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Category Archives: Pasta

Broccoli, bacon and pine nut pasta sauce

One of the greatest food disappointments in my life has been my inability to digest pasta dishes with tomato based sauces. I struggle with gluten, I struggle with concentrated tomato. … Continue reading

May 10, 2018 · 29 Comments

Zucchini, Hot Smoked Salmon and Dill Cream Sauce

I’ve culled my 40 year old cookbook collection a few times in the last couple of years. Packing stuff into boxes has that affect on me. The classics I’ve kept, … Continue reading

June 16, 2016 · 25 Comments

Spaghetti alla Puttanesca

After I arrived home with multiple bulging bags from the Meditteranean Wholesalers, I was startled to find that the expensive pasta the retailer has promoted as “spelt” was in fact … Continue reading

April 29, 2014 · 39 Comments

Potato Gnocchi Gluten Free

Potato Gnocchi have been at the forefront of my food thoughts for a month or more now. Could they be made gluten free without compromise to flavour or texture? I … Continue reading

November 28, 2013 · 34 Comments

Sicilian Tomato Pesto Trapanese

We have a fabulous multicultural TV channel in Australia, SBS. Late one night about ten years ago we lucked upon a sub titled Sicilian TV detective series, Inspector Montalbano. Our … Continue reading

November 26, 2013 · 32 Comments

Serendipity Sauce

Sometimes the best dishes are made in a rush with just a few simple ingredients. That happened last night. A bunch of parsley, a tired head of broccoli, a can … Continue reading

June 15, 2013 · 15 Comments

Spinach and Ricotta Cannelloni

In the late eighties I made my initial foray into the food business. I worked long hours for little financial reward, but I gained a wealth of experience money could … Continue reading

June 7, 2013 · 11 Comments