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Mini Panettone - Italian Christmas Bread

Christmas Panettoncini or Mini Panettone – Traditional Italian Fruit Bread

In Bread, Christmas, Italy, Vegetarian On October 13, 2014 0 Comments

This recipe is a smaller take on the popular Italian Christmas fruit-bread, Panettone.  ‘Personal Panettone’, I call them, or Panettoncino if you want to be linguistically correct!  These… Read More »

Traditional Italian Christmas Panettone

Christmas Panettone – Traditional Italian Fruit Bread

In Bread, Christmas, Italy, Vegetarian On October 13, 2014 0 Comments

This recipe is for the popular, and incredibly tasty, Italian Christmas fruit-bread: Panettone. These fruit breads are not only simple to make, they also make great Christmas projects… Read More »

Italian Country Bread from Tavola Mediterranea 2

Italian Country Bread made with Starter (Pasta Madre)

In Ancient Recipes, Bread, Italy, Vegetarian On September 9, 2014 0 Comments

We all need to understand one basic thing in life: there’s no need to ever buy bread from the shops when you know how to make your own. It’s… Read More »

Sauteed Cicoria with Lemon

Sauteed Cicoria (Chicory or Dandelion Greens) with Lemon

In Italy, Sides, Vegan, Vegetarian On August 4, 2014 0 Comments

I had the pleasure of sampling cicoria (pronounced chi-ko-rea) for the first time when I was in Rome last summer.  At first sight on the table, to North… Read More »

Traditional Italian Christmas Panettone

Christmas Panettone – Traditional Italian Fruit Bread (Vegan)

In Bread, Italy, Vegan, Vegetarian On December 1, 2013 2 Comments

This recipe is for the popular, and incredibly tasty, Italian Christmas fruit-bread: Panettone. These fruit breads are not only simple to make, they also make great Christmas projects… Read More »

Mini Panettone - Italian Christmas Bread

Christmas Panettoncini or Mini Panettone – Traditional Italian Fruit Bread (Vegan)

In Bread, Italy, Vegan, Vegetarian On December 1, 2013 2 Comments

This recipe is a smaller take on the popular Italian Christmas fruit-bread, Panettone.  ‘Personal Panettone’, I call them, or Panettoncino if you want to be linguistically correct!  These… Read More »

lemon ricotta tart lores landscape

A Week in Ravello – Lemon and Ricotta Tart

In Cheese, Italy, Limone Sfusato, Vegetarian On November 24, 2013 4 Comments

The culinary use of lemons is often limited to garnishes, desserts or liqueurs. But this citrus fruit can do so much more than simply flavour water and liquor… Read More »

Sourdough Starter Tavola Mediterranea

Sourdough Starter – Biga or Lievito Madre

In Ancient Recipes, Bread, Vegan, Vegetarian On October 27, 2013 0 Comments

Give us this day our daily bread — and a good starter is what every household needs to make it! First of all, we all need to understand… Read More »

Photo by Paolo Costa Baldi. License: GFDL/CC-BY-SA 3.0

A Week in Ravello – Cooking with Lemons

In Feature Articles, Italy, Lemons, Limone Sfusato On September 21, 2013 0 Comments

To see the Amalfi Coast for the first time is absolutely breath-taking; the colour of the sky and the sea seems that much bluer there than it does… Read More »

ricotta ravioli with lemon butter

A Week in Ravello – Ricotta Ravioli with Lemon Brown Butter Sauce

In Cheese, Italy, Limone Sfusato, Pasta, Vegetarian On September 21, 2013 0 Comments

The culinary use of lemons is often limited to garnishes, desserts or liqueurs. But this citrus fruit can do so much more than simply flavour water and liquor… Read More »