 150th anniversary- but a fact you may not know about Filippo Berio is that racing Alfa Romeo’s is part of this 150 year heritage. Eugenio Fontana, who ran our company was a gentleman racer in the 1930’s, pictured here with his Alfa Romeo 8C 2300. […]

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A Sardinian Spring Feast with Mario Olianas!

On Saturday 10th March, we had the pleasure of inviting chef and supper club host Mario Olianas to our inaugural Filippo Berio supper club and cookery event for 2018 at the famous Italian cookery school, La Cucina Caldesi. Mario joined head chef Stefano, and the wonderful team at the school for a Spring feast, Sardinian […]

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Up-cycling your Filippo Berio!

You’ve heard about re-cycling, but did you know about up-cycling? In simple terms, up-cycling is all about breathing new life in to previously used items. Before you throw away any old household posessions, think about how you can update them to be re-used for a different purpose, or simply get out the DIY box, strip […]

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Olive Harvest Time in Italy

If you’re reading this, we’ll assume you enjoy olive oil almost as much as we do at Filippo Berio! But do you know when it’s produced? In Italy, the olive harvest usually commences in late October and, at the latest, finishes in January. Italians prefer to harvest early to achieve a ‘green’, peppery flavour, which […]

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Pasta Masterclass with Carmela Sereno Hayes

As part of our 150th anniversary celebrations, we invited the lovely Carmela, specialist pasta maker, author and food writer to join us at La Cucina Caldesi, for a pasta masterclass on Saturday June 24th. Twenty enthusiastic pasta lovers, joined the team at Filippo Berio to learn the art of specialist pasta making with Carmela, and enjoyed […]

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A Night in Tuscany with Filippo Berio and The Alberti Twins!

On Saturday 29th April, as part of our 150th anniversary celebrations we welcomed 20 Italian cuisine loving foodies, all willing to get their hands stuck into a Tuscan cookery class at La Cucina Caldesi cookery school in Marylebone. Our guest chefs for the evening, joining head chef Stefano Borella were Tony and John Alberti aka […]

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It’s time to eat the seasons!

Why should we eat seasonably? Eating with the seasons means getting back in touch with nature’s rhythms and eating the right thing at the right time. What could be more delicious than a crisp salad when it’s hot and sunny; a wholesome stew when it’s cold? Fruit and veg are at their freshest and tastiest […]

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Olive Oil. More Good News.

Research suggests that Olive Oil isn’t just healthy – it can prevent cancer and help with weight loss too. Professor of clinical medicine and nutritionist,  Dr. Mary Flynn has been studying olive oil for over 20 years; “The general body of research,” she says, “is that once you have two or more tablespoons of Extra […]

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