Spag bottarga

Spaghettini con bottarga

Published in Sammy & Bella says...

This extraordinarily simple dish is extra-extraordinarily full of flavour due to the delicious bottarga. This makes it a perfect dish to serve our staff before or after a big event.

Zia Nunzia’s Eggplant Stuffed with Pecorino, Mint and Garlic

Published in Dominique's World

My Zia Nunzia taught my mother and me to make this traditional Sicilian dish on one of our fi rst trips to Italy 40 years ago. We have both cooked it ever since. Like many Italian dishes it creates two courses in one, as you can eat the eggplant on...

Caponata Rizzo-Style with Pine Nuts

Published in Dominique's World

Caponata is a Sicilian antipasto relish of Spanish origin. Each region has its own version; here I give you mine. I love this relish as it is so colourful and epitomises the true sweet-and-sour agrodolce (meaning ‘angry and sweet’) flavour...

Eggplant Patties

Published in Dominique's World

I find that the large dark purple eggplants readily available in Australia are very similar to the produce that you fi nd in Sicily. Here I’ve used them to make tempting little patties. They taste especially good served with the tomato mayonnaise...

Roasted Cauliflower with Cauliflower Puree and Confit of Fennel and Olives

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There is nothing better than applying diff erent techniques to the same ingredient to make the one dish. By doing this you bring out a range of its characteristics, such as hot, cold, sweet, sour, smokiness, crunch, crispness or creaminess. Here,...
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Alcachofas y Niscalos Picantes

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Spicy artichokes and mushrooms. When the mushroom season begins this is a very popular dish in Spanish restaurants.

Ragout of chestnuts, shallots and parsnips

Published in From Justin North's Kitchen

Serves 4 Prep time. 15 minutes Cook time. 30 minutes 2 parsnips, peeled and cored 10 ml vegetable oil 24 shallots, peeled but left whole 24 peeled chestnuts salt and pepper 10 ml sherry vinegar 500 ml Brown Campbell’s Real Stock - Chicken...