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Fun with Fettuccine, Fennel and Feta

The last time I was in the greengrocer’s, they were selling off some bulb fennel at reduced prices, so I bought a bag. Bulb fennel is quite strongly flavoured, and a little goes a long way, so I figured we’d

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Lamb and Tomato Sauce for Pasta

I think this last recipe for leftover lamb is a bit unusual. How often have you seen lamb with pasta? I don’t think I ever have before. But I know that lamb can go with tomatoes, because I’ve seen shoulders braised with

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Planned Leftovers with Lamb

There is a strange phenomenon here in Wales: sheep appear to be everywhere in the countryside, and lamb meat is readily available in the shops, but it’s mostly imported New Zealand lamb. I’m not entirely sure where most of the Welsh

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Tagliatelle Impromptu

Time for a satisfying bowl of pasta like this one? For the last few weeks, we’ve been taking advantage of as much dry weather and daylight as we can before ‘real’ autumnal weather hits Wales. In addition to the usual

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Mushroom Pasta Bake

I think pasta bakes are much maligned–either as convenience food or as junk food, but really, they need not be either. They can range from simple to complex, low to high carb (think of lasagne), none of which is necessarily

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St David’s Day Pasta

This is a dish I created to honour my adopted country, Wales and its patron saint. In addition to leeks, a recognized symbol of Wales, I’ve included a local Welsh specialty blue cheese, Perl Las. Do try this with fresh,

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