I want to make an authentic soba noodle using a proper dashi stock with bonito (katsuobushi) and kombu seaweed, but here in the UK, there is no katsuobushi as it is not allowed to be imported from Japan. And bonito flakes are very expensive, so I thought I'd try using mentsuyu (noodle broth).
Your favourite vegetables, Vegetable oil, Soba noodles, Hot water, Mentsuyu (concentrated)
Risotto doesn't always have to be the star of a dinner menu, it can also serve as a great bed for another dish which it does in episode 106 of POV Italian Cooking where I make a simple Beef Tomato Risotto. This risotto serves as the bed upon which Beef Osso Buco will rest in the next episode (#107).
Asparagus, Watercress, Broad beans (frozen), Just cooked rice, Butter, Smoked trout fillets, Optional toppings:, Fine strips of ginger, Finely chopped favourite pickled vegetables, Finely chopped chives or spring onions, Fine strips of shiso herb (or basil), Crushed sesame seeds
My go to party dish is beer bread and spinach dip because it's easy to make and is a hit at nearly every event. Frozen chopped spinach, sour cream and a few other ingredients combine to make an amazing Spinach Dip with flavours complementing a hoppy dense beer bread
Beef Wellington is a true delicacy often served on holidays and very special occasions that your dinner guests will find very impressive. Making a great Beef Wellington is actually easier than it looks. In this short video I demonstrate how to make an Italian Style Beef Wellington.
Pork is a staple in Italian cooking. The Italian Herb Pork Loin in this video takes simple ingredients and turns the pork loin into a dish that is perfect for a party or a Sunday dinner but quick enough to make during the working week.
The combination of chocolate, peanut butter and oatmeal are the trifecta of flavor for cookies! In this special episode my wife shows her outstanding recipe for No-Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies that will be the best cookies that you have ever eaten! See my beautiful wife’s recipe