Broad-bean (Fava) Purée

Broad-bean (Fava) Purée

This lovely green Broad-bean Fava Purée topping featured among the nibbles in our recent wine-tasting events and it went down a treat on both occasions. The recipe of broad-bean fava purée topping is from a well-loved Italian cookery book by Ursula Ferrigno.  It is...
Wine & Tapas

Wine & Tapas

A new post after a long break, and not for lack of wanting; time really does fly while having fun… The wine tasting on the 7th of November was dedicated to Spain, and we had the pleasure of having Guillermo Sanchez with us, along with some of the lovely food that he...
Patè di Crostini ai Funghi

Patè di Crostini ai Funghi

These Mushroom Crostini are the second recipe from our Wine Tasting nibbles!  An easily made starter that takes little time to prepare, about 20 minutes with 15 minutes cooking time,  it is very reasonably priced and has a wonderful taste! It needs to be chilled for...
Frittata di Zucchine!

Frittata di Zucchine!

Italians love their frittata, (free-TAH-ta ) which is a simpler version of the more famous French omelette.   It is a dish where eggs are the main ingredient, and to which vegetables, cheese, meat or even left over pasta is added according to what is available and...