Saffron Risotto.

Risotto, the versatile savory rice dish, amazing. Another Italian dish that can be done in so many ways and paired with many meats, fish and vegetables. The first one I ever made was a vegetarian risotto of goats cheese and butternut squash, the sour goats cheese worked in harmony with the sweet honey like squash…

Parmesan and herb crusted Salmon, Potato Gnocchi and Pesto.

I often put this little number on the menu at the pub, simple and elegant yet very tasty. The lemon in the pesto works perfectly with the rich salmon, the gnocchi beautiful and fluffy like little pillows of joy as they say and the sharp parmesan all mingle in harmony. Cook time 1 and a…

Stuffed Focaccia.

A lot like pizza dough this bread is wonderful alone as a snack or great as a side dish to accompany an array of meals. I haven’t made it for about 3 years, I used to serve it with tapas accompanied with a handful of dips and other bits and bobs to nibble at. Today…

World Pasta Day?

Ok apparently its world pasta day today, I never realised there was such a thing and why didn’t anyone tell me? I only just missed national curry week recently! So anyway after a long day I came home and decided to do a post about some basic pasta shapes to celebrate this spaghetti fest. With…

Braciole

Not tried this one before but am very keen to give it a whirl so let’s get straight to it. Ingredients serves 2: 2 12oz sirloin steaks 1 ball of mozzarella Handful of basil leaves 1 jar sundried tomatoes Handful grated Parmesan 4 slice Parma ham Homemade tomato sauce (refer to my last post) Homemade…