Tag: rocket

Orange and beetroot salad

Oranges and beetroots are a delicious combination to have as a salad or starter in the wintertime. This salad is an old favourite of mine that I come back to every year. I’ve used blood oranges today as they’re in season, but navel oranges are also very good or try a combination. This is a super […]

 
Fennel and rocket salad with pine nuts

Fennel and rocket salad with pine nuts

Fennel and rocket salad with pine nuts is a favourite salad of mine. It is deliciously refreshing and the perfect accompaniment to my tomato tart (torta di pomodoro), and also for many other Italian dishes. I am sure you will make it again and again. Photograph by Andrew Taylor Serves 6 […]

 

Tomato risotto

Today we travel to the Lombardy region of Northern Italy for a tasty tomato risotto. Tomatoes were introduced into Europe from the New World in the sixteenth century. Initially viewed with suspicion, the Italians were the first to use and appreciate them. In France they became known as pomme d’amore […]