Tag Archives: Spaghetti

Músclos a la Marinera

I went out to buy sardines but got sidetracked by pork osso bucco and a kilo of mussels with a very silly price tag (£1.75) – they were practically giving them away! I conversed with the fish lady – she … Continue reading

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Pheasant Meatballs

As the pheasant season is coming to a close and a brace of large birds is down to £6 in the market, I decided to experiment. Pheasant and other game can take a lot of spice without their own flavour … Continue reading

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Chicken Carbonara

August 27th 2011 I had some leftover roast chicken and fancied something creamy with spaghetti, so carbonara seemed to fit the bill. Carbonara (of the charcoal worker) is traditionally a combination of spaghetti, pancetta, parmesan (or pecorino), eggs and fat (these … Continue reading

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Lamb Meatballs

August 22nd 2011 I had some leftover roast lamb and didn’t fancy shepherds pie or moussaka – on a whim, I thought I’d make some meatballs in a marinara sauce. Lamb Meatball recipe: 1lb minced lamb 1 medium onion (minced) 6 pieces … 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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