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Macaroni with red bell pepper sauce

The sauce is a hundred per cent vegan. Toss it with pasta and you have a delicious vegan meal. If your vegetarian regime includes dairy products, top the dish with sprinkled cheese and you double the deliciousness. If you're … [Read more...]

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Peppers and Italian sausage meat pasta

I love sausages and I especially love sausage meat with pasta. Sausage meat is the best thing for making meatballs and letting the succulent globes simmer in tomato sauce allows the flavors of the spices in the meat to get … [Read more...]

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Osso buco pasta

Holiday-perfect party food. The most visually exciting way to serve this pasta dish is to top each bowl of noodles with a whole cross cut of beef shank with the bone marrow intact. In some meat stores, it is possible to … [Read more...]

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Fish and mushrooms risotto

This dish makes use of every bit of one whole fish. The flesh is filleted and grilled; the bones and head are boiled to make the broth for cooking the risotto. What kind of fish is good for this recipe? Any firm, fleshy … [Read more...]

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Macaroni with walnut sauce

So, over the weekend, I learned to make a no-cook lacto-vegetarian sauce based on a recipe in The Silver Spoon. Walnut sauce (salsa di noci) is made with crushed walnuts, olive oil, cream and salt. That was what The Silver … [Read more...]

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The Italian lunch

Four years ago, Speedy bought me a copy of The Silver Spoon as an early mother's day gift. I've tried a few recipes from the book [the pork chops with blueberries (bracioli ai mirtilli) and the sweet and sour pork stew … [Read more...]