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From the Kitchen at Portofino Restaurant: Branzino, Orecchietta and Polpo e Patate

Portofino Restaurant is currently undergoing very exciting renovations and will reopen in time for Valentine's Day. And while owners, Simone and Karen Maranzana reassure us that the much-loved aspects of the restaurant will remain (including menu favorites and the vintage Italian photographs) the restaurant's look will be enhanced and improved upon and new menu items will make their debut! In the meantime though, you can bring Portofino into your own home by cooking up these recipes for Branzino, Orecchietta and Polpo…


Recipes

For The Love of Loquats!

In many protected gardens around Bermuda, loquat trees are now bearing their beautiful yellow-orange fruit. Better pick them before they over-ripen … or the kiskadees beat you to it!     Loquats for Later If you don't have time now…


Recipes

Valentine’s Day Thumbprint Cookies

Ingredients: 1-1/2 cups unsalted butter at room temperature 1 cup confectioners sugar 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 large egg 1 large egg yolk 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract 3 cups flour, sifted 1-2 cups raspberry jam   Directions: Preheat oven to…


Clean Eat Kates

Fiber-Rich Overnight Oats

What’s better than a convenient morning meal that is packed with nutrients and flavor but is quick and easy enough for those on the go? Overnight oats take about 10 minutes to prepare in the evening and are ready and…


Recipes

Loquat Barbecue Sauce

Ingredients: 900 g loquats 1 cup soft brown sugar 3 cups malt vinegar 1 onion, chopped 2 cloves garlic 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 tsp black pepper 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper 6 cloves whole, or 1/2 tsp ground cloves   Directions:…

Food News

New Life for the Much Loved Portofino Restaurant

Bermuda's favourite family-style Italian and Mediterranean restaurant, Portofino is undergoing a major renovation after more than 40 years in operation. Changes to the restaurant extend from the décor and include a new menu, wine list and a new head chef…