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  • Baked fish with chorizo crust

    Baked fish with chorizo crust

    Serves 4 Prep time 10 minutes Cooking time 20 minutes Calories 255 per serving Ingredients 4 x 150g thick white fish fillets, such as haddock or cod, skinned freshly squeezed juice and finely grated zest of ½ large lime oil, for spraying 100g chorizo sausage, skinned (if necessary) and cut into 1.5cm slices 2 thick slices day-old white bread (about 100g), crusts removed 1 garlic clove, finely sliced 15g bunch of flatleaf parsley, leaves roughly chopped 1 tbsp finely grated Parmesan cheese 1 tsp flaked sea salt, plus extra for seasoning 2 tsp extra virgin olive oil extra lime wedges, to serve freshly ground black pepper Method Put the fish in a non-metallic bowl and sprinkle the lime juice over it. Toss lightly, then cover and chill while you make the crust. Lightly mist a medium…

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  • Risotto and the Veneto Region Italian Food

    Risotto and the Veneto Region Italian Food

    With so many different Italian food dishes it is hard to pick a favorite. However, for those who like risotto, Veneto is the region for you! Italian food varies greatly by region with each area presenting their own unique dishes and flavors. One of the most recognized Italian food dishes is Risotto and because of that Veneto is a must stop region for those travelers in Italy wanting to taste some excellent Italian food. Risotto is most simply a rice dish cooked very precisely. It is one of the most commonly ordered appetizers at Italian food restaurants. Yet for its amazing popularity, it is also one of the most common Italian food dishes to be botched. The key to a good risotto is to first cook the rice briefly in olive oil or butter. It should be cooked until it is evenly coated and…

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  • Italian Sweets

    Italian Sweets

    The regional cuisine of Italy is surely a delight to the senses. With the pasta, seafood, savory meats and cheeses, and delicious crusty breads, it is hard to stop yourself from eating until you are packed full. However, if you do not remember to save a little room, you may miss out on the best part: dessert. No one does desserts quite like the Italians. From simple fruity finger foods to savory layered tortes, the Italian’s make desserts for every palette. From the chocolate lover to someone looking for something lighter and more refreshing, you are sure to find something to your looking in an Italian bakery. One of my favorite Italian desserts has been a staple of my Grandmother’s dessert table at holiday dinners for as long as I can remember. The best part is that it is something…

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