Guinea Fowl with Walnuts and Grape Juice recipe

Zuppa inglese

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This dessert often gets translated as “trifle”. It is a layered dessert like trifle, but is as far as one can get from the jelly and sherry of British offerings.
Guinea Fowl with Walnuts and Grape Juice recipe

Chicken in a rich herb, olive and vegetable sauce

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The hint of orange rind and the tang of the olives make this chicken dish very special.
Guinea Fowl with Walnuts and Grape Juice recipe

Artichoke sauce for pasta

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Artichokes can seem daunting - what to do with all those leaves??!! But once you have conquered the fear, this nutritious and delicious vegetable will become a favourite.

Carciofi alla romana - braised artichokes

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These make a tasty little side dish or aperitif.
Guinea Fowl with Walnuts and Grape Juice recipe

Cannellini beans with tomato and herbs

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Literally the name means “in the manner of little birds”: this is the way that small birds were cooked up when they were brought home from a morning’s hunting. Cannellini beans are so much nicer...
Guinea Fowl with Walnuts and Grape Juice recipe

Lentil and celeriac salad

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A great way to eat lentils when the weather is war. This salad has great bite and a lovely flavour.

Simple zucchini (courgette) pasta sauce

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When the zucchini glut is upon us, we have this a couple of times a week. It’s light but fragrant and satisfying.

Panzanella ~ Tuscan bread and tomato salad

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This is a great dish to make a couple of hours in advance in the summer, to have ready waiting for you in the fridge when you get back home. It is light yet satisfying.
Guinea Fowl with Walnuts and Grape Juice recipe

Guinea Fowl with Walnuts and Grape Juice

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This is a great dish for the autumn, with the nuts adding texture and the just-harvested grapes adding a smooth sweetness.
Guinea Fowl with Walnuts and Grape Juice recipe

Arista -Tuscan-style roast pork

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this is one of the classic tuscan roast meat dishes, herby and succulent.