Tag Archives: broccoli

Pasta and Broccoli Soup

This is a traditional soup which may not be very exciting but that’s all right I suppose, because soup isn’t supposed to be ‘exciting’ now, is it? Nourishing, warming, soothing, comforting, healing, filling, satisfying … these are all adjectives that … Continue reading

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Green Technique and Sicilian Broccoli Pasta – Pasta e Broccoli con acciughe

Just for the record, I was not good at physics and chemistry at school and gave them up as subjects as soon as I could.  What a pity.  If had seen the video I am putting up at the end … Continue reading

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A clever Wintry Roman-Style Antipasto – Ricotta, Pancetta and Guanciale

By clever, I mean that the execution of the recipe is very very easy and the result quite quite charmingly yummy, given the humble ingredients. We are talking about ricotta cheese, pecorino romano cheese, pancetta and roman broccoli. Boil or … Continue reading

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