Tag Archives: Italian

Saponara

I had lunch with Sean this week at Saponara, just a stone’s throw from where I live. In fact it’s so close I can see it from my living room window. I like Saponara so much, I’ve been meaning to take … Continue reading

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Pollo alla Cacciatora

I had half a large chicken, which had been languishing in the freezer and some good tomatoes and mushrooms in the fridge, so Chicken Cacciatore was an obvious choice for supper. Chicken Cacciatore is an Italian classic – the word … Continue reading

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Return to Fitzrovia

June 4th, 2011 I met Catie at Blacks in Soho, for a wine tasting, organised by Aubert & Mascoli. It turned out to be a very pleasant afternoon – the Genièvrières, a Bourgogne Macon-Cruzillé was particularly good. On Wednesday, somewhere … Continue reading

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Fitzrovia Private Dining Club

June 1st 2011 Catie and I left the Bookmongers fundraiser (see the post below) and walked through Fitzrovia, under the shadow of the Post Office Tower. We passed a few Italian restaurants, as, like Soho, it’s an area of London, … Continue reading

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Spaghetti Bolognese

January 14th, 2011 Alena cooked spaghetti Bolognese for lunch today. It was thick and concentrated – in the traditional style, not like the usual soupy mixture you get in Britain. According to the authentic Italian recipe, it should contain beef … Continue reading

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