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Sausage and spare rib stew for polenta – Polenta con le spuntature

Polenta may not be the most exciting of dishes unless a) you are really hungry and b) you are really cold.  It is these two factors that render polenta sublime.  Polenta (the corn meal) is similar to bread, rice and … Continue reading

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Taking the pressure off Polenta Sauces

I remember the summer we decided to buy a pressure cooker while on a family holiday in the Marche, circa 1994-1995 with my in-laws and my husband and our young children all oohing and aaahing.  I had finally relented and … Continue reading

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