Tag Archives: Parmesan cheese

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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Parmesan shortbreads

A couple of years ago, I was at a friend’s Christmas party and her daughter offered us some of her homemade Parmesan shortbread biscuits to go with our drinks. They were so addictively delicious, I confess that I probably ate … Continue reading

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