‘Caponata’ with Silken Tofu by Yotam Ottolenghi

His recipe column in The Guardian recently had some experimental fusion dishes under the moniker “Yotam Ottolenghi’s fusion feast”, so what did I do: I combined elements of two of these dishes… Continue reading “‘Caponata’ with Silken Tofu by Yotam Ottolenghi”

Lasagna by Marcus Wareing

Another great recipe from the Marcus at Home cookbook to give our new pasta machine a spin.
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Mac ‘n’ Cheese with Ragù Bolognese

Why, oh why, didn’t I try this one before?? Hearty Bolognese Sauce covered in a creamy layer of crispy crusted mac ‘n’ cheese! Hmmm…. ultimate comfort food!

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Grilled Pasta with Feta by Yotam Ottolenghi

This dish from the Plenty More cookbook is a variation on “Baked Ziti“, the classic Italian-American oven dish.

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Lasagna by Tom Kerridge

I was looking for a ragu bolognese in Tom Kerridge’s cookbook Best Ever Dishes and found this very interesting lasagna recipe. Continue reading “Lasagna by Tom Kerridge”

Lentil Soup with Gremolata

An easy Italian style lentil soup that is packed with flavor due to ‘gremolata’: a mixture of parsley, lemon zest, garlic, and olive oil.

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Spaghetti Marinara with Oven-baked Meatballs

I came across the recipe for these “Marvellous Meatballs” over at Sweet and Savory Bite a couple of months ago.  Continue reading “Spaghetti Marinara with Oven-baked Meatballs”

Marcella Hazan’s Ragu Bolognese

Inspired by the delicious Gnocchi Alla Sorrentina I had in Fuerteventura, I had another go at a big batch of ragu bolognese.  Continue reading “Marcella Hazan’s Ragu Bolognese”

Crostini with Braised Oxtail, Cauliflower, Shimeji Mushrooms and Quail Eggs

This recipe is based on one I found over at LXRY by Aan de Poel**’s chef Stefan van Sprang.

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