Every month without failing a package arrive from Italy. It often contains something for the kids, a lovely handwritten note from my mum and my beloved Sale & Pepe (a fantastic Italian cookery magazine). I always look for the Italian regional recipes that the magazine often features. Even after a […]
For many years I ran cookery classes at the local college. The first course I organised proved to be very popular and has been sold out for many many times. I think the secret of the success was because it included food from nearly every […]
Moving abroad had open my horizons and I discovered Italian recipes that don’t exist in Italy. Since then I tasted garlic bread, spaghetti and meatballs, pasta alfredo and many more dishes that are the results of Italian emigrants adapting their recipes to the customs of the country […]
Cooking for an Italian is as vital as breathing and walking, and often we don’t cook from a recipe, but somehow we know how to make the most of what we’ve got. Very often in Italian cookbooks there are terms like q.b. (quanto basta) it […]
I love a Doner Kebab, especially enjoyed with a cold drink, but often is fatty and I’m never sure of the quality of the meat they use. I did this recipe many times and my family love it; it’s from the TV programme “Eat well […]
I’ve been totally obsessed with clouds, they are a neverending font of joy and wonder. Probably it has something to do with me growing up watching Heidi on the telly, I don’t know. I just find them fascinating, and I always look up at […]
A new chapter is starting and I’m ready!
I’m armed with a new notebook to add my favourite recipes and my favourite cookbooks and history of food are super ready 🙂