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City Style and Living Magazine Winter 2019 Recipes Cucina-Siciliana---Cassata-(credit-David-Munns)
Cassata

This is a simple, classic dessert, made from ricotta and sponge cake, and should not be confused with cassata gelata, which is an ice-cream bombe. Prepare it a day ahead of time.


City Style and Living Magazine Winter 2019 Recipes Courgette Leaf and Fresh Tomato Soup with Pastina david munn
Courgette Leaf and Fresh Tomato Soup with Pastina

At long last, a recipe for courgette/zucchini leaves! The flavour is slightly bitter from the leaves, but it is balanced well with the sweetness of the tomatoes, onions, and basil.


City Style and Living Magazine Winter 2019 Food recipes Tomato Sauce with Almonds
Tomato Sauce with Almonds

I believe this tasty, satisfying and easy-to-make pesto originates from the Trapani province, but it is available in all good trattorias throughout the island, often listed on the menu as pasta picchi pacchi.


City Style and Living Magazine Winter 2019 cocktail and food recipes Clementine Caipirinha with Brie and Cranberry Sauce Puffs
Clementine Caipirinha with Brie and Cranberry Sauce Puffs

Easy, passed, shareable drink and food is so right now! It also happens to be the theme of the new book Short Cocktails and Small Bites by Julia Charles. 


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Three Pepper Tagine with Eggs

Juicy, sweet, sun-ripened peppers feature heavily in the cuisine of Morocco. The tagine is one of those dishes you’ll find in Morocco at street stalls, bus stations, and cafés.


Home-Grown Harvest Poached Pear
Poached Pear Tiramisù

Tiramisù (which literally translates from the Italian as ‘pick-me-up’) must be one of the best-loved desserts in the world. It has all the essential elements of a perfect pudding—alcohol, creamy custard and cocoa.


City Style and Living Magazine Fall 2019 Food Mushroom tart recipe
Mushroom Tart

Many exotic mushroom varieties are available year-round. This recipe use a mixture, giving the dishes a roundness of flavour.


City Style and Living Magazine Summer 2019 food recipes Orexi_Garlic-Chicken
Ten cloves garlic lemon chicken

This may seem like a lot of garlic, but trust me, it slowly melts away and just becomes another thread woven into the tapestry of flavours in the dish. The taste of it evokes warm memories of evening suppers I’ve enjoyed in many Greek kitchens, nothing fancy, just good, honest ingredients playing nicely together. This is a great recipe for feeding a hungry family.


City Style and Living Magazine Summer 2019 Food Recipes Orexi_Hake-Lemon-(credit-Mowie-Kay)
‘Hake ‘en papillote’ with Fennel and Preserved Lemons

Cooking en papillote is a great way to cook fish as steaming it inside a paper parcel keeps it moist. I like to prepare my little ‘parcels of food love’ in baking parchment tied up with string, so once brought to the table, diners can unwrap and reveal their very own surprise dish.


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Greek vegetable tart

This simple yet handsome tart relies on classic sunshine flavours and colours to create a quick and delicious bite to eat. It works wonderfully as a light lunch with just a few dressed green leaves on the side, or can be popped on the table for all to share.