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spaghetti with cauliflower and olives

spaghetti with cauliflower and olives

Once upon a time I made this amazing broccoli pasta dish which used orecchiette, broccoli and breadcrumbs. I loved it, and if I remember correctly, one other person loved it too. Everyone else not so much. From that point on this culinary masterpiece was…

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June 24, 2018
roast vegetable pasta

roast vegetable pasta with feta

When I can’t be bothered cooking, I always suggest we have tomato pasta. More often than not everyone will say OK, but on the occasion when the response is: do we have to?, my next suggestion is usually roast vegetable pasta. And no one ever says…

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April 15, 2017
pasta with tomato sauce

Tomato Pasta

Pasta with tomato sauce is a staple. It’s one of those things everyone should know how to make because it’s quick, simple and uses 5 ingredients (6 if you count the parmesan cheese you need for serving). It takes as long to make as boiling a pot…

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January 21, 2017
pasta e fagioli

Pasta e fagioli

We have our own names for pasta e fagioli: bean and pasta soup or vegetable-less minestrone. The latter comes from a time when a bowl of minestrone would be greeted with groans – there were just too many vegetables on display in the one bowl! Some…

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July 2, 2016
eggplant capsicum pasta

Eggplant Capsicum Pasta

Pasta has always been a staple, so trying the eggplant and capsicum pasta recipe was a no-brainer. However, there was a time there when the only thing a certain person would eat was tomato pasta, so we ate it twice a week to satisfy…

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May 28, 2016