Tags » 1. Antipasti (appetizers)

Smoked Eel and Caramelized Celeriac Mousse with Hazelnuts

If you’ve been following my blog for some time, you may have noticed I really like the pairing of smoked eel with celeriac. And here is yet another dish based upon that combination, with the addition of toasted hazelnuts. 493 more words

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Roasted Artichokes (Carciofi al Forno)

I don’t prepare artichokes very often, because they are usually too expensive for what will be left after you clean them. This is what I commented when… 659 more words

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Leek and Squash Tart

When Paola presented this savory tart on her blog she suggested to make this quickly before Spring arrives, as this leek and squash tart is more suitable for Winter. 583 more words

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Mexican Shrimp Meatball Soup (Albóndigas de Camarón)

Following other blogs is a great way to discover new recipes. I saw a Mexican shrimp meatball soup on my blogging buddy’s Kathryn’s blog, Anotherfoodieblogger… 620 more words

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Celeriac Three Ways with Smoked Eel Ravioli

Celeriac and smoked eel work very well together, and I’ve posted recipes using them before. This time, I added hazelnuts to the mix and created a restaurant style appetizer. 711 more words

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Baby Octopus Alla Diavola (Moscardini alla Diavola)

You can encounter baby octopus in a hot red sauce all along the long Italian coastline. “Alla diavola” refers to the use of chilli flakes. You can make it as hot or as mild as you like. 282 more words

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Crispy Egg with Smoked Eel (Failed Experiment)

After the positive reactions to the report of my failure trying to make oyster sauce from fresh oysters, here is another experiment that didn’t turn out so well. 784 more words

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