Entries tagged parmesan

February 16th, 2014

Fresh basil pesto


Somehow, never in my life, in all my years of cooking pasta, I’ve never made fresh basil pesto before. Until now, that is. The major impetus for this is the fact that I’m finally living in a place where we are able to grow enough basil to get truly fresh basil from the garden, along […]

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July 12th, 2011

Penne with “green” tuna sauce


Once again, a dish with a few things that were lying around. I made a green paste by grinding up parsley with a little salt and olive oil, and just threw the other bits together in a pan. The hot english mustard was conceived as a chilli substitute and added a soft warmth (quite different […]

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July 12th, 2011

Scrambled egg, roast tomato, spinach with parmesan


A quick lunch with a few left over things in the fridge.

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February 2nd, 2011

Cornmeal, parmesan and poppyseed crackers


I made these with K. Really easy and tasty. Recipe here.

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October 2nd, 2010

Spaghetti with eggplant sauce


Made this one a while ago, but forgot to post it…

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September 22nd, 2010

Spaghetti and meatballs


We saw The Hayloft Project’s re-imagining of Thyestes last week, which was excellent. They managed to take an old Greek tragedy (Greek tragedy being all about dramatic irony), and through some very clever scripting and staging made it even more ironic than the original. I mention it here because it included a very memorable scene involving […]

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August 23rd, 2010

Spaghetti with pumpkin and pine nuts


I roasted the pumpkin pieces first with some salt and sage, and then fried them up with some onions, pine nuts, garlic and parsley.

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