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Cavatelli with pork sausage, peas and cinnamon - The Food of Love Cookery School giveaway

I loved my visit to Sicily last year. When the going gets tough, I think of Ortigia, that little island that is part of Siracusa, in the south east corner of Sicily. 662 more words

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Linguine with zucchini ribbons, lemon and mint

This season I planted four zucchini (courgette) seedlings in mamma’s garden. I’d put them all in one garden bed and my brother-in-law, who also plants vegetables in mamma’s large garden suggested that I might like to move a few plants as zucchinis take up so much room when they mature. 541 more words


5 classics ways with Prosecco

Mamma was born in the tiny town of Mansue’ which is in the province of Treviso, in the Veneto region of Italy. Prosecco, the delicious italian sparkling wine is made in Conegliano and in Valdobbiadene, near the Piave river, also in the same province of Treviso. 1,099 more words

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Sweet potato and ricotta gnocchi - gluten free

I have ways loved first courses more than any other part of the meal. Give me pasta, risotto or gnocchi any day over a meaty main course. 770 more words

Verdure - Vegetarian Dishes, Salads

Chestnut pasta with mushrooms

The smell of chestnuts roasting reminds me of when I lived in Italy as a child. I have a vivid memory of a frosty winter night, Christmas shopping with the family, all rugged up in coats, hats and scarves and the piazza bright with Christmas lights. 795 more words

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Green pasta - an experiment in "cucina povera"

La cucina povera (peasant cooking/poor man’s food) is a term that you might have heard before. The Two Greedy Italians use the term frequently in their cooking shows when they are cooking simple meals made with few ingredients, often grown locally and costing little. 1,006 more words


Wild rocket pesto - picked today, gone tomorrow

This morning I was at my mother’s place and she told me that the gardener was coming tomorrow to clear some of the garden beds so we could plant tomatoes and basil. 588 more words