Category: Recipe book review

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Recipe book: Cooking with Nonna

Today I’m back in the kitchen and I’m transporting you to Italy. Through its food, of course, and delicious dishes from the fabulous book Cooking with Nonna. Italian grandmothers are legendary for their recipes and for passing on their skills and ideas down the generations. My grandmothers and mother were never much into cooking which […]

Recipe book review, Recipes

Recipe book review: Carpathia: Food from the heart of Romania

Clearly travel is impossible in these times of Corona. As much as I miss it, including all the planning – one of my favourite ways to spend a rainy day – I’ve come to terms that I’m not going anywhere. Not any time soon anyway, and probably not for the duration of 2020. Only one […]

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Wood-fired oven recipes to inspire you

I always love finding new ways to cook and I was very interested in learning all about the versatility of the wood-fired oven. While everyone knows they’re great for cooking pizzas, that’s only a tiny part of their capability as David and Holly Jones from Manna from Devon¬†Cooking School are on a mission to prove. […]

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Recipe book review: Mountain Berries & Desert Spices

I’ve come to baking quite late in life and still find it quite miraculous! You mix wet and dry ingredients, stick them in the oven and hopefully end up with some delicious treat. Like magic! Mountain Berries & Desert Spices by Sumayya Usmani offers a whole new range of baking opportunities as a journey through […]

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Recipe book review: Savage salads

It’s always exciting to acquire a new recipe book for my ever-expanding collection. And I was certainly inspired as I started paging through Savage Salads to decide what to cook for dinner. The book is the brainchild of Italian chef Davide and Swedish food expert Katrina and the recipes came about because¬†of their highly successful […]

Recipe book review, Recipes

Recipe book review: Lebanese home cooking

Having been inspired by the many tasty and inventive vegetable dishes I ate on my recent cruise around Greece and Turkey, I was delighted when this book came through my letterbox. Lebanese Home Cooking’s subtitle is Simple, Delicious, Mostly Vegetarian Recipes and it’s packed with wonderful ways with lentils, beans, aubergines, chickpeas, potatoes, tomatoes, rice, […]