Category Archives: usually meat based)

Carbonara Cauliflower Mac n’ Cheese

“Loving the Leftovers” … that is a category I added to my posts because ” l’arte del riciclo “, which translates into English as the art of using leftovers, is all about creating a FRESH dish using the remains of … Continue reading

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Nutty about nuts! – Curry Nut Roast

Nuts are a wonderful invention of Nature and it’s a shame, really, that we tend to eat nuts mainly, or only, as ‘nibbles’, to accompany a drink at happy hour, or to add crunch to a cake. They are full … Continue reading

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Pushing My luck with Porchetta – A Second Attempt

So chuffed was I by my first attempt at making porchetta that I just had to try it a second time and brave the chance of beginner’s luck not sustaining me this time around. Result?  Glee.  Tee hee!  All went … Continue reading

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Tongue in chic and Salsa Verde

This is the last post for this month which was dedicated to beautiful catastrophes of the Zorba kind that can happen even in the most professional of kitchens.  Today’s catastrophic element is the way I went about making ‘salsa verde’ to accompany boiled tongue. I … Continue reading

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