Zucchini flowers stuffed with ricotta, perfect with my aperitivo

Italian aperitivo? Oh yes please! And with lots of yummy nibbles too. Olives, crisps and salted nuts are the easiest accompaniement to a glass of bubbly but why not treat yourself and have something really moreish with it? Zucchini flowers are so fresh, sweet and delicate and they can be used in a variety of… Continue reading Zucchini flowers stuffed with ricotta, perfect with my aperitivo

Mozzarella and ham eggplant sandwich

Do you know how to lose weight quickly? Well, walk, walk and keep walking! I am not keen on going to the gym so recently I decided to walk instead of using the car to go everywhere. I have seen results very quickly! Having said that I have just come back soaking wet walking back… Continue reading Mozzarella and ham eggplant sandwich

Apple fritters..scrumptious sweet temptations!

Feeling naughty? Feeling like something finger licking good on the go? Then get your pan out and start whipping; apple fritters are just a good treat, easy to make and always warmly welcomed by adults and children. You can add cinnamon in the sugar if you like and they are delicious with vanilla ice cream.… Continue reading Apple fritters..scrumptious sweet temptations!

Fried Zucchini Flowers and Sage for a tasty nibble

It is quite common to have some little fried treats in Italian restaurants whilst waiting for your meal. One of the most popular is the widely known fried courgette’s flowers. They can be enjoyed just deep fried on their own or with a filling, like mozzarella and anchovies which is quite popular in Rome. My… Continue reading Fried Zucchini Flowers and Sage for a tasty nibble

Italian Carnival Fritters: “Frittelle”

Hurray it’s that time of the year again! It’s carnival, so it’s time to make those addictive deep fried, gorgeous cakes. Every year for me has become a tradition now. It cannot pass February without making frittelle. Every region of Italy calls them differently but in the end they are all very similar. I get… Continue reading Italian Carnival Fritters: “Frittelle”