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Mafalda Corta pasta with parsley pesto and pepper sauce

I’m a big fan of Sainsbury’s ‘Taste the difference’ range of dried pasta and I’ve tried most of the range now. The Italians use specific pasta shapes to work with particular types of sauces and the Mafalda Corta I used … Continue reading

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Meatball carbonara

I caught an episode of Jamie Oliver’s new ‘5 ingredients’ cookery show the other night and I thought I’d give his meatball carbonara a whirl. He’s very keen to prove that you don’t need a lot of skill, time or … Continue reading

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Creamy cauliflower risotto with a crispy anchovy crumb

I am (slowly) writing a new book about cooking with vegetables and finding new ways to use old favourites¬†is leading me in some interesting directions. If you only ever serve the humble cauliflower baked with a cheese sauce, you’ll find … Continue reading

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Kisir

If you’ve been to Turkey on holiday, it’s highly likely that you’ll have been served a Kisir salad just like this as part of a mezze. The combination of nutty bulgur wheat in spicy tomato and harissa marinade mixed with … Continue reading

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Sicilian pasta with cauliflower and tomato cream sauce

I’m in the process of writing a new book about cooking with vegetables so I’m constantly on the lookout for new ways to cook with some old favourites. I’m used to putting cauliflower with cream, cheese or spice but not … Continue reading

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