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Cook (almost) Anything at Least · 5d ago

Bergamot Curd

Most people would probably recognise Bergamot as the distinctive flavour in Earl Grey tea but it is actually a citrus and most of the worlds supply comes from Calabria. Flavour-wise I'd say that it is a bit closer to Meyer Lemon in its tartness but w...
Cook (almost) Anything at Least · 2W ago

Puntarelle

I've been keeping an eye out for them and this Saturday saw their first appearance in the markets here - Puntarelle season has finally arrived!Puntarelle is a type of chicory, so as you can imagine they have a bitter note.  They might appear a bit in...
Cook (almost) Anything at Least · 3W ago

Ciambella Bolognese

My mother had that special ability to take a few ingredients and turn them into something memorable and utterly delicious. This simple recipe is one of those dishes. It can be made in half ...
Cook (almost) Anything at Least · 1M ago

Fried Artichokes - Carciofi Fritti

It's the time of year when the market stalls are full of Artichokes. So many different varieties (there are over 90) coming from all parts of Italy. While I await the arrival my most favoured artichoke from Albenga, these spikey Ligurians are a good ...
Cook (almost) Anything at Least · 1M ago

A fresh start

<deep breath and exhale>That little blinking cursor is just as intimidating as ever. There are so many things to say but I'm unsure of where to begin...so I will start with something simple.Hello again, it's been a while.I've never been one to make n...
Cook (almost) Anything at Least · 1M ago

ABC Mondiale - Australia

The World Culinary ABC has reached its third stop. We have enjoyed the cuisines of Samoa and India and now it is time to explore my home country of Australia."We don't have a very traditiona...
Cook (almost) Anything at Least · 1M ago

In Ricordo - In Memory

Two weeks ago I sat in front of a blank page and wondered what to write - do I go over the reason for my absence or not? I eventually decided to concentrate on the positive and the future.30 minutes is all it took to change everything.The time elapse...
Cook (almost) Anything at Least · 1M ago

World Culinary ABC - ABC Mondiale

"Viral" is a fashionable word these days. Something goes "viral" because everybody knows it, talks about it, wants it. Well, the European Community ABC didn't go viral, but in reading again its announcement post from December 2012, I see that it talk...
Cook (almost) Anything at Least · 1M ago

Fegato alla Veneziana

You know you've been away from blogging for a while when you are stumped on how to actually begin the post. I have officially lost count of the various attempts, so maybe I should keep it simple and sayHello, I'm back!Crostini con Fegato alla Venezia...