A new favourite from ” The Weekend Cook” by Angela Hartnett. You need to use good sausages- ideally spicy Italian Sausages with fennel and chilli which can be bought in some supermarkets and Italian delicatessens. You can replace the peas with broad beans or leeks if you like.
Here’s another recipe from ” Cooking from an Italian Garden” by Paola Scaravelli and Jon Cohen.
One of my favourite vegetarian cookbooks many years ago was ” Cooking from an Italian Garden” by Paola Scaravelli and Jon Cohen. Here’s and easy recipe for polenta from them. For a variation you can cooked the cornmeal, add the cheese and then spread the mixture half an inch thick on a wet worksurface. When cooled and firm cut it into small squares or discs then fry in butter until golden on both sides. Drain on kitchen paper and serve hot.
This version is from ” The Food of Italy” by Claudia Roden.
I still have a larder and fridge well overstocked with festive food offerings due to unavoidable but last minute plan changes in the numbers catered for at several points. So I have been searching around looking for new ways to use this up. Here’s a dessert offering from Matt Tebbutt .
A vegetarian main for those cooler nights from Rachel Roddy.
A good recipe for pork from ” River Cafe 30″ by Ruth Rogers and Rose Gray.
Many Mediterranean countries have a version of this salad which is ideal for the hot summer months. This version, known as Tonno e Fagioli, is from Sardinia . I found it in ” Gino’s Italian Escapes” by Gino D’Acampo. Serve with crusty bread.
Another easy recipe from ” River Cafe 30″ by Ruth Rogers and Rose Gray. I love the simplicity of many of their recipes – just a few ingredients and easy cooking methods. This could be served with some mashed potatoes and green vegetables.
An easy recipe from ” River Cafe 30″ by Ruth Rogers and Rose Gray.
A recipe for slow roasted tomatoes from ” River Cafe 30″ by Ruth Rogers and Rose Gray.
Another simple seasonal side dish from ” River Cafe 30″ by Ruth Rogers and Rose Gray.
Another very good recipe from ” River Cafe 30″ by Rose Rogers and Ruth Gray.
You can never have enough recipes for fresh beetroot which is also very good for you. This is from ” River Cafe 30″ by Rose Rogers and Ruth Gray.
A simple Italian recipe for lamb from ” Cook Simple” by Diana Henry. Serve with some roast tomatoes and a green salad.