Italian

pasta al forno without bechamel

Ferragosto Lasagne Without Béchamel

It's 15th August today - widely celebrated in Italy as Ferragosto.There is something of the Marie Celeste about Italy in August, but in a good way. There’s ...
stuffed mushrooms recipe

Tivoli Stuffed Mushrooms

"Alice remained looking thoughtfully at the mushroom for a minute.... at last she stretched her arms around it as far as they would go, and broke off a bit of t...
Italian meatball recipe

Tivoli Italian Meatballs

"Carpe Diem" Odes: I.11 Horace. Commonly translated as 'seize the day'  A few weeks ago we decided to celebrate my daughter’s and my birthdays by renting...
vitello tonnato

Vitello Tonnato

You may find it surprising to find this classic summer dish being posted in December but this month it's all about keeping down the cooking workload to the abso...
panna cotta

Panna Cotta

Panna cotta is a pretty Italian pudding and quick to make. It goes well topped with Rote Grütze, or flavoured with coffee in which case add a couple of tablespo...