Tag Archives: kale

Loving the Leftovers – Kale Fritters and Meatballs made with Boiled Meat (Riclico con Cavolacci Fritti e Polpette di Bollito)

I would hate to cast aspersion on the Ayurvedic approach to eating which puts such a premium on freshness that it literally abhors and shuns the very notion of re-heating any food, on the grounds that such food will have … Continue reading

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Kale Soup and the Sausage

I dedicate this post to Johnny Hepburn of ” feedthepiglet.wordpress.com ” whose take on soup never fails to amaze me as I look on and imagine the layers of taste constituted by him therein.  He is a superb soup maker. First, … Continue reading

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Mid-week Supper: Veal Piccata, Pan-Fried Kale and Potatoes, and Cauliflower Cheese

Caveat emptor: this is a very long post with three recipes in it — none of which is particularly exciting by the way.  What it is … is … very decent, hearty, and just the ticket when the weather has … Continue reading

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