Tagliata would normally be made for a crowd but here is a version for two from Nigella Lawson’s ” Nigellissima”. Serve with fries, steamed potatoes or bread , and /or a rocket salad.
This version from Nigella Lawson’s ” Nigellissima” uses fresh tomatoes rather than the tinned tomatoes used in the recipe for Pizzaiola Steak on this site. You can use humanely reared rose veal as an alternative to steak if you like.
A recipe from Naples which I found in ” Italian Regional Cookery” by Valentina Harris. You could also use veal, or skinned chicken breasts.
A recipe from Rachel Roddy- you can leave out the sausages if preferred, it’s still quite delicious.
I recently visited the north of Italy where i returned to the same restaurant in Stresa on Lake Maggiore three times . Their seasonal special, home made sausages with chestnuts and polenta, was so tasty I had it twice. I haven’t been able to find a recipe for that dish, but this dish from ” Rick Stein’s Food Heroes” is a good second best. If you cannot get hold of Luganega sausages in your local Italian deli then any Italian sausages flavoured with garlic and fennel will do.
A recipe from Claire Thomson.
A recipe from Claire Thomson, my go to cook of the moment.
Italian comfort food from Rachel Roddy.
A recipe for short pasta from Rachel Roddy. If you can get Italian sausages all the better.
An easy Italian dish packed with the flavours of autumn from Rachel Roddy.
This is from ” A Taste of Home” by Angela Hartnett. She got it from the chef at the York and Albany Hotel in Camden, London and says it is one of the best risottos she has ever tasted. And I am happy to take her word for it.
A delicious version of Italy’s Tortelli di Zucca from Jill Dupleix’s ” Good Cooking”. You can use onion or butternut squash as an alternative to pumpkin if preferred.
An Italian recipe for Tuna from Rick Stein’s ” Seafood Odyssey”.
An Italian recipe from Nigel Slater.
I came across this Italian chocolate pudding on a recent trip to Italy when i was keen to try something other than Tiramasu for dessert. This is a simple version from Rachel Roddy but both versions I had benefited from the addition of Amaretto, either added to the pudding itself or as biscuit crumbs sprinkled on top. Or both….