When Oprah went truffle hunting in Italy last month she made headlines because—well, she’s Oprah— but also because Italy is known for some of the most amazing truffles in the world. To celebrate the area’s famous white truffles, the National White Truffle Festival of San Miniato National White Truffle Festival of San Miniato is put on every November in Tuscany, just about a three hour drive from Milan.
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RecipesDish typeMain coursePizza Vegetarian pizzaA pizza with roasted onions and butternut squash, seasoned with rosemary and finished with Parmesan or Pecorino cheese.261 people made thisIngredientsServes: 4 1 medium onion, thinly sliced1/2 butternut squash - peeled, seeded and thinly sliced1 teaspoon chopped fresh rosemarysalt and freshly ground black pepper to taste3 tablespoons olive oil, divided1 large shop-bought pizza base2 tablespoons grated Pecorino or Parmesan cheeseMethodPrep:20min ›Cook:30min ›Ready in:50minPreheat oven to 200 C / Gas mark 6.
RecipesIngredientsMeat and poultryPoultryChickenGinataan is a Filipino word that indicates food cooked with gata, or coconut milk. Serve with rice.27 people made thisIngredientsServes: 6 2kg chicken legs180ml distilled cider vinegar175ml water1 teaspoon caster sugar4 tablespoons soy sauce2 bay leaves1 teaspoon whole black peppercorns, crushed1 onion, chopped2 cloves garlic, crushedsalt to taste1 (400g) tin coconut milkMethodPrep:10min ›Cook:55min ›Ready in:1hr5minCombine the chicken, vinegar, water, sugar, soy sauce, bay leaves, crushed peppercorns, onion and garlic in a large pot; stir and bring the mixture to the boil for 2 minutes.
RecipesIngredientsSeafoodFishFlatfish Halibut This a fantastically romantic meal for two, but can be easily made for more! Halibut fillets are pan-roasted with a lovely hazelnut crust. Enjoy!21 people made thisIngredientsServes: 2 450g red potatoes, cut into chunks5 cloves garlic, minced1/2 teaspoon salt3 tablespoons butter1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper4 tablespoons hazelnuts4 tablespoons seasoned breadcrumbs2 halibut fillets1/4 teaspoon salt1 tablespoon olive oil1 tablespoon butter5 tablespoons butter3 tablespoons vegetable stockMethodPrep:20min ›Cook:25min ›Ready in:45minPlace the potatoes into a large pot, and cover with water.
RecipesDish typeSaladVegetable saladTomato saladThis is the Greek salad as we all know and love it. If you want really good flavour, allow the salad to sit at room temperature for at least 30 minutes before serving.68 people made thisIngredientsServes: 5 1 cucumber, diced2 large tomatoes, each cut into 8 wedges1 small red onion, thinly sliced1/2 green pepper, thinly sliced70g whole, pitted Kalamata olives150g crumbled feta cheese2 tablespoons dried oregano2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice2 tablespoons olive oilsalt and pepper to tasteMethodPrep:15min ›Ready in:15minIn a medium bowl, layer cucumbers, tomatoes, onion, pepper, Kalamata olives, and feta cheese.
RecipesDish typeBreadItalian breadFocacciaThis is a wonderfully easy focaccia recipe, which even novice bread makers will enjoy. Great for parties or sandwiches.157 people made thisIngredientsServes: 12 450g plain flour1 teaspoon caster sugar1 teaspoon salt1 tablespoon dried active baking yeast250ml water2 tablespoons vegetable oil1 egg3 tablespoons olive oil1 teaspoon dried rosemary, crushedMethodPrep:20min ›Cook:25min ›Extra time:30min rising › Ready in:1hr15minCombine 125g of the flour, sugar, salt and yeast.
RecipesDish typeStartersSeafood startersCevicheCeviche is citrus-marinated seafood, and is popular throughout Latin America. Here, halibut combines with mango and fresh herbs for an unbeatable combination.15 people made thisIngredientsServes: 6 680g skinless, boneless halibut, cut into 1/5cm cubes5 tablespoons fresh lime juice4 tablespoons fresh lemon juice4 tablespoons tequila3 jalapeno or green chillies, seeded and minced1 mango - peeled, stone removed and diced1 green pepper, seeded and finely chopped1 small mild onion or shallot, finely chopped1 small red onion, finely chopped1 mango - peeled, stone removed and diced25g pack fresh coriander, chopped4 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley1 teaspoon salt, or to tasteMethodPrep:30min ›Extra time:2hr marinating › Ready in:2hr30minCombine cubed halibut, lime juice, lemon juice, tequila, minced chillies and 1 diced mango in a non-metallic bowl.
