August 12, 2018.Reading time 9 minutes.
Here I am still in Italian mode. If it’s been a theme of the past week, it’s certainly a theme in my life – learning Italian, Italian friends, cooking Italian food more than any other, travelling to Italy at least once or twice a year … and being called Nonna (Italian for grandmother) by my little […]
July 29, 2018.Reading time 7 minutes.
I bought Gino D’Acampo’s Hidden Italy on the spur of the moment; it was on offer in WH Smith for a bargain £7. I’ve got a few of Gino’s books now. Like a true and good Italian, he keeps things simple, reasonably authentic – and his recipes work! Which isn’t something that can be said […]
March 2, 2015.Reading time 5 minutes.
These pages may have been silent for a couple of weeks but it’s been far from silent in the Single Gourmet Traveller’s household. A temporary homemade food delivery service started up a week ago and pans with boeuf bourguignon, lamb tagine, shepherd’s pie and the occasional fruit crumble or bought dessert treat made their way from […]
September 29, 2012.Reading time 5 minutes.
Celeriac salad is one of my favourite ingredients of a crudites starter in a French restaurant. Often accompanied by grated carrots, diced beetroot, finely sliced cucumber salad, radishes and, really, any vegetable in season that’s nice eaten raw, there are few things that beat it as a fresh and delectable way to begin a meal. Linda […]
January 10, 2012.Reading time 6 minutes.
My daughter rang over the weekend to ask if I had some vegetable tagine recipes and by the time I’d scanned a few and sent them by email, I’d decided to make one myself. I love making tagines: not only does it bring back wonderful memories of exciting and exotic Marrakesh (see Moroccan Meal post), […]