Posts Tagged ‘ricotta’

Summer’s Fleeting Pleasures; Pan-Fried Squash Blossoms

 

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Zucchini and other squash blossoms stuffed with ricotta and deep-fried is a classic summer dish that we can’t seem to get enough of. The beautiful blossoms don’t last for long before they start to mature into the aforementioned vegetable, so grab a posy of them and a little soft cheese and let’s get stuffing while the blossoms are still in abundance. Continue »



Necci: Italian Chestnut Crepes

 

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Chestnut flour is a great ingredient to have in your pantry; it can be used in a variety of dishes, both sweet and savoury, and its characteristic deep nut flavour adds a little richness to everything from cakes, cookies and crepes to stews and soups. It is also gluten free, so it is a good choice for those who are looking to eat gluten-free without sacrificing flavour. Continue »



Summer Pasta Recipes

As we established in last week’s interview with a nutritionist, pasta is not evil, so here are some recipes for a few lovely pasta dishes that are perfect for summer. They include two fresh and light pasta salad recipes and two hot pasta dishes. All the recipes come together super fast so you don’t have to spend a lot of time near the stove and they all pair beautifully with a glass or two of chilled white wine.

 

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