Monthly Archives: May 2011

Crespelle with Spinach, Ricotta and Taleggio

Now that we all know how to make ‘crespelle’ (thin pancakes just like crepes) — see ‘The Peerless Pancake’ post — and now that we all know how easy it is to make bechamel — see ‘The Queen of Sauces’ … Continue reading

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Salvia fritta

There is a saying in Rome that fried food is so good, even a fried sole (as in sole of a shoe) would taste good.  And who am I to disagree? Basically … one can fry just about any vegetable … Continue reading

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Tiramisu for high temperatures

I am one of those people who eats raw fish, raw oysters, raw meat even (as in a carpaccio or steak tartare) and raw eggs but I do understand how people can worry over the issue of safety rearing its … Continue reading

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Hurry-Up Pasta – With Broccoletti and Tomatoes

Hurry-up pasta is the pasta one makes when one is in a hurry … duh! … and nearly always at lunch-time (most people are not in a hurry come supper-time).  It is made up of whatever is available in the … Continue reading

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Steamed sea-bream and potato Salad

Earlier this month, I wrote a post on how to cook a whole fish in an avalanche of salt in the oven.  Today, instead, I will show you how to steam a whole fish on the stove top.  Today it’s … Continue reading

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King prawns and potato salad

I simply adore shellfish whichever way they’re served … raw, quickly boiled, pan fried, seared, grilled, in a garlic sauce, in a cream sauce, in a Thai curry, in an Indian curry … prawns, shrimps, crayfish, lobster mmmmmm. And they … Continue reading

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The issue over fish

My next post will be about a recipe making use of very good quality fish, and very expensive fish for that reason, in a way that can feed many people.  Not as ambitious as Jesus’s miracle at the Wedding of … Continue reading

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