Posts Tagged ‘Recipe’

Revisited: David’s Fresh Peach Chutney Recipe

Home-made peach chutney, with a wedge of strong Pecorino cheese. Delicious !

Take delicious, succulent fresh peaches and transform them into a perfect chutney with David’s very own quick and easy recipe !

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Baking Bread

Two types of flour. And yeast. Bread's two major ingredients

I patted and prodded it all into a pleasing, oval, loaf shape. Which by the time it finally went into the oven had spread and expanded and flattened out a bit to look like a doughy cow-pat…

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David’s Easy Home-Made Limoncello Recipe

My limoncello recipe - doesn;t it look good !

Make delicious Limoncello at home with my quick, easy recipe !

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Recipe: Artichoke Omelette

Don’t bother with salads, spuds or other accompanying veggies that might get in the way of this taste experience. In truth, just a chunk of good, fresh, crusty bread is really all you need.

And probably a large glass of Abruzzo Cerasuolo.

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Recipe: Pomegranate and Sweetcorn Salad

Extract the pomegranate seeds. Which is easier said than done. Absolutely and definitely DO NOT wear your favourite white silk sweater while you’re doing this.

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Recipe: Minestrone. Italy’s Best-Loved Soup

When we’re talking about how to make Minestrone, the great delight is that there is absolutely no definitive recipe. It’s one of the very few Italian dishes that’s genuinely national, but recipes vary from region-to-region; town-to-town; and family-to-family.

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Recipe: Roast Pumpkin Soup

Pumpkin ? Winter Squash ? To be honest, I’ve never been too sure of the difference, but I love them both, especially cut into chunks and roasted – a perfect accompaniment to roast chicken – but even better as the basis of this delicious soup !

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Recipe: Tuscan Bean Soup

Tuscan Bean Soup is one of these great Italian dishes which has no ‘right’ or ‘wrong’ recipe. The two staple ingredients are tomatoes and Cannellini beans – but aside from those, you can pretty much ring the changes to suite your taste.

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Recipe: Roast Red Pepper, Tomato and Borlotti Bean Soup

Though at first sight this exceptionally easy recipe might seem Italian, it’s perhaps best described as “Mediterranean Fusion’, because there’s one key, must-have, non-Italian ingredient without which the soup doesn’t exactly fail – but just doesn’t taste the same.

And what’s that magic ingredient ?

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Recipe: Spaghettini con Pomodorini

When it’s as hot as it has been for the past couple of weeks, nudging into the low 30sC/low90sF most days, the last thing you feel like doing is spending too much time in the kitchen. So try this delicious recipe. It’ll take just 15 minutes to prepare from start to first mouthful and along with some fresh fruit and local cheese – and of course a good bottle of wine – you’ll have made yourself the perfect hot summer’s day meal for two.

You don’t need to be a celebrity chef – or even know the difference between a rolling pin and a bottle opener – to prepare this quick, easy and delicious meal for two.

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