Tag Archives: Italian sausage

Pasta with Broccoli and Sausage – Pasta Broccoli e Salsiccia

This is what I have come to label as a ‘default’ pasta, together with matriciana, arrabbiata and aglio, oglio e peperoncino (carbonara and cacio e pepe take a bit of thinking, for instance, and hence can’t quality).  It is a … Continue reading

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Carbonara Cauliflower Mac n’ Cheese

“Loving the Leftovers” … that is a category I added to my posts because ” l’arte del riciclo “, which translates into English as the art of using leftovers, is all about creating a FRESH dish using the remains of … Continue reading

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Gnocchi with Asparagus and Sausage – If you can’t beat them, eat them! (Gnocchi that is …)

This post follows on from another entitled “The trouble with gnocchi” which is supposed to be a blow by blow account of how to make gnocchi from scratch.  If anyone is foolish enough to want to try making gnocchi, and … Continue reading

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