Caponata

Last week I shared my recipe for grilled aubergines, which brought back memories of my summers in Sicily. Well, this is another dish which I ate almost every single day that I was out in Sicily. It’s something I often crave and it certainly makes me feel nostalgic. As we can’t jump on a plane … Continue reading Caponata

Griddled Aubergines

Aubergines always brings back memories of my trips to Sicily. I spent most of my childhood summer holidays on the east coast of Sicily in the town where my Nonna was born – Giarre. We would spend our time down by the beach with our friends and family, soaking up the beautiful Sicilian sun with … Continue reading Griddled Aubergines

Sourdough Croutons

We’re coming to the end of week 1 of the UK’s semi-lockdown! I say semi-lockdown as the measures are nowhere near as strict as they have been in Italy, although I wouldn’t be surprised if we get to that point at some point in near future. Londoners are still getting used to the fact that … Continue reading Sourdough Croutons

Pork & Peppers

I remember coming in from school and knowing instantly that Mum had made pork & peppers for dinner just by the amazing aroma in the air. Mum would always serve this family favourite with a creamy mash potato and the pan would be put on the table so that everyone could dip bread into the … Continue reading Pork & Peppers