#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…

#TomatoesWithEverything – Pasta Diciannove

This recipe was born before the tomato invasion, but it has become a firm favourite comfort dinner, with the added bonus of being quick and slightly more virtuous than some other comfort foods (and an excellent use of my tomatoes!) I assume this sauce has a proper name in Italian (either that or it would…

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…