Category Archives: Italian

The Original Panna Cotta With Pomegranate & White Wine Syrup

Panna Cotta, which means ‘cooked cream’, originates from Italy and is a lighter, more jelly-like and less sweeter version of its denser cousin – the mousse. The most authentic form of Panna Cotta is the original vanilla flavour, cooked simply … Read more

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Three Cheese Lasagna Specially Adapted For Christmas

This lasagna uses mainly ricotta cheese and chicken mushroom stuffing in place of the typical minced-beef-in-bolognese-sauce, which makes non-beef eaters like me very happy. It also comes with an additional topping of salami slices – flown all the way from … Read more

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Going Round In Circles With This Salami And Onion Focaccia

This is my fifth Focaccia since the very first attempt in May. So far, I’ve experimented with a variety of toppings – luncheon meat (they call it SPAM here), herbs, cheese etc.

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Aglio Olio Pasta Senza Aglio (Garlic Oil Pasta Without Garlic Please!)

Aglio Olio Pasta is a traditional Italian dish, with spaghetti sautéd simply with garlic and olive oil (hence ‘aglio‘ for garlic and ‘olio‘ for olive oil). It is sometimes spiced up with other condiments as well, such as chilli flakes … Read more

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Focaccia Via Amazing Yeast

I’ve been reminding myself since I have arrived in the UK: there’s such a huge oven here in the apartment, how can I do it such injustice?

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