What is Amaro, you say? It’s an Italian liqueur served as a digestif drink after a meal and also used in cocktails. Amaro means bitter, yet this libation has more
There are likely as many versions of Ragu Bolognese, the classic Italian meat sauce, as there are cooks in Italy. If you search ‘bolognese’ on Google, there are 19 million hits. So
There’s something satisfying about nurturing food and drink over time. Sense of anticipation. Coddling. Making Limoncello is one such experience. Shaking the jar once a day, sometimes twice, admiring the
We love pasta. It can be quick and easy for last-minute meals (always keep a jar of pesto available) as well as comfortingly delicious — lasagne, anyone? I’ve cooked dried
Risotto is one of my favourite dishes. Perfect comfort food, yet elegant. It can be made simple or complex, using all kinds of ingredients. Good for adding leftovers too.
I know that’s not how you spell lasagna in English – but just learned it’s the correct Italian! – and this recipe is based on what my Dad used to