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Chorizo, Courgette & Pea Risotto

I’ve made a fair few risottos over the years but this quite possibly the nicest risotto I’ve ever made! I’ve tried to get as close to authentically Italian as I can, but since I’m using Spanish Chorizo I’ve already used some creative licence. But either way, this risotto is rich and creamy which is complemented by the wonderful flavour of the salty chorizo and the bursts of sweetness from the…

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Toad in the Hole

Toad in the Hole has always been a favourite of mine, ever since I was a kid, and it’s a British classic while is filling and comforting and it’s Britishness is only enhanced by it’s wonderfully strange name.  Toad in the Hole is not only a wonderful comfort food, it’s also delightfully simple as you’ll see with this recipe. It’s also perfect with an onion gravy, which I also describe…

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Ragu alla Bolognese

Spaghetti Bolognese is a classic Italian dish that is now found all over the world and has ended up with everyone’s recipe having their own touches or differences. But actual Ragu alla Bolognese, or simply Ragù, however is a dish that is much more delicate and is still very closely ingrained in Italian culture and if you stray from the classic Ragù recipe then it simply becomes something that is…

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Lasagne

Lasagne (or “Lasagna” if you’re American) is a classic Italian dish, or perhaps a better word would be iconic since it’s even found it’s way into foodie folklore by being Garfield’s, the ornery cartoon cat, favourite dish. But whether you’re an Italian, Englishman, American, a Cat, Dog, Squirrel, Alpaca or Guinea Pig, everyone has their own version of Lasagne. This recipe here is my very own that I’ve tweaked over…

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