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  • Bagna cauda: a wintery hot dip with piles of fresh crudities

    The Piemontese Bagna Cauda

    A dish that will give you the perfect excuse to devour a small vegetable patch worth of crudities! Not only are fresh fruit and veg easier to come by in Summer, the bright warm weather just makes you crave it more: a fresh fruit smoothy to kick off the day, a juicy caprese salad or cundiun (check out my post […]

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  • Cundiun, a Ligurian summer salad


    Scarpetta, which literally means ‘little shoe’, is the Italian word for mopping your plate up with bread. Is it bad etiquette? Probably, but with this cundiün I’m quite happy to throw etiquette straight out the window! Imagine the juiciest fruit salad you’ve ever had, but the savoury version – that my friends, is cundiün.     I’ve spoken a […]