Daube de boeuf

I’ve not posted here for ages, partly because I’ve not been cooking much that I haven’t written about before, but also because I’ve been away on holiday. So, here is an attempt to remedy this situation with a classic dish Continue reading

What to do with turkey you didn’t cook at Christmas Pt 1 – saltimbocca

When I wrote about our Christmas lunch, I mentioned that the turkey breast I’d bought was so huge that I cut the ends off and froze them to be used later on  and this is one of the things I’ve cooked with some of the meat. Continue reading

Tagliatelle with courgettes, tomatoes and basil

Another quick, easy and summery dish.

All you need is some pasta, fresh tagliatelle was what I used, one large thinly-sliced courgette per person, some halved cherry tomatoes, chopped parsley and basil, finely-chopped or grated garlic, olive oil, salt, pepper and some cheese for grating (I used Provolone, but Parmesan is fine). Continue reading