Author Archives: pizzarossa

Roasted vegetable Danish braid

Oven roasted vegetables filling a flaky, savoury Danish pastry crust. Yes, this is quite time-consuming, but I needed to bake something. I’ve been off my game a bit, too burdened with work to spend much time in the kitchen. I … Continue reading

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White bean and rapini soup

A rich and peppery soup to fill your belly and warm your bones. We eat soup for dinner at least once a week and I’m constantly trying out new combinations of vegetables. Rapini (broccoli rabe, cime di rapa or whatever … Continue reading

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Mini panettoni with dark chocolate

Festive baking time! Rich, yeasted sweet bread studded with dark chocolate, in a handy little size for parties and lunchboxes. Makes 24 muffin-sized panettone Active time about 2 hours Resting time 5 – 6 hours Baking time about 40 minutes … Continue reading

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Greek-style yellow split pea soup

A silky smooth soup for chilly evenings. I had this recipe in my ancient, hand-written cookbook under the name of “Fava”, but a little research has shown that that particular dish from the island of Santorini is actually a purée … Continue reading

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Cranberry simple syrup

Cranberry simple syrup for all your seasonal cocktail needs, like this cranberry gin and tonic. Cheers! Makes about 2 cups Preparation: 10 minutes Steeping: a few hours if you’re in a rush, 24 hours or more for a better result … Continue reading

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Cranberry walnut loaf

A flavour-packed whole wheat sweet bread for a chilly autumn afternoon. I used candied cranberries, but it works just as well with fresh or frozen cranberries – it will just be a bit less sweet. Makes 1 x 30cm (12″) … Continue reading

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Roasted garlic braid

Take your garlic bread game up a notch with this beautiful roasted garlic braid. Crisp crust, super soft interior and swirled with aromatic roasted garlic – this bread pairs absolutely perfectly with soup. And it’s vegan! Makes 1 medium loaf … Continue reading

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