Archive for May, 2014

Homemade tomato ketchup

Ripe tomatoes

The sun is shining and I can smell the neighbours barbecues around me making my mouth water for sausages, beefburgers and grilled vegetables. And all with a generous dollop of ketchup, our homemade ketchup. We made a huge batch last year and it kept us going for months, we put it into sterlised bottles, designed our own label and …

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Fantastic Formaggio


Our chef at Caffe Caldesi Antonio is a major cheese freak, a regular visitor to the many cheese purveyors at Borough Market. One of his favourite ports of call is Gastronmica  where the selection of Italian cheeses is immense. A pile of waxed paper parcels caught my eye in the corner of the kitchen yesterday… Antonio had been cheese shopping …

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