Tag Archive for Mediterranean

the easiest and quickest homemade hummus

Easiest Homemade Hummus

This homemade hummus is my ‘magical fix’ when guests show up unexpectedly. I always have a can of chickpeas in the cupboard, some garlic and lemon. I mix all the ingredients together in a blender and within seconds the humus dip is made. I also keep a supply of baguette in the freezer for such occasions, however it is best… Read more →

Bruschette Toppings using Virgin Olive Oil

4 Bruschette Toppings Using Virgin Olive Oil

If you want your barbecue to be complete, here are 4 bruschette toppings using virgin olive oil. (This post is in collaboration with Jamie’s Italian and his Buyer’s Guide To Olive Oil) Every Italian Barbecue starts with a bruschetta: rustic bread cut in slices and toasted over the charcoal. It is like the toast for an English breakfast, For Italians,… Read more →

Squid Ink

Sea Monsters (in Eng, Fr & It) and The Halloween Mystery

Halloween is just around the corner and while the children are preparing for scary monsters with candies, I like to be scared by sea monster and Black Squid Ink. Right? Wrong ! Save Save Save Last year for Halloween I published the recipe Pasta with Black Ink Squid, as typically called in English (from google Adword statistic) However this past… Read more →

Fried zucchini flowers recipe with saffron batter

Fried Zucchini Flowers Recipe

There are many versions of fried zucchini flowers recipe (also known as Blossom squash) where the flowers are coated with different types of batter. I use a simple tempura batter equal parts of water and flour. Beside salt, I add saffron. As saffron is pollen, it actually enhances their flowery flavour. Save Save Save Save Save Save Fried Zucchini Flowers… Read more →

Mediterranean picnic with horses

Ferragosto: a Mediterranean picnic “English style”

Packing only local products, here are some ideas to enjoy a Ferragosto Mediterranean picnic “English style”, with horses, dog and picnic basket. Waitrose is celebrating: Taste of the Med (sponsored post)   Ferragosto is a traditional Mediterranean holiday in Italy, France and Spain, celebrating the Assumption of Mary. Typically most people are on vacation, and many prepare a picnic spending… Read more →

Scallop, Shrimp, Salmon and Cod Fish Pie with a Mediterranean Twist

Yum This Fish Pie was served to Michelin Star Chefs Arnaud Tabarec and Christophe Dufau at Lunch with LT 8th of December 2015     Click here for Your Guardian Chef Breadcrumbs and the Homemade Béchamel sauce recipes.   Storage Recommendations Keep for 3 days max. For instructions on recipes template see post: Food Madness: Digital & Apps Lessons Learned… Read more →

Baby Potatoes Salad with Basil

Yum This side dish was served to Michelin Star Chefs Arnaud Tabarec and Christophe Dufau at Lunch with LT 8th of December 2015   Storage Recommendations Keep for 3 days max.   For instructions on recipes template see post: Food Madness: Digital & Apps Lessons Learned Preparing “Lunch with LT” Lunch With LT: How was it? Lunch with LT Recipes… Read more →

Baked Purple Aubergines Pizzas with Silana Provola Cheese, Cherry Tomatoes and Capers

Yum This starter was served to Michelin Star Chefs Arnaud Tabarec and Christophe Dufau at Lunch with LT 8th of December 2015 Storage Recommendations Keep for 3 days max. For instructions on recipes template see post: Food Madness: Digital & Apps Lessons Learned Preparing “Lunch with LT” My Uncle and Guardian Chef: Nicola Zerbi Lunch with LT Recipes Lunch With… Read more →