Tag Archive: Italian

Jan 16

Brutti Ma Buoni, renamed

The Italians have misguidedly named these meringue-esque biccos ‘Brutti Ma Buoni’, meaning Ugly But Good. They will no longer be damned with faint praise. Henceforth they will be known as Biscotti Bella e Stupefacente. The Beautiful and Amazing Biscuit.

Dec 12

Seafood linguine with chilli and garlic (budget version)

This month we embarked on a pre-Christmas food budget.In principle this simply meant a few weeks of very limited food shopping so we could use up the existing contents of our fridge, cupboards and freezer.

Mar 01

Celeriac carpaccio, or is it?

Ok, now you’re thinking that the strapline of this site should be something like ‘See how I use up the last dregs of my veg box’. I admit, this recipe was a last resort after opening the fridge and being faced with a solitary celeriac, a few small potatoes, and not a lot else. I have to tell you though, this dish is beautiful.