Broad Beans, Artichoke Hearts & Peas

It began with a gift. Linda and George, who have been staying with me for a few days, visiting from Spain, went off to a family wedding in Cambridge on Friday. They returned with a gift from George’s sister-in-law; she’d sent me some cabbages and broad beans from her allotment. They came in a huge […]

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‘Drowned’ Cauliflower – Adding the ‘wow’ factor to cauliflower

I’ve been so enjoying the wonderful BBC2 series, Sicily Unpacked, with Andrew Graham-Dixon and Giorgio Locatelli that it’s got me thinking Sicilian cooking.  This was a recipe I used to cook a lot from Antonio Carluccio’s Vegetables, a really lovely book that – as the title suggests – is all about Italian ways of cooking […]

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