This is a great way to make a low fat potato bake. Its an easy recipe to assemble but you do need to allow at least an hour for the potatoes to cook through in the oven. This quantity is enough to fill a small baking dish or tin (approx. .5 litres/1 pt capacity). There are approximately 150...
Serves: 2 | Preparation time: 10 minutes
Raspberries: 120 g
Ricotta or fresh cheese: 100 g
Digestives or oat biscuits: 4
Brown sugar: 2 tbsp
Rinse the raspberries under cold running water and dry them with a clean tea towel or with some kitchen paper.
Put the raspberries in a food...
This is an easy dish to make if you have ready-cooked beetroot. You can use the cooked beetroot sold in the supermarket (not pickled). The magical transformation of plain pasta to a dramatic pinky red is great fun. You can use any shape of pasta you like. I used giant Paccheri Rigati because it...
Makes: 5 to 6 crêpes | Preparation time: 10 mins | Cooking time: 12 mins
Ricotta: 350 g
Chestnut flour: 150 g
Whole milk: 250 ml
Extra virgin olive oil (EVOO): 9 ml
Persimmons, ripe: 2
Icing sugar: 1 tbsp
Butter, unsalted: as needed
Dark chocolate: to taste
A pinch of salt
Serves: 4 | Preparation time: 15 mins | Cooking time: 15-20 mins
Canned tuna: 240 g
Ricotta: 200 g
Breadcrumbs: 100 g
Capers: 15 g
Sesame seeds: 3 tsp
Anchovy fillets, 3 or Anchovy paste: 2 tsp
Parsley: a handful
Salt and pepper: to taste
Evoo oil or Peanut Oil for deep frying
Ricotta is a light and creamy cheese with a delicate flavour. It’s quite low in fat, making it a good substitute for mascarpone.
This cake is just perfect for breakfast, or as a treats for the afternoon tea, very easy to prepare and all ingredients work perfectly together.
I was afraid this would happen. Looking up lemon recipes, I found this. Have never made it, but it sure sounds different enough to try. You never know, so if you are looking for ways to use up lemon, this takes 3 of them. lol.
Lemon Wheel & Ricotta Pizza
3 lemons, seeded and sliced crosswise...
Serves 2, Preparation time 5 mins, In the fridge about 1 hour
Sweet Ricotta, 250 g.
Brown sugar, 3 teaspoons
Coffee powder, 2 teaspoons
Sweet Marsala wine, a tablespoon
Dark chocolate grated or choco drops, to taste
Oro Saiwa Italian biscuits or your fave dried biscuits to crumble, 4
Home made soft cheese is super easy to make. I think it is sometimes called Farmer's Cheese in the USA. You need just 2 ingredients (milk and vinegar) and the magic happens! Usually any flavourings are added after straining off the whey - but as I wanted the saffron to heat up to colour and...
It's from the Food and Wine magazine October 2018 issue.
This could be made vegetarian by simply omitting the Italian sausage or replacing it with something like crimini or portabello mushrooms, though I would dry saute them first by themselves so they give off their excess liquid. I would...
Serves: 4 | Preparation time: 20 mins + 20 mins to rest
Ricotta: 250 g
Icing sugar: 70 g
Cocoa powder, unsweetened: to taste
Grated almonds, to taste
Mix the ricotta with the icing sugar in a bowl, stirring thoroughly until the texture becomes homogeneous. Leave in the fridge to rest...