Tag Archives: fried food

My favourite Batter for Courgette Blossoms

There are as many batters as you care to make.  That became my conclusion a few years ago when I was experimenting with batters for courgette blossoms or fiori di zucca as they are called in Italian.  Traditionally in Rome, … Continue reading

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Aubergine and Mozzarella Sandwiches

Yet another recipe involving frying … I must be obsessed, what can I say.  My mother taught me this recipe a few years ago and it immediately met with my high FFF (fried food fanatic) standards. I made it as … Continue reading

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Aubergine cutlets – Cotoletta di melanzana al pecorino

I love the word ‘cutlet’, it has such a nice, comforting old-fashioned ring to it.  The word is used here, I believe, to remind us that although the cutlet in question is actually made up of a vegetable (the aubergine) … Continue reading

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Mozzarella in carrozza, a favourite with any FFF

There are a number of struggles to be stoically borne when practising the noble art of meal preparation; paramount amongst them, to my mind, is the curious fact that fried foods and oven-baked vegetables are somehow more delicious during the … Continue reading

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Fried aubergines … naughty but nice

I think the title says it all … I had three ageing aubergines languishing in my vegetable basket and making me feel very guilty for not having eaten them sooner.  Vegetables are best eaten in their prime, that goes without … Continue reading

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