Category: food

Pasta e pomodori aromatizzati

Pasta e pomodori aromatizzati

Italians have a knack of using few ingredients and yet making a dish which will blow your tastebuds.  This is another one of my favourite dishes which is again, quick and easy but packed full of flavour.

Peperonata Calabrese

Peperonata Calabrese

This is a truly scrummy side dish which is super easy to make and goes with absolutely everything.  The perfect accompaniment to sausages, it’s shocking how much of this I can eat!!! Try it for yourself and you’ll see what I mean!

Parmigiana di melanzane

Parmigiana di melanzane

It’s almost impossible to eat a meal in Calabria without being offered parmigiana at some point. It’s a southern classic which, though takes a bit of effort to prepare, is worth every bite.  Similar to a Greek moussaka the Parmigiana uses the best ingredients of the region to make a dish which is satisfyingly tasty.  Here’s Mamma’s recipe:

(more…)

Pasta zucchine

Pasta zucchine

One of my favourite recipes is also one of the easiest to make when there’s not much in your cupboards and you need an injection of vegetables.