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Malfada corta with mushrooms and bacon

You could make this quick and easy pasta dish with dried porcini and chestnut mushroom sauce as a vegetarian dish, however, the crispy bacon lardons I use to top it with add protein and an extra dimension of flavour and … Continue reading

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Linguine with sour cream and basil sauce

As we’ve had such a fantastic hot and dry summer, I’ve grown fresh basil outside very successfully. The sunshine has given the basil a distinct and peppery flavour that you don’t get from the shop bought kind but you can … Continue reading

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Pasta shells with broccoli and anchovy sauce

This recipe originally comes from the Apulia region of southern Italy. Anchovies are used in lots of savoury dishes and here they combine successfully with broccoli cooked so it still has a little bite to it, and shell-shaped or orecchiette … Continue reading

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Sausage meat pasta sauce with fennel and spinach

I buy pork sausage meat in 500g tubes from my butcher and always keep at least one handy in the freezer as it’s so versatile. I make my famous Pigeon Cottage party¬†sausage rolls¬†with it, use it as a base for … Continue reading

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