Tag Archives: antipasto

Pan Braised Fennel and Ricotta Starter

Fennel is one of the least beloved vegetables in my family.  It will get nibbled at if a dip is in the vicinity, and it will even be appreciated in an orange and fennel salad – but that’s about it. … Continue reading

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Repeat Post: all about blanching anchovies

This is a bit of a cheat post … in that I am re-posting something I wrote two years ago regarding fresh anchovies and how to process them to make them fit for an antipasto.  My conscience is somewhat assuaged … Continue reading

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Mozzarella and Pumpkin — an odd couple?

I remember being gobsmacked  when reading about a recipe for a summer dish consisting of mozzarella and melon — it seemed such a risqué combination then to me (we’re talking 2004) whereas now I think of it as old, albeit … Continue reading

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