Eggplant Caprese Salad With Fried Garlic & Balsamic

I adore the traditional Italian Caprese salad made with buffalo mozzarella, tomatoes and basil but I wanted to create a more elaborate version with grilled eggplant (aubergines for my UK friends) to make it into a more substantial meal. Fried garlic and balsamic vinegar give this salad a real flavour punch, which I love, but

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My Own Italian Classic: Vitello Tonato

Recipe: Vitello Tonnato Vitello Tonnato is a classic Italian dish of cold cooked veal, thinly sliced, and served with tuna flavoured, mayonnaise like sauce. I know, veal and tuna, right? How could that possibly taste nice? But trust me, the favour that comes from the combination of ingredients in the tuna sauce goes really well

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garlic prawns recipes

Garlic & Saffron Oil Poached Prawns, Warm Zucchini, Roasted Tomatoes

Recipe: Garlic & Saffron Olive Oil Poached Prawns with Warm Zucchini This recipe is inspired by the classic Spanish garlic prawns – you know the ones served sizzling in a clay dish, straight from the oven. The problem with that is when such high heat is applied to olive oil it ruins its fragile structure

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Pan-fried Artichokes with Lemon, Garlic & Anchovies

Recipe: Pan-fried Artichokes with Lemon, Garlic & Anchovies Many people get artichoke hearts in a jar and for a good reason – cooking with fresh artichokes is a bit of work and creates quite a mess. Even though an artichoke looks like a large vegetable, once you get to the edible part – the artichokes

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