Alison Evînam Boyd

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My Cucina Toscana: Cannelloni with Ricotta and Spinach

  What’s not to love about cannelloni, lasagne’s close cousin and, just like lasagne, there are a myriad variations from a myriad provinces and villages and families…each as lovely as … Continue reading

February 3, 2016 · Leave a comment

My Cucina Toscana: Candied Chestnuts

Castagne Candite, Marrons Glacé…a candied chestnut by any other name. To make them is a long and love-laborious process, five days to be precise. It took a dummy run to get … Continue reading

December 17, 2015 · Leave a comment

My Cucina Toscana: Castagnaccio Recipe

I’ve waxed lyrical about the humble chestnut of Monte Amiata in past posts. I’m probably a little obsessed by them, given that I hail from the antipodes where a good chestnut is few … Continue reading

December 9, 2015 · Leave a comment

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