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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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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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Linguine with tomato and tuna sauce

This is one of those quick, simple, inexpensive but ‘oh so tasty’ pasta dishes that you’ll make over and over again. You only need to use a few basic store cupboard ingredients and you can have this ready for lunch … Continue reading

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Versatile and creamy cauliflower mash

If you read the foodie press, you can’t help but have heard about Paleo and other faddy no-carb diets. I don’t really do fads but I do love this versatile creamy cauliflower mash as an alternative to mashed potato either … Continue reading

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Porcini and smoked bacon risotto

I love trying a new ingredient and seeing what culinary magic I can make with it. This week, I bought a jar of Porcini Mushroom Paste from the Waitrose Cooks’ Ingredients range (¬£2.49 for a 90g jar). A couple of … Continue reading

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