The Tiny Italian – Find a great selection of Italian recipes inspired from my travels around Italy and family cooking. Find anything from quick delicious pasta dinners to scrumptious slow cooked stews.

lentil mushrooms ragu
Pasta, Gnocchi & Polenta, Recipes, Vegetarian

Lentil mushroom ragu pasta

This easy and simple lentil mushroom ragu is a great vegetarian “bolognese’ alternative if looking for a meat-free option. Many popular pasta dishes always contain meat. I’m thinking of bolognese, carbonara and classic meat lasagna. However, as this dish proves, no meat is needed to create a flavoursome unforgettable pasta […]

garlic mushroom pasta
Pasta, Gnocchi & Polenta, Recipes, Vegetarian

Garlic mushroom lemon pasta

Mushrooms are my latest obsession. Shitake, portabello, chestnut and even those little white button ones. If it’s a ‘shroom’, it’s grabbed my attention. So last week I decided to cook an absolute tonne with them. I’ve always been quite partial to a mushroom. But this latest fascination kicked off after […]

Italian fishcakes
Fish & Seafood, Recipes

Italian fishcakes with parsley sauce

I recently got a craving for fishcakes one evening while watching TV. I can easily binge on food shows, especially a good cooking competition. I’ve watched them all; Masterchef, GBBO, British best menu and even those on random tv channels. My recent new obsession is ‘Britains Best Home Cook’ with […]