You find it also in Bollito Misto
, that classic Northern Italian dish of mixed boiled meats.
It's particularly popular around Cremona in the North of Italy, where much pork is cured and mustard grows well, and it is often served alongside their traditional boiled meat dishes like cotechino sausages and bollito misto
It's an ideal opportunity to try out Piedmont dishes like agnolotti (pasta filled with meat), bollito misto
(boiled meats) or vitello tonnato (veal with a tuna mayonnaise).
That's my version of Wales' national dish, which can be found all over the world in its various forms (think of Pot-Au-Feu, Bollito misto
or New England Boiled Dinner, for example).
- poached chicken, pork, and sausage (yes, all of
Perhaps we could go the whole hog and even add old-fashioned ham ribs and cabbage bollito misto
to the menu - you can't deny it does sound appetising.
Sir Clement Freud suggests, "mixed with its own volume of heavy (but not expensive) olive oil it makes a wonderful and easy salsa verde for bollito misto
is one of the most delicious, complex, sophisticated recipes of traditional northern Italian cooking.
This dish, then, is my interpretation of a special that's served on Mondays; a lovely oven-baked pot of slow-braised lentils enriched with vegetables and served with a selection of bits of pig, much as you would a choucroute garni or that gut-busting Italian classic, bollito misto
Or ask for the amazing Bollito Misto
- poached chicken, pork, and sausage (yes, all of them) Italian-style, which has no carbs at all.