write several books about Italian food, as well as the highly acclaimed Cured. Lindy speaks fluent
Italian, runs Italian cookery courses and has an in-depth knowledge of Italy and its gastronomy.
Her recipes are designed for people who enjoy cooking, eating and good company. Lindy writes a
blog, grown-upfood.blogspot.com, and you can follow her on twitter @lindywildsmith.
are several pages of introduction to Cicchetti telling you about the
dishes, the area and providing ‘the basics’, advice on deep frying,
lard, polenta, Crostini and Crostoni.
Pomodorini farciti – Stuffed Tomatoes
This is a well researched and produced book, just as you would expect from such experienced authors. It’s is a book that would be great for people who entertain and are looking for interesting and different appetisers or canapes. I enjoyed reading and cooking from the book and there are a number of recipes which I have bookmarked to try, in particular the Chickpea Fritters which sound like they may be very like the Chickpea Chips I enjoyed in Cheltenham!
Cicchetti and other small Italian dishes to share
Published by Jacqui Small