Tag: Parmesan

Recipes

Recipe: Liquid Parmesan ravioli in broth

Today I’m sharing this fabulous Parmesan recipe as part of #stayhomewithParmesan. Did you know that Parmigiano Reggiano (to give it its full name) was first produced by monks in the Middle Ages? It’s produced exclusively in the provinces of Parma,, Reggio Emilia, Modena, Bologna and Mantua. I’ve been there and you can inhale the aroma […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]