Peperonata, three ways

Those who follow me on Instagram (@libertaincucina) will know that when I tried to make peperonata last week, while also trying make settembrini, it ended badly. Peperonata 1 The weekend rolled around and with nothing planned for dinner (for once!) I thought I would give it another go. The recipe was taken from Rachel Roddy’s…

#ChallengeExtended – Veronese black rice

The memory of a meal stays with me for a long time. The company, the setting, but more often than not, the food itself. I have treasured memories of certain foods and meals. Some are fancy, some are simple. But years later I can still remember them. Sometimes I like to try and recreate these…

Bucatini with Pizzaiola Sauce – avanzi time

As predicted, with a tub full of pizzaiola sauce left over from dinner last night, I was really looking forward to lunch today! Avanzi (or leftovers) are always a good thing. I opened a pack of bucatini I bought from Lina Stores a few weeks ago (I love an unusual pasta). If you don’t know…

Bisteccha alla pizzaiola

A quick trip round Waitrose this afternoon and I came home with bargain bin steak. I didn’t go out for steak, but seeing as the weather has been rather mixed today, something a little more cosy sounded good. A favourite way to cook steak at the moment is “alla pizzaiola”, cooked in a sauce of…