RecipesDish typeCakeNut and seed cakesHazelnut cakeThis is a stunning chocolate cheesecake featuring hazelnuts and hazelnut liqueur. Chill the cheesecake thoroughly, even overnight, for best results.69 people made thisIngredientsServes: 12 5 tablespoons chopped plain chocolate275g crushed biscuits, such as digestive or vanilla shortbread100g ground hazelnuts2 tablespoons caster sugar3 tablespoons butter, melted675g cream cheese, softened200g caster sugar3 eggs, lightly beaten3 tablespoons hazelnut liqueur170g chopped plain chocolateFor the topping110g chopped plain chocolate13 skinned, toasted hazelnuts4 tablespoons soured cream1 tablespoon hazelnut liqueurMethodPrep:1hr ›Cook:1hr15min ›Extra time:2hr cooling › Ready in:4hr15minCombine 5 tablespoons chopped plain chocolate, biscuit crumbs, ground hazelnuts, 2 tablespoons caster sugar and melted butter.
RecipesIngredientsMeat and poultryBeefBeef minceManti is a famous meal in Turkey. The manti are served with a delicious homemade yoghurt sauce and chilli oil.55 people made thisIngredientsServes: 4 250g plain flour1/2 teaspoon salt2 eggs1/2 teaspoon water, or as needed2 onions, peeled225g minced beefsalt and pepper to taste3 tablespoons vegetable oil1 tablespoon red chilli flakes1 tablespoon minced garlic225g natural yoghurtMethodPrep:40min ›Cook:25min ›Ready in:1hr5minCombine the flour and salt in a mixing bowl.
RecipesIngredientsSeafoodFishBaked fishThis fish curry recipe is inspired by my mother& 39;s Bengali fish recipe she used to make in India. You can use your favourite fish for this recipe; cod works well.160 people made thisIngredientsServes: 4 Marinade2 teaspoons Dijon mustard1 teaspoon ground black pepper1/2 teaspoon salt2 tablespoons rapeseed oil4 white fish fillets1 onion, coarsely chopped4 cloves garlic, roughly chopped1 (2.
RecipesIngredientsSeafoodShellfishPrawnsA Cajun twist on a classic stuffed green pepper, with smoked sausage, prawns and Cajun seasoning. Use smoked sausage if you can, otherwise a spicy Italian or chorizo sausage will work a treat.168 people made thisIngredientsServes: 6 6 large fresh green peppers3 tablespoons olive oil1 onion, diced2 cloves garlic, minced1/2 teaspoon dried oregano1 tablespoon Cajun seasoningblack pepper to taste350g (12 oz) prawns, peeled and deveined1 spicy sausage, diced200g (7 oz) uncooked long-grain white rice600ml (1 pint) chicken stock225g (8 oz) passata1 lemon - cut into wedges, for garnish (optional)hot pepper sauceMethodPrep:15min ›Cook:50min ›Extra time:10min › Ready in:1hr15minPreheat oven to 160 C / Gas mark 3.
RecipesDish typeDessertCreme bruleeClassic crème brûlée is fabulous, but for something different this version is hard to beat. It& 39;s a classic crème brûlée, except for the delectable addition of Irish cream. A lovely make-ahead dessert for a dinner party, since they can sit in the fridge for hours until you caramelise the sugar on top just before serving.
RecipesDish typeBreadYeast breadYou may have seen them in shops, but all the better to make your own bread bowls at home! Lovely when served with a creamy vegetable or potato soup or with chilli con carne. They freeze well for up to 1 month, if desired.544 people made thisIngredientsServes: 8 2 (7g) sachets dried active baking yeast600ml warm water (45 degrees C)2 teaspoons salt2 tablespoons vegetable oil875g plain flour1 tablespoon polenta (cornmeal)1 egg white1 tablespoon waterMethodPrep:30min ›Cook:30min ›Extra time:1hr15min rising › Ready in:2hr15minIn a large bowl, dissolve yeast in warm water.
