Category Archives: pasta

Sourdough adventures – pasta

I have to admit that I did wonder about the point of adding a leavening agent to something that is usually unleavened, but the result was quite an eye-opener! I basically replaced one of the eggs in my usual recipe … Continue reading

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Spaghetti with raw garlic

So, as you know by now, we’re big fans of spaghetti and garlic. This particular variation was one we had at a restaurant many years ago and have replicated many, many times since. It’s that good. Serves 4 Ingredients 500g … Continue reading

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Tofu mozzarella “meat” balls

I love this dish because the balls can be prepared in advance, then dinner can be ready in the time it takes to heat some sauce and cook some pasta when I get home from work. This recipe was adapted … Continue reading

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Spaghetti with rucola and garlic-chilli breadcrumbs

It has been super hot here the last few days and I couldn’t face the thought of having the oven on again. Something quick and light was needed and the word “rucola” popped into the discussion. But what to do … Continue reading

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Cannelloni

Each recipe makes enough for four people (two cannelloni each). Egg pasta (I made a double batch the first time in case I messed any sheets up, hence the more-than-eight sheets in the picture) Makes 8 sheets Ingredients 100g all-purpose … Continue reading

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Spaghetti with creamy garlic sauce

I think it’s becoming increasingly obvious that I’m a big fan of garlic, especially roasted garlic. Roasting makes the flavour more delicate, sweeter and less inclined to cause *ahem* malodorous after effects. After you’ve roasted your garlic, this pasta sauce … Continue reading

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Spaghetti with roasted garlic, tomatoes and peppers

  I usually plan the week’s meals and do all the shopping at once, apart from the things I’ll need fresh and the things I inevitably forget. When I have time off work, though, that routine is the first thing … Continue reading

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