Category Archives: Italian

Roasted raspbery jam

Image via Wikipedia With a glut of raspberries to deal with the search for a great jam recipe revealed two very similar techniques – involving roasting the fruits in the oven. Rose Gray & Ruth Rogers in ‘River Cafe Cook … Continue reading

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Pappa al pomodoro

Image by WordRidden via Flickr I’ll admit it – I’ve seen this recipe in just about every italian cook-book I own and always skimmed over it giving it little consideration.(And I can’t believe I’m alone in this!) It’s hardly surprising … Continue reading

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Some excellent Italian food blogs

Still searching for the ultimate spaghetti carbonara… I came across this superb list of Italian foodie blogs – definitely one to check out. http://www.blogs.com/topten/top-10-exquisite-italian-food-blogs/

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Giving ‘spag bol’ a twang

Image by avlxyz via Flickr The stalwart student standby spaghetti bolognese has become a standard fixture on our weekday menu – simple ingredients, cheap and usually well-received by the ‘on me knees in front of the telly’ contingent. For Italian … Continue reading

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My new cookbook

The Silver Spoon – ‘the bible of Italian cooking’ This is a monster of a book – reputedly given to Italian brides as a wedding gift, it covers just about every aspect of Italian cuisine imaginable. I have now been … Continue reading

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Qype: Arte Bianca in Tunbridge Wells

Tunbridge Wells – Food & Drink – Delicatessen Becoming increasingly popular with locals and resident italians this great little deli serves top-quality panini’s (around £3.50 – with a full range of fillings from the deli counter) and a dish-of-the-day for … Continue reading

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Signor Zilli Bar in London

Image via Wikipedia London – Pubs & Bars – Bars Working in Frith Street for several years meant walking past this well established Soho bar every night – and stopping in for a ‘quick one’ which usually meant a few … Continue reading

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