As the warmer weather starts to infiltrate the British skies, its time to start thinking about the food trends we'll see popping up at our summer soirees this year.
Our projection is that Britalian infusions will spring through using seasonal British ingredients in a modern Italian way.
Britalian is a bricolage which offers a mixture of two culinary greats with flavours spanning two continents as well as traditional techniques fused together.
But the Britalian food trend hasn't always had an easy ride. A few years ago it was heavily criticised by epitomised Italian chefs, who favoured the more traditional trattoria process and creating lengthy recipes. We strongly believe (and hey, we're in a decade of collaborations) Britalian has the chance to put a modern spin on classics, making them speedier to prepare but just as flavoursome. Best of both worlds? We think so.
Here are a few treats we've rounded up for a sample menu: