Entries tagged spaghetti

June 22nd, 2013

Pasta with preserved artichokes and green stuff

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Green stuff? Yes, green stuff. Pistachios (unsalted), capers, parsley, crushed to a paste with anchovies and garlic. Pretty tasty.

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April 1st, 2011

Spaghetti with tomato sofrito, pesto and garlic

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In a tiny little Barcelona kitchen this time. It’s great to have a place with a kitchen when you travel – the food in Barcelona is great, but sometimes you just need some comfort food and a night in. In Spain, you can buy a delicious tomato mixture called ‘sofrito’: cooked tomato and onion. Sort […]

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November 18th, 2010

Spaghetti with zucchini, peas and lemon

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October 23rd, 2010

Spaghetti carbonara with rocket

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I used ham instead of bacon, because that’s what we had handy. The secret to making a good carbonara is to make up the egg/cheese/bacon mix (I add some cooked onion, garlic and parsley) and pour it over the cooked pasta in a frying pan – otherwise you just get dry pasta and scrambled egg.

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August 23rd, 2010

Spaghetti with pumpkin and pine nuts

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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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