This asparagus salad is easy to make, but very sophisticated. It looks fantastic on the table or on a buffet table, particularly around Christmas time, too, as it resembles a wreath.
Beef Daube is a classic French recipe for tougher cuts of beef cooked low and slow in the oven, in a delicious red wine sauce.
Cheesy Tomato & Olive Tarts Recipe
Nice for a lunch, with a leafy green side salad.
Classic Stirred Not Shaken Martini
Here are directions and ingredients for a classic, pure authentic Martini recipe.
French Onion Tart
The onions turn really sweet because they are cooked for so long, first in the frying pan and then again in the oven. Very nice with a salad with tomatoes in it.
Invaiatura is the beginning of the maturation stage of a fruit. The term is used mostly to refer to olives and grapes. The stage is signalled by the start of a change in colour of the fruit from its unripe colour to its fully ripe colour. The flavour of oil from any given olive can…
Hummus on nachos? Who’da thought? But it is actually a fantastic, morish combination.
Pimiento are large, orangey-red, heart-shaped sweet peppers. They grow 3 to 3 ½ inches (7 ½ to 9 cm) tall and 4 ½ inches to 6 inches (11 ½ to 15 cm) wide. They have thick flesh walls and a very mild taste. They are sweeter and have more aroma than bell peppers. They are…
Pizza Bianca with Onion and Gorgonzola Cheese
The cheat in this recipe is using a ready-made pizza base. But the flavours are all homemade.
Sausage, Capers and Olives Pasta Sauce
The flavours in this dish explode out of your pasta bowl.
Strawberry and Olive Salad
This is an easy and interesting salad (or relish) for the side of a plate. With a combination of sweet, sour and salty tastes, it’s very much along the lines of Medieval or Roman food.
This is a very easy version of a tapenade that you make in your blender.
Tomato & Cheddar Potato Bake
A really hearty, tasty potato dish.
Tomato Basil Puff Squares
This is a summer recipe; make when the tomatoes are at their best and fresh basil is plentiful and inexpensive.
Tuna and Chickpea Salad Recipe
The tastes in this salad are amazing, It does not taste heavy like a bean salad at all; it tastes light and refreshing. Easily doubled, tripled for a crowd.