Tag: Parmesan

Recipes, Recipes with leftovers, Uncategorized

Recipe: Parmesan and asparagus frittata

Today I’m cooking a perfect light, summer dish. I love a frittata – so easy to make and often with whatever I have in the house, avoiding any waste. It can all be thrown into one pan to produce a taste sensation. I was inspired by the fantastic Italian cheeses I received from Vorrei so […]

Meat recipes, Pasta recipes, Recipes, Uncategorized

Recipes: Two great dishes with Parma ham

Okay, I admit it, I’m a bit of a ham fanatic! There’s always ham of some sort in my fridge and when I go to Italy or Spain I dream about lugging home a whole leg, complete with its special frame and knife so I can nibble freshly sliced delicacies at my leisure. As it’s […]

Big Cheese of the month, Recipes, Soup recipes, Starter recipes, Uncategorized, Vegetarian recipes

Cheese recipes of the month: we’re going Italian

I have to admit to being a bit of a cheese lover. Easily able to turn down the prospect of pudding, I can rarely say no to a cheeseboard. Cheese is also great for cooking with and a great way to liven up vegetables (think cauliflower cheese, one of my favourites) or ┬ábring another dimension […]

Big Cheese of the month, Fish recipes, Pasta recipes, Uncategorized, Vegetarian recipes

Big cheese of the month: Parmigiano Reggiano

Welcome to the start of a new series on one of my favourite foods…cheese. This month, in celebration of my trip in the summer to the wonderful Emilia-Romagna region of Italy, I’m starting with Parmesan. In Parma and the surrounding area you’ll find Parmesan eaten as a starter, in a main course, and as dessert…it’s […]

Travel in Europe, Uncategorized

Emilia-Romagna in Italy…how I loved it!

When my sister-in-law, Perry said she was going to Italy last June and did I want to meet her there…obviously I jumped at the chance. Silly not to. She was swimming in the World Masters Championships (yes, she’s a seriously good swimmer) in Riccione in the Emilia-Romagna area in North-East Italy. The region is one […]