Stew! Spezzatino!

It wasn’t supposed to be another long slow cooked beef dish. It was supposed to be a long slow cooked venison dish, all northern Italian goodness for a quiet autumn weekend As usual, any last minute food plans depend on the local supermarket having what I need, and while my local supermarket is the rather…

Maiale al latte

While my impatient streak doesn’t always relish the benefits of slow cooking, there is something about a recipe that requires of kind of pre-marinade/ soaking/ steeping that makes me really happy. While hungry me will sometimes resent the three and a half hour cooking time (despite knowing it will be completely worth it), I will…