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Rustic Spinach, Pancetta, Wild Mushroom and Caramelized Onion Quiche

Sometimes pie is just the right thing for dinner or dessert. This is the first of two pie recipe posts…one savory pie and one sweet. 745 more words


Deluxe macaroni cheese – WFD#3

Instalment number 3 of my ‘What’s for dinner?’ Challenge and tonight we are having not just macaroni cheese, but deluxe macaroni cheese. Being a cheese lover, I was delighted to see these two cheeses in my fridge this week, however just to give people a warning, the gruyere is a particularly pungent cheese which didn’t please my housemates so maybe don’t cook this before going out somewhere nice as you might smell a bit… well cheesy. 362 more words

What's For Dinner? Challenge

Leaky Pancetta and Pea Risotto

As the days get colder, I always find risotto to be really a really wintery and comforting meal. At Uni I tend to make up a lot of meals based on what I have handy around the kitchen. 384 more words


Novice avocado and pancetta salad with pine nuts and balsamic dressing

This is a delicious salad that will visually impress your family and friends, as well as tasting great. Quick, simple and tasty – the novice chef’s mantra! 235 more words

Novice Cooking

Risotto + Apples, Brussels Sprouts, Pancetta

Risotto is one of the ultimate examples of the great results that can come from taking the time and care to cook something properly. A lot of people find it to be an intimidating dish to cook, but at the end of the day it’s rice. 1,010 more words


Pancetta and Tomato Steamed Mussels

When the hubby is gone, that’s when Mom comes over and we have seafood!  A typical dinner includes escargot au gratin and steamed mussels.  Here’s one of my favourite steamed mussels recipes. 158 more words


Pork Roast with Pancetta and Fig Jam

Adapted from Bon Appétit, December 2003


  • 2 cups dry red wine
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 24 dried black Mission figs (about 12 ounces), stemmed, cut into 1/4-inch cubes…
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