Sidney’s pizza debut

A BIG, BIG day today – Sidney’s first ever pizza. It’s big because Sidney is one quarter Italian and his mother couldn’t bear to imagine a world without pizza. The horror.

Sadly, his debut was not a taste of the pizza a taglio I wolfed down on the street as a child in Rome, or the huge, crisp, paper thin versions, bubbling with sweet tomato and mozzarella, served up in a proper pizzeria. In an ideal world it wouldn’t have been a cook-from-frozen special. But beggars can’t etcetera and thank god, in that case, for Dietary Specials. Continue reading “Sidney’s pizza debut”

Farabella free from gnocchi & ‘couscous’

(wheat free, gluten free, egg free, nut free, *dairy free)

Gnocchi

TWO of my favourite new finds at the Allergy & Free From Show came from the delightful husband and wife team behind Drossa, a London-based online shop specialising in high quality gluten free foods.

They sell Farabella Italian potato gnocchi and ‘acini di pepe’ – tiny little pasta beads that make a fine fill-in for couscous or bulgar wheat. Continue reading “Farabella free from gnocchi & ‘couscous’”