Recipes

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.

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 […]

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 […]

Pulses, Recipes

Cannellini bean, pancetta, kale tomato stew

There is nothing I love more than a stew in the winter, especially one that takes no time at all.   Ingredients 1 tin Peeled Tomatoes 1 tin Cannellini bean 150g Pancetta, diced 100g Kale 1 Onion, chopped 2 garlic, cloves Chilli flakes , pinch Mix of Italian herbs (Oregano, […]

Contorni (Side dishes), Recipes, Vegetarian

Panzarella Salad

Summer right here in a mouthful. Can be served as a side dish with meat/fish on the side. Or a lovely light lunch on its own. Absolute winner and easy as anything to throw together. Ingredients 2-3 people Sour dough bread, a few slices Extra Vergine Olive oil 1 red onion, […]