1. TastyReuben

    Recipe Linguine Pesto With Tomatoes And Olives

    LINGUINE PESTO WITH TOMATOES AND OLIVES Serves 2 INGREDIENTS 8 oz dried linguine 2 TB olive oil 5-6 cherry tomatoes, halved About a dozen pitted olives, halved 3 TB prepared pesto 1/4 cup grated Parmesan, divided Salt and pepper to taste DIRECTIONS 1. Prepare pasta according to package...
  2. Mountain Cat

    Recipe Squid with Olives and Tomato Sauce

    This recipe is my adaptation of Squid with Green Olive Tomato Sauce. I used fresh squid, albeit already cleaned by the fishmonger. Prep time: 5-10 minutes if the squid is already cleaned Cook time: 15-20 minutes Rest time: Not much Serves 2 hearty appetites Greek Squid with Olives and...
  3. morning glory

    Recipe Lamb Koftas with Flatbreads and Tomato Salsa

    Toasted coconut adds a delicious slightly sweet and nutty taste to these koftas and works really well with the toasted spices. Unsweetened coconut water added to the flatbread makes a lovely soft dough and adds sweetness. Adding coconut water to the salsa is optional. I think that together with...
  4. Saranak

    Recipe Frittata Di Ricotta Al Forno.

    Ciao everyone, For this I use Crespone Salumi, most Deli should have. Crespone Salumi most often will be made from coarse ground pork that is blended with sherry, garlic and seasonings to give a rich red color and delicate sweet flavor. The meat may be lightly smoked, then cured and air-dried...
  5. Yorky

    Recipe Chicken Kebabs

    Ingredients 400 g Chicken breast, trimmed and diced 30 mm 3 ripe tomatoes, skinned and diced 1 large onion, chopped 1 tsp garlic, minced 1⁄2 tsp ginger, minced 1⁄2 tblsp fresh basil, chopped 2 tblsp olive oil salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste 1 capsicum, chopped into 20 mm pieces 8...
  6. MypinchofItaly

    Recipe Livorno-Style Salt Cod

    Livorno is a seaside city in Tuscany and one of the most important ports in Italy. If you ever visit Livorno, you can’t miss the long, beautiful promenade that follows the shore – and you absolutely must try their traditional fish cuisine. This recipe’s main ingredients is dried and salted cod...
  7. MypinchofItaly

    Recipe Pisarei e fasò – Small Gnocchi with Borlotti Beans and Tomato Sauce

    The Pisarei are small gnocchi from the city of Piacenza, Emilia Romagna region. Although they may seem similar to usual gnocchi at first glance, they are actually not made with potatoes but with a mixture of flour and old, stale bread. Farmers, traditionally not wealthy, developed this technique...
  8. Yorky

    Recipe Yardlong Bean Curry

    Ingredients 2 tblsp ghee or olive oil 1 tsp whole cumin seed 1 medium onion, chopped 4 garlic cloves, chopped 200 gms chopped tomatoes 1½ tsp chili powder ¾ tsp turmeric powder 500 gms yardlong beans (cut into 1 inch pieces) 3 fresh green chilies, chopped 3 fresh red chilies, chopped salt 60 ml...
  9. rascal

    Supposed to be summer here.....

    Been getting high 20s. Deg c lately but rain last night and today. So I did a winter dinner for myself, everyone is doing their own thing. Cream of tomato soup and cheese rolls smothered in butter. 10/10. Russ
  10. Yorky

    Recipe Hot Pizza Sauce

    Ingredients 2 tblsp Olive oil 150 gm Onion (finely chopped) 6 fresh red chillis (finely chopped) 6 garlic cloves (finely chopped) 1½ tsp tomato paste 600g tomatoes (peeled and liquidised) 1 chicken or vegetable stock cube (crushed) ½ tblsp dried oregano ½ tsp of dried basil ½ tsp dried parsley...
  11. Yorky

    Recipe Prawn Cocktail

    Ingredients 4 or 6 Lettuce leaves (I used green oak) 1 Fresh small tomato, chopped 1 Small cucumber, chopped 12 Freshwater prawns 1 tblsp Butter 5 tblsp Mayonnaise 2 tsp Tomato puree 4 - 5 Dashes of hot tabasco red sauce (or more) Juice of 2 limes (or lemons) 2 Pinches of paprika Method Heat...
  12. morning glory

    Recipe Patta Gobhi Tamatar (Cabbage & Tomato Curry)

    This Indian cabbage dish is lovely served with dhal and chapati or rice. It could also be served as a side to a meat dish. Its a straightforward dish to make - you could make it from leftover plain boiled cabbage. The hing (asafoetida) is a key spice here. If you don’t have any you could...
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    Calamarata is a typical Neapolitan first course, its name comes from pasta in the shape of large rings similar to squid rings and served with a sauce of squid (Calamari in Italian language) and fresh tomatoes.
  15. MypinchofItaly

    Recipe Neapolitan Calamarata – Squid and Fresh Tomato Pasta Sauce

    Serves 4, Preparation time 20 mins, Cooking time 25-30 mins Fresh squid, 600 g Pasta Calamarata, 500 g Fresh Tomatoes you prefer, 500 g Garlic, 2 peeled cloves Dry white wine, 1/2 glass Chopped parsley, a handful EVOO – Extra Virgin Olive Oil, 2 tablespoons Salt and black ground pepper, to...
  16. 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...
  17. morning glory

    Recipe Roasted Okra with Spiced Tomato

    This is a fairly straightforward recipe to make. I'd not tried roasting okra before and I think it does add a little nuttiness to their taste. Keeping them whole and not trimming off too much stalk prevents sliminess. I found the okra cooked in just over 10 minutes. Any more and they would have...
  18. Yorky

    Recipe Bacon, Lettuce and Tomato Sandwich (B.L.T.)

    Ingredients 4 small bread rolls 8 lettuce leaves 4 rashers of bacon 4 fresh medium size tomatoes Freshly ground black pepper Method Cut the tops off the tomatoes and part slice a cross into the bottom. Place them in boiling water for a few minutes then drain and allow to cool. When cool, peel...
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