Celery root soup

One of the funniest looking ingredients makes a delicately flavoured soup, combining the freshness of celery root with a hint of orange. Ingredients – 1 bulb of celery root – 1 leek – 1 onion, diced- 1 fennel bulb, chopped – 1 orange – a large pinch of salt Vegetable […]


Porcini mushroom risotto

If you’re fortunate to live in a place where these chunky mushrooms grow, you’ll be able to forage for some fresh mushrooms. The robust texture of these mushrooms and earthy flavour make this an ideal ingredient to base your risotto on. Ingredients – 4/5 fresh Porcini mushrooms – 20g of […]


Spinach and ricotta pasta

A lovely light and healthy pasta that can be enjoyed on its own or with sauce. Ingredients: Pasta – 1 cup of flour – 1/2 cup of semilina – 3 egg yokes, and one egg white – 2 tbsp of water Filling – 200g of ricotta – 75g of spinach […]


Aubergine Parmigiana

A classic Italian dish which is a fabulous way to enjoy slow cooked tomatoes and aubergine. Ingredients Tomato sauce: – 200g of cherry tomatoes – 4 or 5 basil leaves – 1 onion, roughly sliced – 2 tbsp of olive oil – Pinch of salt – Pinch of sugar – […]


Sicilian cannoli

No trip to Sicily would be complete without trying and making this signature dessert. Make sure you use the freshest ricotta you can find and have fun experimenting with different flavour combinations for the filling. Ingredients – cannoli shells – 1 cup of flour – 2 tbsp sugar – 1/2 […]


Roasted chestnut autumn stew

Its chestnut time, and as well as enjoying them on their own, why not have a go at making this delicious warming autumn stew. Ingredients: – 1 medium onion – 1/2 fennel bulb – 1/2 leak – 2 cloves of garlic – 1 can of butter beans – 20 chestnuts […]