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Soffritto Soup

Continuing on the Italian theme I was intrigued by the “Soffritto”. This is the base for many Tuscan dishes including soups.

Why a base I thought this could make a soup in and of itself.  240 more words

Matt Preston's Bolognese

Serves: 6

As much as I would like to cook something different and a little bit fancy each night, that trick doesn’t always work around here. 450 more words

Beef

THE 'SPAG BOL' DEBATE

Once the mainstay of the typical English 60s bachelor party, spaghetti bolognese can still be found on the menu at almost every Italian restaurant in the country. 1,751 more words

Market To Table

Pasta del Giorno. Casarecce, Silver Beet and Chickpeas.

My best meals are  usually spontaneous and unplanned. Ingredients present themselves from the Spring garden: I wander about, basket in hand, and pick a few likely candidates to make the  590 more words

Recipes

Stuffed Mushrooms

Stuffed Mushrooms with Italian Sausage

Stuffed mushrooms are a great appetizer for any dinner party or holiday gathering. They are easy to make and delicious. In this recipe, I use italian sausage to give them that extra special flavor, but it is not necessary. 298 more words

Mushrooms

Pappardelle with Bolognese

Pappardelle literally means “gobble up” and this regional dish from Tuscany is simply not complete in our home without another regional Italian specialty, bolognese sauce. 426 more words

Protein

Vegetable Chilli 

It always amazes me when I suddenly come across a new recipe that is such a hit at home it becomes a permanent fixture on our weekly menu. 560 more words

Main Meal