I feel an adrenalin rush as soon as I manage to get hold of some high quality, original type of pasta. When I got acquainted with the Paccheri type in one Neapolitan restaurant I realised that this pasta could be an inspiration for culinary creativity. This short, tube-like pasta has two versions: lisce (smooth) or rigate (ridged) – […]
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Prepared in a couple of minutes yet it’s so particularly tasty! Ingredients for 4 persons: 400g pasta 1 garlic clove 200g sausage meat, crumbled 1 broccoli, cut into small florets 1 tsp fennel seeds, lightly crushed chili pepper extra virgin olive oil Bring the salted water to a rolling boil and add the broccoli florets. Cook […]
Following last Sunday’s success with the home-made bread I gave it another try this weekend however with a different method for the dough, as suggested by my Mum, and I must say that it gave better results! For the dough: 525g plain flour 1 tbsp sugar 1 1/2 tsp salt 3 tbsp olive oil 1 […]
Following our attendance to the festival of the primi piatti in Foligno last weekend, my Dad stocked our cupboards with different pasta shapes, and wines, cheeses and salumi! We have a good stock which might last till Christmas! Might, I said eh! One of the special pasta we got is this tart-like shaped pasta which today Chris prepared […]
Globe artichokes are easily available at this time of year! This is a diversion from the traditional recipe which is so popular in Malta… that is artichokes filled with tuna, garlic, capers, parsley etc. Ingredients for 4 persons: 8 large globe artichokes 100g sausage meat 100g pancetta (bacon) 2 lemons 2 garlic cloves 1 onion […]