Pasta & Lentils…

  I wanted to share with you over this cold spell a recipe that will keep you warm most certainly but may produce a spell of extra wind! Calling the [...]

By |February 5th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Malloreddus alla Campidanese from #apassionforpasta

Gnocchi sardi with sausages and tomato Malloreddus alla Campidanese Back to basics with ‘Malloreddus’ using semola rimacinata – di grano durno (semolina flour) and hot water. Such a pleasing pasta [...]

By |January 30th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

A little nostalgia from school day dinners!

Who remembers chocolate toothpaste or should I say does anyone remember this teeth cloying dessert that I still think of with a beaming smile? I grew up in Bedford known [...]

By |January 28th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Whipped Milk Polenta…….

Polenta   If I excitedly mutter the words polenta the response I normally receive is a grunt of utter disappointment and dread! This saddens me desperately because polenta is not [...]

By |December 28th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Pizza dough… tear, fold and enjoy! #FilippoBerio

Tear and fold, that’s the only way!! When I say let’s have pizza for dinner tonight you’ll most certainly hear my children cheer with excitement and relish at the very [...]

By |November 26th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Jam cushions…

  I’m already missing the Great British Bake Off. The programme always spurs us on to cook, bake and most certainly eat more whilst gaining a few extra pounds. That [...]

By |November 20th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Spinach spätzle sparrows with a taleggio drizzle

Spinach spätzle sparrows with a taleggio drizzle Inspiration can be found all around us. Be it in a book, a simple conversation, a dish we’ve eaten, an aroma, a change [...]

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

Savoiardi biscuit

To dip or not to dip that is the question? As the ‘Great British Bake Off’ frenzy has hit our hungry nation again I thought it was only apt to [...]

By |October 14th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Tomato corzetti pasta … From master craftsman to pastaia!

  Corzetti pasta becomes edible art! I was never much of an artist at school and in all honesty my drawing is still as basic as an excitable 4 year [...]

By |September 29th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Lemon & strawberry tiramisu….

When I say tonight’s dessert or pudding is tiramisu some diners have a wonderful smile and a zest of anticipation and excitement on their faces whilst the remaining few fall [...]

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