Monthly Archives: October 2015

Linguine with prawns, basil and pistachios


Serves 4 Ingredients 1 clove garlic 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 bunch basil leaves 1/4 bunch parsley leaves 1/4 bunch mint leaves 1/2 cup toasted unsalted pistachios 1 tbsp finely grated parmesan 3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 1 tbsp lemon juice freshly ground pepper 400g dried linguine 700g green king prawns, peeled with tails intact (or fresh… Read more: Linguine with prawns, basil and pistachios

Linguine carbonara


Ingredients 100g pancetta 50g pecorino cheese 50g parmesan 3 large eggs 350g linguine (De Cecco is very good) 2 plump garlic cloves, peeled and squashed 50g unsalted butter Maldon salt and freshly grated black pepper Method Put a large saucepan of water on to boil. Finely chop the pancetta, having first removed any rind. Finely grate both cheeses… Read more: Linguine carbonara

Lasagna al forno


Ingredients Serves 6 2 tbsp olive oil, plus extra to cook the pasta 1 onion, finely chopped 1 carrot, finely chopped 1 stick of celery, finely chopped 500g chuck steak, cut into small dice (or 500g minced beef) 50g chicken livers, trimmed and finely chopped 100ml red wine 400ml passata Grated nutmeg 50g butter 50g… Read more: Lasagna al forno