Tagliatelle ai funghi

Tagliatelle ai funghi

The key for this recipe is “funghi porcini “  I am lucky enough that my dad picks them and I always come home from Italy with a little bag of dried...

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Pasta & Vongole

Pasta & Vongole

Pasta & Vongole (Spaghetti with Clams)This is my bestie favourite dish! She’s discovered that you can get frozen clams from Morrisons so when s...

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Risotto con la zucca

Risotto con la zucca

Nice and easy mid week meal Risotto rice (don’t be deceived, you don’t need as much as you think. I always cook too much !) Pancetta Gorgonzola Par...

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Genovese

Genovese

Despite the name (from Genoa) this recipe comes from Naples! It’s a lovely onions 🧅 stew , very easy to make (especially if you use a slow cooker)B...

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COTOLETTE

COTOLETTE

Another Italian mid-week dish idea for you … Breast chicken, sliced and breaded (I add all my spices to the eggs . Herbs, salt and pepper) sha...

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CALZONE Pizza

CALZONE Pizza

Here is a great Friday night meal that my kids love! Essentially a calzone is a folded pizza that looks like an Italian Cornish pasty I mak...

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Pasta con la zucca

Pasta con la zucca

Oct 23 I’m staying at my parents for a few days, and my dad has just made one of my favourite dishes for this season. Pasta Butternut squash ...

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Pollo della Nonna

Pollo della Nonna

I just want to remind you all that I am NOT a chef but a frustrated mum that struggles to come up with new dinners ideas  This is a chicken dis...

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CROSTATA (jam tart)

CROSTATA (jam tart)

This is one of my son’s favourite (apparently I don’t make it often enough!!) 2 eggs 300gr flour 150gr caster sugar 150ml veg oil 1 tea spoon ...

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Pasta & Ricotta

Pasta & Ricotta

Another super easy mid-week dish Only few ingredients that you probably have in the cupboard, just need to get some ricotta cheese from the shop....

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Torta Fritta

Torta Fritta

Apart from a lot of DIY my dad has been very busy cooking! This is a typical dish from the Emilia Romagna region in Italy. It’s fried pizza dough...

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Pasta al Tonno

Pasta al Tonno

This is one of Luca’s favourite pasta dishes (cooked by my dad!) Most of my pasta sauces can be made while the pasta is cooking so it’s nice &a...

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