Woolworths TASTE

Home truths

In the early nineties, I found myself working at a historical mansion in Washington DC that served as a retreat for congressmen, senators and world leaders. I spent my days mangling sheets, polishing marble floors and turning rooms, and my time off revelling in the city’s galleries and museums. Good farmers’ markets were emerging and there was a wave of new “ethnic” restaurants in the city.

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Winning Reader
Ramona Naidoo (@food_thingz) is our June winner! She posted this gorgeous panna cotta with sumac made using Woolies ingredients on the TASTE Recipe Club Facebook group. It’s served on crushed biscuits and has a hint of cinnamon. Brava, Ramona! RAMON
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What’s For Dinner?
Leftovers: Canned beans and bread Drain and rinse any leftover canned beans to make up 600 g. Whisk ¼ cup olive oil, ¼ cup canola oil, 2 chopped garlic cloves, 20 g chopped Italian parsley, 1 T Dijon mustard, 4–6 chopped anchovy fillets, the juice
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Big Night?
Milan, the global capital of fashion and design in northern Italy, is also famous for maize-based dishes such as polenta, as well as rice-based dishes, especially risotto. Creamy risotto alla Milanese gets its vivid golden colour and distinctive flav