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Linguine with Pecorino and black pepper – ‘cacio e pepe’

I’ve been meaning to whip up a bowl of this simple pasta dish for ages; originating in Rome, it appears on smart restaurant menus all over the place these days. As there are only three ingredients, linguine, Pecorino Romano cheese … Continue reading

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Linguine with white onion and anchovy sauce

The ingredients in this pasta sauce are very simple and it takes less than half an hour to make but it still packs quite a flavour punch. I’ve usually got packs of linguine, onions, garlic and canned anchovies in my … Continue reading

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Stuffed portobello mushrooms

These stuffed portobello mushrooms make a fantastic starter, a light lunch with a side salad or a side dish with roast meats or a bulgur wheat style salad. They are such a perfect dish to have up your sleeve for … Continue reading

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Goan-style beef curry

I normally make curry sauces thickened with yoghurt but this delicious Goan-style beef curry is made primarily with rich beef stock and coconut (toddy) vinegar. Chunks of beef are braised in the spiced stock and reduced to a dark, silky … Continue reading

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