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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 […]

Recipes, Vegetarian

Artichoke tart

 

 Like many other Italian foods & ingredients, I enjoyed my first taste of a cooked globe artichoke at my Pops’ Italian deli in my teens. Before then, I would refuse to eat anything that looked odd, especially a beige furry flower thing!! One of my favourite ways to eat artichokes back […]

London, Places to eat, UK

Padella, London Bridge.

 

  Walking out of London Bridge station, my phone vibrates with a Whatsapp message from my friend Tasha, ‘The queue is ridiculous, word has definitely got around.’ I look up from my phone to see a a line of bodies snaking around the front of Padella and across the neighbouring building. I […]

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London, Places to eat, UK

Zafferano – London

 

 Weeknight dinner dates with your besties and loved ones are the best! Along with my favourite Brummie, Jodie and the boy, we decided to treat ourselves to dinner at Zafferano, Belgravia, London. Apart from always finding an excuse to dine at an Italian restaurant, I had roped in the others […]