Tag: pasta

Meat recipes, Recipes, Recipes using tomatoes, Uncategorized, Vegetarian recipes

Tagliatelle with spicy tomato sauce and lardons

This really simple recipe was inspired by my friend Jules who cooked something similar for us when we were staying with them in Moscow a few years back. Since then we’ve had this for dinner regularly. It’s delicious and easy to make and the tomato sauce recipe is handy to use a base for a […]

Cook with Biltong, Meat recipes, Uncategorized

Join the club: Cook with Biltong

I’ve loved biltong for as long as I can remember (it probably was given to me when I was teething as a baby – the hard sticks are great for emerging teeth). Growing up in Zimbabwe meant it was always plentiful in our house. This fantastic delicacy is basically dried meat (usually beef but can […]

Pasta recipes, Uncategorized

Tagliatelle with pancetta, peas and peppercorns

So here’ s my second recipe, this time using the green peppercorns from Sainsbury’s Speciality Ingredients Range. The aromas were stupendous while I was cooking this dish – it’s such a heavenly match of ingredients. You have the sweetness of the peas, the herby flavours of parsley and mint, the saltiness of the pancetta and […]

Travel in Europe, Uncategorized

Bulls, markets and Marc at 5am in St Remy

My first guest blogger on my new blog. Welcome Jan Orchard. She wrote about her visit to Arzak in San Sebastian for the previous, destroyed blog and I’m glad to say has agreed to making another appearance. And it’s a real goodie from the town of St Remy in Provence, France. Visiting St Remy by […]

Restaurants in London

Jamie Oliver at Gatwick

I hate rushing through airports, it stresses me out and makes me grumpy, so the beginning of my holiday feels like a real chore. As a result I end up spending quite a bit more time in them than most people, trying to find ways to make the experience as positive as possible. When we […]