Month: November 2016

Fish & Seafood, Pies and Tarts, Recipes

Italian Cod Mushroom Pie

The final edition to Italian pie week in the TTI kitchen, is this gorgeous cod and mushroom pie. Inspired by a recipe found in the classic Silver Spoon cookbook, it has flavours nodding to seasonal Autumn/winter ingredients. I even had the time to make the shortcrust pastry by scratch but […]

Recipes, Soup & Stews, Vegetarian

Vegetable minestrone with pesto

During the last couple of weeks I have been cooking and eating everything I desire, not giving calories a second thought. However, the problem with being half Italian, is that I may have the Italian mamma gene and need to be careful not to over indulge incase I end up being […]

Recipes, Soup & Stews, Vegetarian

Italian Cauliflower tomato stew

The final dish I cooked this week in the name of cauliflower lovin’, is a this delicious cauliflower tomato stew. The recipe is inspired by an ancient Le Marche (an eastern Italian region) dish which originally uses a special type of anchovy from the region. In this recipe, I have used […]

Recipes, Soup & Stews, Vegetarian

Sicilian Aubergine Caponata

Caponata is a typical Italian dish with many versions from the country’s different regions. Therefore, the last recipe I have decided to cook from the new cook book ‘Sicily’ is a traditional Sicilian Aubergine caponata. It was utterly delicious and extremely easy to throw together. The key to a great […]

Places to eat, UK

Marrocco’s Italian Restaurant, Hove

  On Friday, the boy decided to whisk me away for a last minute trip to Brighton, he thought it would be nice to get out of the city for a night and spend some quality time together. However, more importantly he wanted to take me to Marrocco’s, an authentic […]

Fucina
London, Places to eat

Fucina Italian Restaurant London

This week I had dinner on a girls night out at a new restaurant to the Italian food scene, Fucina. Opened at the beginning of October 2016, it’s located in the heart of Marylebone on the corner of Paddington street and Chiltern street with plans of a paneteria (italian bakery) […]