The Italian for Sautéed Radicchio is ‘Radicchio Tardivo in Padella’ – if you say it aloud it sounds impossibly romantic. The dish is just one of 150 authentic Italian recipes that you can cook at home from The Silver spoon’s book Recipes from an Italian Butcher published by Phaidon. It would make an interesting side dish to serve with roast turkey or goose this Christmas – it’s so easy to make and looks glamorous on the plate.
Add a twist to your standard mashed potato recipe by adding other ingredients to bump up the flavour.
A new way of serving baked sweet potatoes using your favourite curry sauce. You can have this healthy dish on the table in about 30 minutes – an ideal Meatless Monday dish!
A Japanese recipe for spinach salad that can be served warm or cold. Serve it in little Asian bowls along with a bowl of miso soup.
A simple warm salad to be served on its own or with roast lamb or lamb chops.
When you have a punnet of cherry tomatoes you’re rich! We cut some of them in half, keep a few…
Adding honey to Brussels sprouts brings out their sweetness and reduces bitterness.
Serve roast shallots with any roast meat dish or just eat them on their own with buttery mashed potatoes. Chop any leftover roast shallots finely and stir them into sour cream for a quick dip. We usually keep a jar in the fridge and use the shallot oil in dressings, adding the soft shallot pulp to vegetable mash, salads, couscous and stews.
Saffron is expensive to buy, but you use very little in this dish where it performs a small miracle.