Category Archives: Cheese

Taleggio and Hazelnut Tarts

Cheese is probably my favourite food.  I love to eat it plain, but I also enjoy cooking with it.  One of the things I miss the most about Italy is the variety of cheese and cold meats available at the … Continue reading

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Radicchio and Taleggio Lasagne

This, together with my Pesto Lasagne, has to be one of my all time favourite vegetarian lasagne!  It is very easy to make and it only requires a few ingredients.  Yet, the end result tastes amazing.  I think Taleggio and … Continue reading

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Ras Malai

It is time again for the “Secret recipe club” reveal!  I am sure you all know what the club is about, but for the few of you who still don’t know about it, here goes a brief explanation.  It is … Continue reading

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PARMIGIANO REGGIANO TARTS WITH COTECHINO

If you follow Manu’s Menu quite regularly, you will remember me saying that Italians always have cotechino for New Year’s Eve.  It is like having turkey for Thanksgiving… it’s a given and something that can never be missing from our … Continue reading

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GRILLED RADICCHIO WITH GORGONZOLA SAUCE

Today’s recipe is very simple and quick to make, and it makes for a very tasty and elegant appetiser, or even main dish if you increase the quantities.  I love it and make it often for a quick and satisfying … Continue reading

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PEACH TIRAMISU

Tiramisù is one of my favourite desserts ever.  I know I still have to share with you my recipe for the classic coffee Tiramisù, but today I decided to post a less classic recipe.  This Tiramisù is surely not a … Continue reading

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HOME-MADE MASCARPONE

Today I want to share a little secret with you: mascarpone is probably the easiest cheese to make at home.  Really.  Anyone can make it and it only requires 2 ingredients: cream and lemon juice.  I usually buy mine at … Continue reading

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ZUCCHINI AND BLUE CHEESE SAVOURY PASTRIES

As I wrote in my previous post about the Pizza flavoured Savoury Pastries, Italian birthday parties always have some sort of savoury pastries in the menu.  After taking care of the kids with Pizza, I though I should make something … Continue reading

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