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Monthly Archive for December, 2010

Christmas lunch by Eatmania

It’s been a week of chopping, boiling, rolling, filling, baking and making and finally on Christmas day we served our passionately planned lunch which consisted of: Mixed cured meats from Umbria, aged pecorino cheese, home-made fig and balsamic vinegar chutney, and wild boar pate served on toasted Maltese bread Fresh ox-tail soup Home-made ravioli of broccoli and […]


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Artichoke pasta

Ingredients for 4 persons: 400g short pasta (fusilli lunghi) 4 fresh artichokes 1 small onion 1 fresh garlic bulb 100g pancetta 1/2 glass white wine 1 tin tomato pulp fresh basil salt & pepper extra virgin olive oil Clean the artichokes with the usual process until you obtain the tender hearts. Leave them in cold water […]

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Rosemary pesto

Following the request received for the recipe of the rosemary pesto here it is for all you readers to try it out! Ingredients for 4/6 portions of pasta: 4 sprigs fresh rosemary 100g pine nuts 1 small garlic clove 8 tblsp grated parmesan extra virgin olive oil salt & pepper In a mixing bowl put the rosemary leaves, garlic, […]

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Christmas time invitations!

It is that time of year again when invitations for lunches, dinners and drinks invade your calendar! I love the thrill and warmth of Christmas time! As December begins I buy all my favourite range of Italian cookery magazines and start designing menus and preparing the food which can be made ahead. Needless to say, […]

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