Tag Archive: pasta

Spaghetti alla carbonara, essentially

I found a great recipe for carbonara on a delicious food blog called The Epicurean. He’s most definitely an epicure, having researched the history of carbonara and gone into serious detail on the perfect ingredients to use in the perfect carbonara. It’s a good read. But it ain’t me at all. In fact, I’m developing …

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Rabbit ragù

My cooking comes from all sorts of places. In descending order of pleased-with-myself: (1) very occasionally I just invent something new, from nothing; (2) sometimes I eat something good at a restaurant, and then try to make something like it at home; (3) quite often I decide what I want to make, look up a …

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Foodie’s day out, Bath-style

Whenever I visit Bath, and I do visit at least three or four times every year, Saturday morning is invariably given over to a jaunt down to Green Park Station for the weekly Farmer’s Market. Of course, it seems that every town in the land can now boast a Farmer’s Market, and a jolly good …

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Quick courgette pasta

Vanessa was feeling uninspired about courgettes last weekend, so I’ve decided to try and help. Remains to be seen whether I can. So, courgettes. I think courgettes are a great part of the summer and a lovely calming presence in a dish. Although when I think about it further, there’s really only two ways I …

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