Category Archives: Pasta

Recipe – Braised Lamb with Red Wine, Tomatoes, Olives and Aromatic Spices

This is a robust, hearty dish that’s full of Mediterranean flavor. It goes really well served with pasta and because it’s basically a stew,  serving it on top of a pile of fluffy mashed potatoes would also be good. The … Continue reading

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Recipe – Pasta Salad with Anchovies, Parsley & Black Olives

Don’t dismiss this because of the word ‘anchovies’…this is one of the most delicious and simplest pasta salads, ever. I’ve been making it for well over 20 years and as I’ve frequently mentioned when anchovies show up in a recipe, … Continue reading

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Recipe – Tagliatelle with Smoked Salmon, Lemon & Crème Fraîche

Impressive enough for a dinner party, this pasta dish is luxurious, fragrant and takes no time at all to assemble. Crème fraîche keeps very well and I always have some handy, along with fresh lemons and an assortment of dried … Continue reading

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Recipe – Pasta with Tuna & Anchovies

Fast, fabulous & filling, this is the perfect solution for those times when you stagger in tired and hungry after a long day at work. It’s amazing what you can quickly crank out using the contents of your kitchen cupboard … Continue reading

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Recipe – Butternut Squash Risotto with Crispy Sage

Risotto is such a wonderful comfort food and can be fun to prepare in front of dinner guests – they’ll keep you company by chattering away in the kitchen over a glass of prosecco while you’re stirring for about 20 … Continue reading

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Recipe – Penne Pasta with Vodka, Bacon & Chili

Pasta is so comforting and generally economical, assuming in this case that you have a bottle of vodka lurking around somewhere. Full of flavor and and easy to prepare, you can use prosciutto, ham or cooked bacon (which happened to … Continue reading

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Recipe – Pasta with Cauliflower & Stilton

If you like cauliflower cheese you will absolutely love this dish. It tastes luxurious and makes a fabulous vegetarian main course. Although it isn’t essential flavor-wise, golden or purple cauliflower will add a colorful dimension if you can find them; … Continue reading

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