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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


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

Pappardelle al ragù – Dixie’s moving house

Never one to relinquish culinary control easily, Trota is keeping a particularly beady eye on progress in the cartoon kitchen today… 269 more words


These days it's all about shortcuts.

How did I not know about soffritto mix before now. For years I have sweated blood and tears (OK blatant exaggeration) to finely chop onion, celery and carrots to make the base for my bolognese or casseroles, when all this time I could have got waitrose to do it for me! 382 more words

Chunky celeriac, chickpea and cavolo nero stew

Zuppa di sedano rapa, ceci e cavolo nero

Here we are then, another chunky stew for you.  Around my neck of the woods, in North East England, Spring generally refuses to spring into life until well into May, and so despite all my hopes April has been characteristically cold, wet and altogether crap. 721 more words


Penne with Tomato & Tigernut Meat Sauce (Recipe for Bim’s Kitchen)

Bim’s Kitchen are known for adding exciting ingredients to their African inspired sauces and condiments. In my latest collaboration with Bim’s Kitchen to develop recipes for their website, I concocted this pasta dish with their delicious… 342 more words

Our Kitchen

Penne with broad beans & gorgonzola

My obsession for varying meals is killing me (not literally, obvious). Since it’s intolerable for me to have the same dish both for dinner and lunch the next day – tell me about time saving – every day the struggle to find something different gets more real. 290 more words