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6 Course Tuscan Long Lunch

Tuscan Cuisine is one of my favourites. So different to your standard Italian fare but still so hearty & comforting. A two week trip in ...
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Beef carpacchio – Raw or with Braesola!

When I think of Carpacchio I think of the traditional thinly sliced beef dish drizzled with olive oil, balsamic & topped with Arugula & ...
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Tuscan Wild Boar

  While in Tuscany I tried a few wild boar dishes.... often paired with olives, wild Boar can be quite salty ... Boar is hard to come ...
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Tuscan White Bean & Roasted Garlic Soup

Beans are a very typically Tuscan ingredient and this Bean Soup recipe which I have adapted is perfect for cold, wintery weather Ingredien...
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German BBQ – Inspired by Oktoberfest

A trip to Munich inspired me for my "German BBQ Feast" - pictured above. Instead of a standard BBQ, this German version is 10 times times more ...
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Guacamole The Mexican Way

After tasting the guacamole & learning the correct recipe while in Mexico I have never made it differently. Forget adding sour cream, ...
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Pie Season

The slightest bit of cold weather inspired me to bake a pie to keep warm on a cold night in . The filling of choice: Apple & Rhuabarb (a ...
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French Goats Cheese

Besides deliciously gooey brie style cheese, goats cheese is another style I like to sample. I like goats cheese as it is more versatile in terms ...
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Zyliss Susi Garlic Press

I have been searching gourmet stores for years for a garlic press that actually does it's job!  Finally found, is the Zyliss Susi... A Swiss ...
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Mexican Breakfast – Eggs Rancheros

One of my favorite meals of the day in Mexico was the breakfasts and in particular my favourite "Huevos rancheros" and/or "Mexican eggs" and it's ...
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