Tag Archives: pasta

Courgette and Prawn Pasta with Tomato Foxtrot Bisque

This is the sort of recipe that will appeal to people who do not mind dealing with details and a series of steps.  It is not at all ‘difficult’ but it does require a little patience, and I don’t know … Continue reading

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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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CC — clams and courgettes for the year-round popular pasta sauce

Spaghetti or linguine alle vongole … i.e. spaghetti or linguine with a venus-clam sauce … is, in very many ways, the epitome of a summer pasta dish.  But, as the Hungarian born British author George Mikes (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Mikes) wrote in his … Continue reading

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