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Frittata con Zucchine

Frittata con Zucchine

Italians love their frittata, (free-TAH-ta ), a similar dish to the well known French omelette. Eggs are the main ingredient, to which vegetables, cheese, ham or even left over pasta is added according to what is available and what takes your fancy.  While an omelette...

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Polenta with Pancetta & Funghi

Polenta with Pancetta & Funghi

Winter, the cold weather, and let's be honest, the duress of Lockdown 3:0, all seem to call for warming comfort food.    This polenta recipe does it for me.  Polenta, or maize flour, is  a staple food from Northern Italy.  This humble Italian peasant food has become a...

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Sausage and lentil stew

Sausage and lentil stew

What better reason to start our blogs again than having a good recipe and wine to share! This is a warming dish, perfect for an autumn day with unpredictable and cooler weather.  Brown lentils are very much loved in Italy, and especially in the centre regions, where...

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