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Fish & Seafood, Recipes

Braised trout in red wine

 

 This recipe traditionally from Valle d’Aosta is a beautiful & quick recipe involving a simple fillet of trout. Recipes like this just make cooking fish at home easy. No drama! Ingredients (serve 4 people) 4 fillets of trouts 50g Unsalted Butter 1 onion, finely chopped 1 carrot, grated SageFis Rosemary […]

Recipes, Soup & Stews

Rice, Spinach & Pancetta Soup

 

 Tonight’s dinner is this really simple but flavoursome soup from Piemonte, which is called originally Wedding soup. No idea why though; that’s gone right over my head. Ingredients (serves 2) Olive oil 25g Butter 1 garlic clove, chopped 1 celery stick, chopped Parsley Sage 200g Spinach, chopped 700ml Beef stock […]

Recipes

Cod & Potato stew w/ Olives & pine nuts

 

 There are not many things that I don’t eat, but when I was younger it was a different story. I used to be freakishly picky and coming from a Latino/Italian background that was just a hindrance to my poor folks. Especially with my dads deli; so many years I missed […]

Carne (Meat Dishes), Pulses, Recipes

Sausage Tomato Lentil Stew

 

 One of my favourite tv programmes is back on the BBC; ‘Unpacked Italy’ with Giorgio Locatelli & Andrew Graham-Dixon. Love this show; love these twos enthusiasm for their two greatest passions. Love how Giorgio got excited about making this simple ‘peasant’ stew with food from the lands. Unfortunately my ingredients […]