Tag: #sausage

Puy lentil stew with local sausage (tal Malti)

I featured this on tv last week. Local sausage is delicious with flavors of dried coriander seeds, parsley and garlic. This puy lentil stew is also delicious without the sausage and if you are vegetarian, simply leave out the bacon. You will need: 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 onion (finely chopped) 3 large cloves garlic 1 sprinkling of salt 2 rashers smoked bacon 250g … Read More Puy lentil stew with local sausage (tal Malti)

Its drizzling outside, I feel the humidity as I make breakfast in a frame

This week’s paper Its the ‘in-between stage’ now when you feel hot from wearing too many layers and then perhaps a bit chilly. These days I like a cooked breakfast especially at weekends as it keeps me going all day. This is more of a healthy fry-up and I make an effort to use as little oil as possible. I assemble a frame with … Read More Its drizzling outside, I feel the humidity as I make breakfast in a frame

Negneg Farm with a plate of amazing penne, arugula and sausage

I have often written here that the island’s pork is one of the most superior in both texture and taste and I am sharing with you today my lunch of a simple but most delicious plate of pasta with arugula and local sausage that is made with coriander seeds, garlic and flat leaf parsley. If you do not live on the island use a … Read More Negneg Farm with a plate of amazing penne, arugula and sausage

Daffodils in the garden and Tunisian Merguez Canapés

Yesterday 58 years after its independence from France, Tunisia remembered this special day on a little island in the Mediterranean. I visited the official residence of HE the Ambassador of Tunisia, Souad Gueblaoui in the morning to join her team of chefs while they made preparations for a formal evening reception to be attended by the President. The kitchen of this sunny and spacious … Read More Daffodils in the garden and Tunisian Merguez Canapés

Over to London for a taste of the Mediterranean at Parparellu’s… Penne with local sausage and arugula

I wrote here in September and in the Press about Parparellu when they celebrated a year of their opening. Parparellu has become an iconic landmark for those visiting London. Centrally situated in fashionable London’s Fulham Road, it is what the Bunch of Grapes in Knightsbridge used to be in the 80s, a sanctuary, a whiff of familiarity, an escape from the London buzz… it … Read More Over to London for a taste of the Mediterranean at Parparellu’s… Penne with local sausage and arugula

Penne with local sausage, cherry tomatoes and Rukola

A peaceful Saturday night, as the sun sets on the jewel in the heart of the Mediterranean Sea, it’s time to make a simple pasta supper using local pork sausages. These are wonderful with black peppercorns, whole coriander seeds, garlic and parsley and the aroma while they cook stimulates even the feeblest of appetites ! And if you do not live on the island … Read More Penne with local sausage, cherry tomatoes and Rukola