Posted on 23 October 2012.
I opened the fridge the other day and noticed I had one lonely little leek left that needed to be used or it was going to compost heaven. Being someone that doesn’t like waste I had a look in my cupoards hoping for inspiration. That’s when I saw my packet of risotto rice and the [...]
Posted in Main Course, Recipes, Rice and Grains
Posted on 09 November 2011.
A friend and I were looking to go out for a meal in town, somewhere with good food but at not a lot of cost. So we did the usual and had a wee peak on 5pm to see what offers were around and we stumbled across this little restaurant called Scotalia in Hope Street [...]
Posted in Italian, Scottish
Posted on 02 June 2011.
You know there isn’t much wrong with the world when you can sit down to a big plate of Italian meatballs! This recipe takes full advantage of slow cooking and is a real winner. I am sure there must be some Italian blood in me because I bet this is as good as any [...]
Posted in Beef, Pasta and Noodles, Pork
Posted on 22 November 2010.
I cooked a recipe about a year ago that used Marsala wine and since then the bottle has not been touched so when I discovered this recipe I was over the moon and ever more so when I found out how tasty it was! This recipe is a classic Italian dish and as per most [...]
Posted in Chicken and Poultry, Side Dishes
Posted on 29 October 2010.
I was meeting friends for lunch during the week, which meant finding somewhere close to work and not too pricey as it wasn’t quite pay day yet. So we decided on Arcaffe, a little Italian café just by Kelvingrove Park which offers a selection of breakfast, lunch and pre theatre choices. And although a small [...]
Posted in Italian
Posted on 28 May 2010.
Situated at the bottom of Byres Rd, Tony Macaroni specialises in authentic Italian cuisine, including a wide range of pizza and pasta dishes which are both of excellent quality and value. Feeling slightly peckish I started with the Crostino con Funghi – lovely woody and earthy flavours from the wild mushrooms mellowed with a [...]
Posted in Italian