Archive for December 2015

Upside-Down Pear and Ginger Cake

Upside-Down Pear and Ginger Cake Ingredients: Topping 2/3 stick of butter ¾ cup soft brown sugar 4 large, ripe, juicy pears Ginger Bread Cake 1 ½ cups all-purpose flour ¼ teaspoon baking soda 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon 2 teaspoons ground ginger ¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg pinch ground cloves 2 large organic eggs, beaten 1 cup…

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Prosciutto and Wild Mushrooms Mac and Cheese – Silvia Baldini

Prosciutto and Wild Mushrooms Mac and Cheese Serves 4-6 Ingredients: Béchamel Sauce 4 tablespoons butter 2 tablespoons flour 2 cups hot milk small pinch freshly grounded nutmeg salt and fresh black pepper 1 cup fresh grated Parmesan cheese 2 – 3 cups fresh wild mushrooms, cleaned and trimmed, or dried porcini soaked in water and…

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Celeriac & Apple Soup with Pancetta & Cabbage by Chef Silvia Baldini

Celeriac and Apple Soup with Pancetta & Cabbage                                                                    Serves 4-6 Ingredients: 2 tablespoons butter (30g) 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 large yellow onion, peeled and chopped 2 cloves garlic, peeled and chopped 1 carrot, chopped 2 apples, peeled and chopped 1 medium celeriac, peeled and chopped 1 medium potato, peeled and chopped 4…

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