September 2011

I love the buttery taste of risottos. Since I made my first risotto long time ago, it’s still my favourite rice dish. And it’s not difficult to make at all. The preparation process makes the rice very moist and creamy. … Read more…

This is my favourite! Max agrees too (and as he’s generally not a big fan of soups, so his recommendation should tell you something!). French onion soup is a really delicious and comforting dish (definitely on my list of my … Read more…

This was a lovely way to start one September Sunday. These interesting bruschettas combine sweet and sour flavours. I found this recipe here. Original recipe suggests using goat’s cheese, but brie cheese sounded like a perfect combination with apples and … Read more…

Time for a new bread recipe! And here’s another yeast-based bred with a nutty twist. I like the yeast breads as they’re relatively quick and very easy to make. You can then experiment with various additions and various flavours. That’s … Read more…

I found some gorgonzola cheese in the fridge, and also had a few courgettes. Now I just needed to find an idea, so decided to combine these two together. I also had some prunes in the cupboard so, voilà! ingredients … Read more…

It’s the plum season. Victorias, Damsons, Italian plums, Cherry plums, and more. They show off their yellow, red, and most of all, purple, and blue shades on fruit stalls. I’m hoping to try out a few plum recipes this season. … Read more…

Mmmm, this Italian bread fills the kitchen with a scent of olive oil and rosemary. It tastes best warm and it disappears in minutes. It gets hard quite quickly, so it’s best served straight away. You can serve it as … Read more…