Vegetarian

Chickpea stew with roasted peppers
Pulses, Recipes, Vegetarian

Chickpea stew with roasted peppers

Many that know me, know how much I love my meat now and again. Nothing makes me happier than cooking with my favourite Italian sausage. However, sometimes I am more than happy to have veggies and pulses as the main ingredients in my cooking. I think it’s the southern Italian […]

Recipes, Soup & Stews, Vegetarian

Vegetable minestrone with pesto

During the last couple of weeks I have been cooking and eating everything I desire, not giving calories a second thought. However, the problem with being half Italian, is that I may have the Italian mamma gene and need to be careful not to over indulge incase I end up being […]

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 […]

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 […]