Crema di Mascarpone

Crema di Mascarpone

As Christmas is fast approaching and traditional Italian cakes are in the shops, I thought I would share this recipe of Crema di Mascarpone with you, which is in essence what is used to make Tiramisù, without the coffee. This recipe is the traditional way of making a...
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...
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...
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....