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Monthly Archive for October, 2009

Mushroom and Cauliflower Bake

Serves 4 250gr cauliflower 200gr broccoli 4 eggs 1 garlic clove 1 onion 200gr mushrooms 120gr cherry tomatoes 50gr pitted black olives 80gr asiago cheese (or mozzarella or parmesan) 100ml fresh cream 2 anchovy fillets parsley marjoram olive oil salt & pepper Cut the cauliflower and broccoli into small florets and place in boiling salter […]

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Banana & Date Cake

Nothing beats this cake especially with a cup of tea or coffee! Ingredients: 400g flour 200g butter 200g sugar 200g dates 3/4 ripe bananas pinch of salt pinch of cinnamon 1 tsp baking powder or bicarbonate of soda Sift the flour into a mixing bowl. Add the butter cut into cubes,  the sugar, salt, baking powder […]

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Vegetable Terrine

Serves 8 (as a starter) 3 leeks 150g mange tout 150g green beans 2 yellow peppers 2 red peppers 4 artichoke hearts divided into quarters 3 eggs 2 buffalo mozzarella rosemary, thyme, oregano Cut the top green part of the leeks and throw it away. Also remove and throw the first 2 leaves from the […]

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Yesterday evening I invited over a couple of friends, who like some other few, are like food.. cannot live without! Incidentally they also appreciate the good food so we all gathered around our dinner table and indulged in an enticing menu! (recipes of which to follow soon) So, to tantalize your taste buds imagine a […]

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Smoked Salmon Risotto

Here’s an easy recipe… ideal for a quick lunch or as a starter. Ingredients for 4: 300g carnaroli rice 1 small onion 1 large potato 1 fennel bulb 200g smoked salmon half glass of white wine knob of butter 500ml stock 150g Greek yogurt Finely chop the onion. Peel and cut the potatoes in small […]

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Lo Vottaro

Waiting eagerly for December… not only for Christmastime but even more for our trip to Trentinara in Cilento (Campania, Italy). My parents just returned from an overland tour of Southern Italy wherein they had a fruitful encounter with a sweet Italian couple… I say fruitful or rather foodfull because these blessed human beings come from […]

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Aubergine Parmigiana

Very easy lasagna to prepare but without the pasta sheets – these are replaced by grilled aubergines. Here’s the recipe… prepared it for lunch today… sorry no photo available. Serves 4 4 medium sized aubergines 300gr. ricotta Parmesan cheese grated breadcrumbs 1 small onion 2 cloves garlic basil leaves 500ml tomato puree (passata) olive oil […]

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Julie & Julia

The idea of creating a blog to express my sincere love for food has been brimming in my mind for quite some time now. Yet it engulfed me enough to make me sit down and do it just after I watched the movie Julie & Julia… and here I am creating this blog where you […]

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