In the rural village of Stenson I came across a little cafe that is located in the ground floor of a larger house that looks like it was formerly a pub. The cafe sits on the banks of the river. The tables and deck chairs on the veranda near the embankment was full of familiesContinue reading “The cafe”
Category Archives: Food (Recipes & Reviews)
More cake, anyone?
What did you say? More cake? Well, I don’t mind if I do! Thank you 😉 Here in the above photo is the authentic Italian tiramisu made by my sister-in-law. I have never been able to make a tiramisu anywhere near as good as her one. Every mouthful was divine and I savoured every bite.Continue reading “More cake, anyone?”
We popped into the local Pasticceria in Policastro. It was the same Pasticceria we used a few years ago to order our lemon sponge wedding cake and the pastries. We bought a kilo of a selection of miniature pastries. Each one was different. It came on a gorgeous gold tray and was wrapped in prettyContinue reading “Pasticceria”
This rice salad was made by my Mother in law, in Cilento, Italy. Ingredients: ========= 1. White Rice 2. Organic free range eggs from the family farm 3. German sausages (Wurstel) 4. Tin of tuna 5. Organic tomatoes also from the family farm. Method: ====== First she boiled the white rice until cooked. Note thatContinue reading “Rice salad”
Chocolate afghan biscuits
It’s another family birthday today and so I have baked some chocolate afghan biscuits to mark the occasion. I couldn’t help myself but sample the biscuits as I was icing them. And I can say from first hand experience that they taste divine! For the icing sugar I used melted blocks of dark chocolate andContinue reading “Chocolate afghan biscuits”