RecipesDish typeDrinkIced teaHong Kong style milk tea is super refreshing and easy to make at home. Poured over ice, it is especially nice for a treat on a summer& 39;s day. Use your favourite black tea bags if you don& 39;t have orange pekoe to hand.52 people made thisIngredientsServes: 1 2 orange pekoe tea bags250ml boiling water5 ice cubes4 teaspoons condensed sweetened milk3 teaspoons honeyMethodPrep:5min ›Extra time:5min soaking › Ready in:10minSteep the tea bags in hot water until the colour turns dark red, about 3 to 5 minutes.
RecipesIngredientsMeat and poultryBeefBeef minceFor this deliciously different dish, houmous is layered with pitta pieces, toasted pine nuts, seasoned mince, lemon juice and parsley. This is a common dish in Arab homes, and soon to be in yours!34 people made thisIngredientsServes: 8 450g minced beef1 medium onion, chopped1/4 teaspoon allspicesalt and ground black pepper to taste2 teaspoons olive oil70g pine nuts800g houmous3 pitta breads1 pinch paprika, for garnish25g chopped fresh parsley, for garnish2 tablespoons fresh lemon juiceMethodPrep:15min ›Cook:10min ›Ready in:25minIn a large frying pan over medium heat, combine the minced beef and onions.
RecipesIngredientsSeafoodFishOily fishSalmonSalmon fillet This recipe is simple to make, yet impressive. The marinade gives the fish a sweet taste that my family goes nuts for! If it& 39;s too cold out to barbecue it, you also may barbecue it.338 people made thisIngredientsServes: 4 1 teaspoon ground ginger1 teaspoon garlic granules5 tablespoons soy sauce5 tablespoons orange juice4 tablespoons honey1 spring onion, chopped1 (675g) salmon filletMethodPrep:10min ›Cook:12min ›Extra time:20min marinating › Ready in:42minIn a large self-closing plastic bag, combine ginger, garlic, soy sauce, orange juice, honey and spring onion; mix well.
RecipesIngredientsNut and seedChestnutThese are classic Italian chocolate truffles made by combining a dark chocolate ganache with chestnuts, then coating with white chocolate, and finally topping the truffle with a dot of pale pink white chocolate. The Italian name literally translates to & 39;Nipples of Venus& 39;.
RecipesDish typeBiscuits and cookiesThere are so many versions of this buttery biscuit in countries around the world - Greece, Turkey, Russia to name a few. A lovely all-butter biscuit made with flour and almonds, then rolled in icing sugar.276 people made thisIngredientsServes: 40 350g unsalted butter100g icing sugar3/4 teaspoon salt220g finely ground almonds4 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract375g sifted plain flour5 tablespoons icing sugar for rollingMethodPrep:45min ›Cook:15min ›Extra time:1hr › Ready in:2hrPreheat oven to 170 C / Gas 3.
RecipesIngredientsMeat and poultryBeefBeef pie These are delicious curried beef pies that are found in Jamaica and other islands in the Caribbean. Enjoy!343 people made thisIngredientsServes: 10 250g plain flour1 1/2 teaspoons curry powder1 dash salt100g butter or margarine75ml water2 tablespoons butter or margarine450g minced beef1 small onion, finely diced1 teaspoon curry powder1 teaspoon dried thyme1 teaspoon salt1 teaspoon pepper125ml beef stock50g dried breadcrumbs1 egg, beatenMethodPrep:20min ›Cook:30min ›Ready in:50minPreheat oven to 200 C / Gas 6.
RecipesIngredientsMeat and poultryBeefThis recipe is an easy way to bring Japanese flavours to your table with ease. Serve with rice for a complete meal.13 people made thisIngredientsServes: 8 1 tablespoon vegetable oil12 shiitake mushrooms, sliced24 spears fresh asparagus, trimmed8 thinly sliced top round or flank steaks4 tablespoons soy sauce1 bunch spring onions, green parts onlyMethodPrep:15min ›Cook:5min ›Ready in:20minHeat the oil in a frying pan over medium heat.
RecipesIngredientsMeat and poultryPoultryChickenPopular chickenJerk chickenThis fusion pizza is bursting with flavour. Use chorizo instead of salami if desired.16 people made thisIngredientsServes: 6 1 green pepper4 teaspoons olive oil, divided1 skinless chicken breast fillet, finely chopped1 tablespoon jerk paste, or to taste3 cloves garlic, diced1 portobello mushroom, finely chopped2 (150g) shop-bought pizza bases1/2 (250g) jar pizza topping100g thinly sliced salami175g grated mozzarella cheeseMethodPrep:15min ›Cook:35min ›Extra time:15min cooling › Ready in:1hr5minPreheat the grill.