This is a wonderful vegetarian dish and I say that as an incorrigible meat eater. To me a great vegetarian dish is one that you eat and never notice that it’s vegetarian. And that’s not because I think that vegetarian dishes are in any way lacking. I think we should not approach any dish askingContinue reading “Braised Egg Noodles with Mushrooms”
Category Archives: Pasta
Paccheri with Morels and Porcini Mushrooms
It’s always good to have a few simple, fast and impressive recipes to hand to wow impromptu guests or to feed the family when your shopping was delayed by a glass of wine. Today’s dish looks like you must have slaved for hour over a slow simmering stock but does in fact take just 20Continue reading “Paccheri with Morels and Porcini Mushrooms”
Hokkien Fried Noodles
For those of you who have been wondering why I have been rendering all this lard, wonder no more! Hokkien Char is one of my absolute favourites. I try to limit my consumption of it, because to be painfully honest, it’s not health food. Good thing is you can easily make it at home andContinue reading “Hokkien Fried Noodles”
You’ll be laughing and telling me that no one needs a recipe to make macaroni cheese. But this is a special one! Somewhere between a liquid Japanese style one and my good old sliceable Luxembourg one. Oh, and I’m actually lying, it’s not macaroni at all, but penne. Reason being that I had a lotContinue reading “Macaroni Cheese”
Japanese Curry Udon
Japanese Curry is neither. It’s not really Japanese and it’s definitely not a curry. Even the curry powder used is an English interpretation of curry powder. It’s all really rather weird; No person in ANY curry cooking country would ever make curry like that. And yet it is so delicious you can’t stop eating it.Continue reading “Japanese Curry Udon”
Maccheroni with Ham & Peas
This is as splendid a dish as it is easy to make. As there are just a few ingredients, you should try and use the best available. If you made your own chicken stock, use cooked ham freshly cut off a whole ham (ask your butcher for a thick slice, about 1cm), use French creamContinue reading “Maccheroni with Ham & Peas”
Polenta, the ignored
Chris makes the case for the humble polenta and creates a simple recipe for a sumptuous lunch.
Cooking for a Lock-Down
Without a pasta machine, Chis & Eddie set out to make tortellini by hand from scratch.