Tray-baked sea bream with lentils and salsa verde

Our garden has gone crazy over recent weeks so I’m looking for new ways to use the growing supply of vegetables that are ready to be eaten each day. This one brings in the green stuff…spinach wilted into lentils and a salsa verde made from fresh basil and parsley. There’s nothing like drizzling homemade salsa…

Sinigang na hipon (shrimp in sour soup)

The freshness of this simple sour broth, so typical of Filipino cuisine, allows the seafood to be the star of the dish. This recipe was made during my cookery lesson with Oscar and Gregg booked through Traveling Spoon. We used fresh shrimp (prawns) purchased at a local fish market in Manila but you can use…

Tagliatelle con trota e ricotta

This week I had the pleasure to be invited to the Agriturismo Aquadolce for a wonderful lunch with Lorenza Borsarelli. You might remember that in my last blog I wrote about Lorenza’s work with Intrecci, a collective of local agricultural producers who, like me, believe passionately in the power of food produced sustainability and with…