Creamy risotto is my all-time favourite meal. Because it is very easy and simple to cook in one pot, this is certainly a go-to meal on weekday evenings. This is my basic mushroom risotto recipe. I love adding ham or prawns to it, which gives a rich flavour. On one occasion, I cooked it without […]Read more "Creamy Mushroom Risotto [recipe]"
Savoury muffins are often referred to as a lunchbox idea. I’m a big fan of them and love cheesy muffins in particular. Luca and I very often enjoy cheese and pea muffins as appetisers served with a glass of white wine or Prosecco at the weekend. I’ve been testing my muffin recipe for the past […]Read more "Cheese & pea muffins [recipe]"
I had some ripe bananas, apples and pears that are a week past their expiry date. If it was before the coronavirus outbreak, I might have thrown away them and gone to a supermarket to buy new ones. But, it’s during the outbreak and I didn’t want to waste fruit that, normally, seems fine to […]Read more "Apple and Pear Compote in White Wine [recipe]"
This is one of the ways in which I enjoy matcha when I buy a packet of matcha green tea powder. I always buy a small quantity at one time, and once it’s opened, I keep it in the freezer and try to use it all within a month. Mostly, I enjoy drinking matcha in […]Read more "Matcha Cupcakes [recipe]"
Cooking pasta sauce with wine is a wonderful way of intensifying the flavour and stimulating our appetite. Luca and I love selecting red wine and having it on weekends. Last Saturday afternoon, I realised that I was feeling joyful and relaxed while my bolognese sauce was simmering. I then quickly wrote down my recipe. […]Read more "Red Wine Bolognese [recipe]"