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Artichokes @ Casa Mono

Shaved Artichoke and Pecorino Tuscano Salad

This is my twist on the classic. I am a goat & sheep Cheese fan so hence the Pecorino instead of the traditional Parmesan. My friend Liz Thorope – the cheese guru behind Murray’s Cheese says that Tuscan Pecorino lets the starring Vegetable shine as opposed to a Pecorino Romano – which can be overwhelming and salty. I like to listen to Liz when it comes to such matters. Ingredients ·    8 baby Artichokes ·    2 large Lemons, juiced + […]

Spring Edition: The Artichoke

It’s May and that means it is Artichoke season. I have a passion for this gorgeous green flower that even I don’t understand. I think it all began when I used to eat them as a kid at my grandmothers house. They were always steamed and served whole with droves of hot Garlic Butter on the side for dipping. I ate every leaf and scraped them clean with my little teeth. When I finally reached the tiny purple leaves inside, […]