Vegetarian

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 […]

Pies and Tarts, 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 […]

Recipes, Vegetarian

Fennel, Pepper & Swiss Chard vegetable bake

Sometimes there are those days in life when you just want a plate of healthy goodness for your dinner. This was actually inspired by an Ottolenghi instagram picture that came up recently so I thought i would create my own tiny Italian version. My friend Rob, had been partying hard […]

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, […]