Fried Polenta with Fresh Tomato, Garlic & Basil Sauce

It was a leftovers supper. I had a lot of polenta left over from the Fegato alla Veneziana I made a couple of evenings ago. At first I felt quite silly for having completely overestimated how much polenta I needed, but as it turned out it led me towards the simplest but most divinely tasty […]

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Fegato alla Veneziana

While I was gathering the ingredients together for this dish I heard the sad news of the death of Antonio Carluccio, the great Italian chef, who did so much to bring good Italian food and an appreciation of it to this country, which he made his home over 40 years ago. I have many of […]

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Italian Sausages with Roasted Pepper Sauce & Polenta

I rarely eat sausages these days (they were a regular supper dish when my kids were small) but a few times I’ve sought out good, authentic Italian sausages for a dish and had no luck finding any. Then the other day I was in Corto Italian Deli buying more taralli – a serious addiction of […]

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