Tag: mascarpone

  • Quick and easy one-pot pasta

    Quick and easy one-pot pasta

    This is a story of two extremes. On one hand there is my compulsion to be extravagant and a show off, versus my need for ease and convenience. This dichotomy is reminiscent of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, except focused on food rather than evil. One will overrule the other in the end. And it’s […]

  • Lemon mascarpone cake

    Lemon mascarpone cake

    And so, Lent has begun. This year I lengthily considered my options – previously I have given up junk food but, on reflection, I don’t buy junk food so it’s not that great a sacrifice. Crisps and fizzy drinks never strike my fancy… whereas sugar on the other hand… So, naturally, I came to the conclusion […]

  • Quick zabaglione: Florence II

    Quick zabaglione: Florence II

    When you think of Italian food you probably don’t automatically fantasise about something sweet. ‘Dolce’ is a word we have absorbed into the English language thanks to Dolcelatte cheese and Dolce & Gabbana yet not for its original meaning. To me the word conjures up images of sorbet, a glass dish of fresh and juicy […]