Arancini.

As promised in my last post here is a clever idea for using up leftover risotto, arancini. This is an absolute treat, a dish I have served in various different ways, stuffed with different cheeses, meats or ragu it is fantastic every time. Arancini are stuffed deep fried balls of risotto rice, I have seen…

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…

Proper Spaghetti Carbonara.

Yes more pasta. I have made a lot of it recently which may have been reflected in my earlier posts, I am very passionate about it and the mind really does boggle at the thought of how many things you can actually do with the egg and flour mixture. I read a book the other…

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…