Carmela

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Frugal filled peppers, are they too posh for the south?

Frugal filled peppers, are they too posh for the south?   We are still currently in the depths of a chaotic winter. Will it ever end? I can’t believe how [...]

By |February 16th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Grandmothers tart – Torta della Nonna

Grandmothers tart - Torta della Nonna Holding a strong similarity to the famous and very much loved cinnamon dusted custard tart, the ‘torta della nonna’ has the added joy of [...]

By |January 25th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Fava bean flour farfalle with pan-fried tomatoes & pinenuts (Hodmedod’s flour)

Fava bean flour farfalle with pan-fried tomatoes & pinenuts (Hodmedod's flour) A beautiful shape with many names, Farfalle can also be known as butterflies, bows and angel wings. All delicious [...]

By |January 19th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Fresh egg yolk raviolo with browned butter & sage – Using ‘Hodmedod’ pea flour

Fresh egg yolk raviolo with browned butter & sage - Using 'Hodmedod' pea flour I could without fail eat a large, fresh egg yolk raviolo every day of the week, [...]

By |January 18th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Belly warming sausages and lentil stew…

Belly warming Umbrian lentils and sausage stew ‘New Year, New You’?! I keep hearing, reading and seeing that patronising heading everywhere! It’s exhausting to say the least. I’m happy with [...]

By |January 15th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Panforte – Sweet Italy.

Panforte – Sweet Italy   I always find that Christmas is the one time of the year where I take a little moment to reflect. I wonder is it because [...]

By |December 28th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Biscotti per natale

PISTACHIO & DARK CHOCOLATE BISCUITS   The Christmas tree is up and the battle of who has the best twinkly lights in the street is a go-go. As Christmas approaches [...]

By |December 23rd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Chickpea balls….

I just had to share this recipe with you as I'm a little in love with the cost as well as the instant simplicity. Using tinned chickpeas echoes cucina povera [...]

By |November 29th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Pumpkin and amaretti tortelli – Tortelli di zucca #APASSIONFORPASTA

The time of year is upon us when we are littered with the beauty that is the humble pumpkin. This autumnal delight does raise a somewhat childlike smile to my [...]

By |November 21st, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Autumnal gingerbread cake….. one slice is never enough!

Around 7 years ago I was invited to an open evening locally in the village of Higham Ferries. The venue was a quaint and very beautiful shop called ‘The Cranberry [...]

By |November 15th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments