STEP 1 PREPARE THE AUBERGINES BEFOREHAND You will need 1kg of aubergines (around 6 aubergines medium size), 10g of fine salt and a little bit of extra virgin olive oil Cut the aubergines lengthways into 6mm thick slices. Take a colander and place the first layer of aubergines sprinkling a little bit of salt, add […]
Wild broccoli, or friarielli, tastes like a hybrid of a herb, crossed with a vegetable – a delicious peppery flavour with plenty of scent. It has an ‘edge’ which is compelling, as do olives, as does smoked cheese. Say no more.
Chorizo is a strong cured meat with plenty of flavour and spicy aroma. When you contrast this with a fresh, mild cheese such as ricotta, and throw in plenty of crunchy green watercress to balance it off, you are in no danger of adulterating its deep umami.