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    Pasta with Soffritto topped with toasted breadcrumbs.jpeg

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    Diced onion, carrot and celery
  3. Burt Blank

    Recipe Onion water Lamb kebab

    The two herbs you add to the marinade are saffron and ground cumin. Blitz the peeled onion. Work the sludge in a sieve using a spatula till you get all the onion water out. Let the saffron steep in a little hot water then add to the marinade, add the ground cumin, add lemon juice and finely...
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    Cucumber, Tuna, Onion, Tomato Salad.jpeg

  5. MypinchofItaly

    Recipe Provolone and Caramelised Red Onion Puff Pastry Tart

    Serves 4-6, Preparation time 10 mins, Cooking time 40 mins 800 g red onions 50 g Provolone cheese 320 g puff pastry 3 dessert spoons of sugar 1 spoon of white vinegar 20 g unsalted butter 1 egg Provolone cheese, to taste Method Finely slice the onions, then put them in a pan with butter...
  6. Yorky

    Recipe Souprême Chicken and Mushroom

    Ingredients 350 gm chicken breasts, cubed 20mm 5 gm baking soda 30 ml olive oil 1 medium onion, finely chopped 6 garlic cloves, finely chopped 150 gm button mushrooms, halved or sliced 150 gm sweet corn kernels, blanched 300 g condensed mushroom soup 10 ml Worcestershire sauce salt & freshly...
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  8. MypinchofItaly

    Recipe Frico – Cheese and Potato Pie from Friuli Venezia Giulia

    It is practically a cheese pie with potatoes and/or onions, sometimes speck ham is also added and is a typical regional recipe from Friuli Venezia Giulia, a region in north-east of Italy, whose capital is Trieste. The consistency of Frico is soft, warm and stringy inside. There are two versions...
  9. Mountain Cat

    Recipe Clove Bison (or Beef) Tongue with a Pan Fried Finish, and Onion and Bell Pepper

    This bison tongue was obtained from Wild Idea, a bison-raising venture in Montana. And they are effectively raised wild, as the ranch covers a LOT of square mileage - well over a hundred I believe. For this venture, I decided to go for a braising, "firm but shreddable" which in the below is...
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    Bigoli in salsa - Anchovies and Onions Pasta Sauce from Veneto.jpg

  11. MypinchofItaly

    Recipe Bigoli in Salsa – Anchovies and Onions Pasta Sauce from Veneto

    Bigoli – a type of long pasta both fresh and dried similar to Spaghetti, a little thicker than your average Spaghetti and their rough surface generally retains better the sauce you season them with. In the original recipe they are made simply with soft wheat flour, water and salt. In one of the...
  12. Morning Glory

    How to caramelise onions without fat

    You might ask 'why should I want to caramelise onions without fat?'. There is probably only one reason and that is to save calories, which for me is a perpetual quest. Every tablespoon of oil has around 120 calories so if I can make something without oil and without sacrificing taste, then I...
  13. Z

    Slicing an onion

    I like to think that I'm a reasonable cook, but for years I've never managed a neat or professional way to slice an onion, I usually just hack away at it till it looks right Well, I was determined to have something useful to show for the Lockdown, so after looking at a cookery book, and several...
  14. Yorky

    Recipe Mozzarella Nachos and Salsa.

    First make the salsa: 1 Large onion, coarsely chopped 5 or 6 Garlic cloves, minced Juice of 2 – 3 limes 8 Large cayenne chilies, coarsely chopped 8 Firm ripe tomatoes, peeled and chopped A few splashes of vinegar ¼ tsp Sugar Salt 4 to 8 Red/Green Thai chilies A generous handful of chopped fresh...
  15. Mountain Cat

    Recipe Onion and Olive Frittata

    Onion and Olive Frittata Adapted from Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street, 2017 (September-October, page 10), which in turn comes from Deborah Madison. My changes are in halving the recipe and, well, adding olives. I also substituted in a few minor changes based on what’s in my “Stay at...
  16. Saranak

    Amalfi Lemons and Tropea onions.

    Ciao everyone, I have mentioned Amalfi lemons and Tropea onions in some of the recipes I have posted. These are becoming easier to find now in the UK however, I am not certain that many people will know what they actually look like (I am not attempting to be condescending) it is simply that...
  17. caseydog

    Recipe Italian Sausage, peppers and onions kebabs

    Like most Italian Americans, I love Italian sausage, peppers and onions. My favorite way to make it, just happens to be kebabs over charcoal and wood. No real recipe. Italian sausage (hot or sweet, your choice). Bell peppers. Onions. I skewer everything and drizzle with olive oil, and season...
  18. Yorky

    Recipe Salsa

    Ingredients 2 Medium onions, coarsely chopped 8 Garlic cloves, coursely chopped Juice of 2 – 3 limes 8 Large cayenne chillis, coarsely chopped 8 Red/Green Thai chillis (to your taste) 8 Firm ripe tomatoes, peeled and chopped A splash of vinegar ¼ tsp Sugar Salt 2 Handfuls of chopped fresh...
  19. MypinchofItaly

    Recipe Liver with Onions Venice-Style

    Serves 4, Preparation time 10 mins, Cooking time 25-30 mins Pork liver or Veal liver, 500 g White onions medium-sized, 2 Water, to taste Winegar, a tablespoon, or dry white wine – enough to blend Evoo – Extra Virgin Olive Oil, 2 tbsp Unsalted butter, 30 g salt and pepper to taste Fresh sage...
  20. Yorky

    Recipe Bubble and Squeak

    Ingredients Potatoes Butter Milk Salt and black pepper Cabbage Onion Carrot Olive oil Method Boil the potatoes in salted water, drain and mash with a little milk and butter. Season. Slice the cabbage, chop the onion and shred the carrot. Boil or steam together for about 10 minutes. Drain and...
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