So I’m just back from 10 days in Puglia – Southern Italy – my Sister’s home and my second home! I’ve been back and forward to Italy for the last 30+ years and during that time I’ve had the honor to cook, be cooked for and most recently be invited to work in a… Read More Stuffed Tortelloni – this is pasta work for the advanced!
If I have learned anything from cooking in Italy and cooking with Italians it is this……do not smother pasta with sauce…it needs to ‘sing with’ whatever you serve it with not be upsatged by it. Now, as a youngster my heart would sink ever time a big bowl of spaghetti landed in front of me… Read More Spaghetti with Salsiccia, Sun blushed tomatoes, mushrooms and aubergine
Are sausages the greatest thing ever invented? Probably. That’s a pretty sweeping statement but one anyone reading this can relate to and maybe agree with to a certain degree. Sausages (the standard ones) have always been associated with Breakfast – this part of the world anyway – and I’m guilty in my own way of… Read More Toulouse Sausage, garlic herbed mash and a Cassoulet side
So there’s a bumper crop of courgettes in my kitchen garden right now and I gotta be honest I would take a bath in these if I could get away with it!! Following on from the very first recipe with courgette – the stuffed courgette flowers I decided to head down the simpler route and toss… Read More Italian Sausage and Courgette Linguini