When the dentist says white – Jerusalem Artichoke and Potato Soup With Pecorino and Mint

When the dentist says white – Jerusalem Artichoke and Potato Soup With Pecorino and Mint

Last week or was it the one before that, time gets very hazy when I try to look back, I like to think it is because I live in the moment and not because my memory is going. The famous…

Links on Sunday and photos too

Links on Sunday and photos too

I have a new Advent banner for Lucullian, I can’t understand why I haven’t changed it before though there are family members who cries for the old one but why always stick with the old, why not just move onwards?…

The Colours Around Us

The Colours Around Us

A feast or a treat? – Pear, Rosemary and Maple Syrup Compote on Cardamom Butter Fried Bread

A feast or a treat? – Pear, Rosemary and Maple Syrup Compote on Cardamom Butter Fried Bread

 I just have to start off with telling you that the registrations for our third Plate To Page food photography and writing workshop are now open and that I would love to see you there but hurry up as there are…

Three Doors, Two Windows

Three Doors, Two Windows

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It’s the small things that make a difference – Pasta With Meat and Fennel Ragu

It’s the small things that make a difference – Pasta With Meat and Fennel Ragu

I can understand, well sort of understand,  those of you who don’t like fennel, it does have a very characteristic flavour raw and can get into a pretty sad state if cooked badly but when it is done well fennel…

Going froufrou – Sweet Apple Bread With Almond Topping

Going froufrou – Sweet Apple Bread With Almond Topping

Oh la la la, I’m going froufrou today! Sometimes I really don’t know how to shoot something I have made for the blog, I know what to cook but my usual habit of thinking a bit beforehand about the setup…

Hello Again Links on Sunday!

Hello Again Links on Sunday!

It’s time for me to at least try to get back to my Sunday Links feature again,  I enjoy sharing things I like or that caught my eye during the week with you, maybe you like them too! Beautiful leaves, I…

Tuscan Peasant Cooking at its best – Eggs, Peas and Pancetta

Tuscan Peasant Cooking at its best – Eggs, Peas and Pancetta

 I often get asked if I’m interested in reviewing cookbooks but most of the time the food of the books is so different from what I cook and propose here on Lucullian that I decline. That was not the case…

An Autumn treat to consider – Pumpkin Risotto with Mushrooms and Toasted Pine Nuts

An Autumn treat to consider – Pumpkin Risotto with Mushrooms and Toasted Pine Nuts

Food obviously played an important role at the Plate To Page Tuscany Workshop and we did eat in between all the work. One of the dishes was this risotto that I am posting here on request. I used a pumpkin but winter…

Plate To Page Tuscany image by image

Plate To Page Tuscany image by image

 Almost a week after the in my eyes, wonderful Plate To Page Tuscany workshop, I think it is time I post some photo impressions. A few things to say before I leave you with the photos, the first is a…

A first step back – Roasted Cauliflower Soup With Chipotle Chili and Parsley

A first step back – Roasted Cauliflower Soup With Chipotle Chili and Parsley

 Finally back to a normal way of living, at least what I consider normal living, don’t know about you but being more away from your home than in it doesn’t feel right when you have a family. So now that…