Tag Archives: vegetarian

Cheese and Polenta Casserole – pasticcio di polenta

Aha! if this photo could speak … notice a glass of martini on the left? I needed one … that’s all I can say.  I was getting a trifle flustered, at this stage, about 6 :30 p.m. shall we say, … Continue reading

Posted in Basic Techniques, Contorni and/or side dishes, Herbs and plants, italian home food, Loving the Leftovers | Tagged , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

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

Posted in Contorni and/or side dishes, italian home food, Secondi (main course, usually meat based), Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | 5 Comments

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

Posted in Secondi (main course, usually meat based) | Tagged , | Leave a comment