These bikkies are sooo moreish... but that's ok... they don't really fall into the 'sinful' foods category, or at least, that's what I like to tell myself. Before you head to the pantry to see whether you've got all the ingredients, make sure you have a sharp knife. I have a trusty ten year old serrated … Continue reading Almond Bread
Traditionally, Saltimbocca is made using thinly sliced tender veal, topped with a sage leaf and slice of prosciutto, all coated in flour and seared in a pan. But today we experimented with this formula to see if we could still achieve the "jump in your mouth" sensation. (AKA.. saltimbocca). There is one element of the traditional dish … Continue reading Helter-Skelter Saltimbocca
Perfecting the Mushroom Risotto...
Easy Slow Cooking
This is a simple recipe and one that mum remembers from the time when she was a little girl living in Southern Italy amongst the olive groves and vineyards. It was a time when ingredients and produce where simple, but full of flavour as they were allowed plenty of time to grow and mature. This recipe combines … Continue reading Southern Italian Veal Braciole
Southern Italian Cooking
Pronounced "Bre-zah-o-lah. What is Bresaola??..I hear you say... Well, you are onto a good thing if your local deli has bresaola in stock, even better if it is Italian bresaola. Popular in Northern Italy, bresaola is a cured beef. It is usually served thinly sliced with black pepper, a squeeze of fresh lemon and a dash of … Continue reading Bresaola Involtini w/ Figs, Rocket & Walnuts
Easy Football Eats!
Preserving your Tomato Passata... Cook once, eat twice..or maybe five or six times!
As previously mentioned, Salted Cod is an easy and affordable option for Fish Night. But if you need some convincing.....then you might like to know that it is a good source of Omega fats.....and has relatively low levels of mercury. On the downside.... it is considered by many as an acquired taste. So if you are … Continue reading Baccalà in Bianco