Main courses

Frittelle con fiori di zucca (Fried zucchini flowers)

This is another fantastic recipe that I learnt from an Italian mamma here and it’ll make you feel healthy and sinful at the same time!!  Frittelle basically just means ‘small fried things’, so this dish is pretty versatile in that you can just take any small vegetable of your choice, dip it in batter and deep… Continue reading Frittelle con fiori di zucca (Fried zucchini flowers)

Main courses

Bangers and Mash (with gorgeous gravy)

After living in Italy and travelling around Europe for a few years, I’ve come to understand a few British stereotypes and there’s one that sticks out more than others… …BRITISH FOOD IS DISGUSTING. Speak to anyone from outside the UK and they’ll tell you horror stories of  ERASMUS placements surviving on Dominoes and Supernoodles. Or… Continue reading Bangers and Mash (with gorgeous gravy)

Main courses

Ribollita di spinaci (Spinach soup)

There’s nothing worse than freezing your bum off in a cold apartment especially when it’s the first week back at work after Christmas!  So what can you do to give yourself a little pick me up?? Something very simple, very lazy and very warming…in the words of  Marie-Antoinette…  “Let them eat SOUP!”….  (or something to… Continue reading Ribollita di spinaci (Spinach soup)