Entries by rupert

Le Marche Quiz: Art

Welcome to the first Italian Food and Flavours    Le Marche Sunday Quiz   So how much do you know about Le Marche? We thought it would be fun to have an occasional Sunday “Le Marche” quiz to test yourself on your knowledge of different aspects of this beautiful and historic italian region, and maybe find out something […]

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turbot, asparagus and courgette

Italian Food and Flavours Turbot, asparagus and courgette Turbot, asparagus and courgette is a lovely combination of light and delicate flavours and with the addition of traditional Le marche deep fried zucchini, there is the added interest of the crisp texture of the courgettes. Nowhere in Le Marche is far from the Adriatic and arguably the […]

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torta di mele: apple cake recipe

Italian Food and Flavours torta di mele: apple cake recipe I remember a school trip around the Peak District in Derbyshire when I was about eight or nine. On the itinerary was a last stop for “high tea”. I had no idea what this entailed and to be honest still don’t quite know the difference between […]

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sweet cucumber and red onion pickle

Italian Food and Flavours Sweet cucumber and red onion pickle This sweet cucumber and red onion pickle recipe is quick and easy to make and you can eat it the same day, just leave it for the flavours to mingle for a few hours, but it also lasts several weeks in a sealed jar in the […]

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Fava beans recipe

  Italian Food and Flavours Fava beans recipe This fava beans recipe is a perfect antipasti dish for a warm spring evening, the mix of flavours is something special. Serve on its own or on some good toasted bread with a glass of chilled prosecco.  The first fava (broad beans) are now ready in the gardens […]

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Italian meatballs recipe

  Italian Food and Flavours Italian meatballs recipe “Heh, come over here, kid, learn something. You never know, you might have to cook for 20 guys someday. You see, you start out with a little bit of oil. Then you fry some garlic. Then you throw in some tomatoes, tomato paste, you fry it; ya […]

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Elderflower cordial recipe

                Italian Food and flavours Elderflower cordial recipe Now that spring is in full voice, the mornings are filled with birdsong and the scent from the herb garden. We are lucky to have a couple of magnificent Elderflower trees that provide blooms and berries at various times of […]

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The descent from the cross, The Church of the Annunciation, Cossignano

Italian Food and Flavours La Deposizione, La Chiesa Dell’Annunziata, Cossignano The descent from the cross, The Church of the Annunciation, Cossignano One of the great delights of visiting central Italy is the chance finding of outstanding public art work. Despite the world economic recession hitting Italy harder than most and despite Italy’s own well published […]

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