Sicily and Calabria

the mountain and the sea

The sea or the mountains? The mountains or the sea? That is the question… Continue reading

Pesce spada alla ghiotta – swordfish Sicilian style

Pesce Spada Alla Ghiotta

Well, yes…and no…  Continue reading

Pasta al pomodoro, pecorino e ‘nduja

 Fidget and the Rowes 'nduja

Practically unknown until recently outside the Italian region of Calabria, ‘nduja is now catching hold among lovers of spicy food. If you do manage to get your hands on some of this fiery, spreadable insaccato, make this dish without delay. And although, like Salmon (who seems, incidentally – note to picture editor – to have been rejuvenating his barnet) you may have to deploy the fire extinguisher, trust your cartoon kitchen crew: it’s worth it. Continue reading