no-work vegetables

velvet piopinni

Velvet Pioppini – Fairytale Funghi

Wandering happily around a wonderful Italian supermarket in Aosta, I came upon some beautiful, miniature mushrooms labelled pholiota aegerita. They looked as if...
baked mushroom recipe

Artemis’ Mushrooms

We used to travel regularly throughout the year to Cyprus, and we had a favourite restaurant there, which we would visit a couple of times a week. In the winter...
cherry tomato sauce recipe

Raffaele’s Cheerful Cherry Tomato Sauce

"A new species has sprung up in British gardens: the tomato sitter. A boom in grow-your-own fruit and vegetables has seen increasing demand for the horticultura...
fennel with parmesan recipe

Fennel with parmesan

I was sitting in the dentist’s waiting room recently and, flicking through a local magazine I came upon an article about the work of Caroline Richardson. I like...
pommes anna recipe

How to Make An Impressive Pommes Anna

“…created during the era of Napoleon III, and named, as were so many culinary triumphs in those days, after one of the grandes cocottes of the period.” Julia C...