Italian gravlax salmon crostini with pickled watermelon


A lovely recipe for your weekend, especially if you’re first foray into salmon gravlax or salt cured salmon. As things get a little chilly in Southern Tuscany, I’m not ready to give up the big bright flavours of summer just yet. There will be plenty of time for soups and casseroles when I can’t feel […]

Quick baccalĂ  (salt cod) dip

BaccalĂ . If you’ve never heard of the word, then welcome to my childhood nightmare. Being old school Italians, my grandmother refused to relinquish salt cod when she immigrated to Australia. We come from a pretty landlocked part of Calabria in Southern Italy. Our fish had to be cured or it would have survived the journey […]