Tag Archives: appetiser

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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Olive and Walnut Mini Madeleines

Today I want to share with you the recipe for a great appetiser: mini savoury madeleines made with walnuts and olives.  I saw these in an Italian food magazine and I just HAD to make them.  Actually, I made these … Continue reading

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GAMBAS AL AJILLO #SundaySupper

This is a special post for me.  As you might have guessed from the title, I have finally joined the Sunday Supper Movement!  I had been considering it for a while and decided to take the plunge and go for … Continue reading

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PROSCIUTTO AND PARMIGIANO REGGIANO GOUGÈRES

I made these Gougères for my daughter’s birthday party and my husband said they were amazing.  I really liked them too and I also liked the fact that they can be made in advance and frozen… I am always on the … Continue reading

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PIZZA STICKS

These are addictive!  They taste like pizza snacks… I have bought some of the ready made pizza snacks here in Sydney and I must admit that these sticks are even better and, being home-made, you know what you are eating.  … Continue reading

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SUN DRIED TOMATO PALMIERS

Palmiers, also known as Elephant Ears, are usually sweet pastries, but I love little savoury treats for parties… they are the ones I usually turn to, since I don’t have much of a sweet tooth.  These were no exception: yummy … Continue reading

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CARAMELISED RED ONION AND TALEGGIO PASTRIES

As you know, cheese is probably my favourite food.  I like all kinds of cheeses and I often eat them plain, with bread or crackers for lunch… but I also love to cook with them and make all sorts of … 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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