Category Desserts

La Sfogliatella – little ‘lobster tails’

Salvo’s Italian restaurant in Leeds is an institution. I used to go there with friends back in the day when I was a textile design student at Leeds University rather too many decades ago, and thank goodness it’s endured. In fact, it’s even better because a few years ago they opened a delicatessen, ‘Salvo’s Salumeria […]

Blood Orange season

Hurrah. Tis the season for blood oranges. When there’s snow on the ground and temperatures below freezing, seeing blood oranges for sale really perks me up. They radiate sunshine. There are apparently three varieties: Sanguinello, Moro and Tarocco, all of which hail from Sicily, although the ones I bought this morning were grown in France. […]