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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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Ciabatta is a classic Italian white loaf which has a thin crust and is a very light-textured, airy loaf and is wonderfully versatile. It’s brilliant to use for sandwiches, to have with soups, use as a base for garlic bread, as an accompaniment to a main meal, or simply wonderful dipped in olive oil and balsamic vinegar.…

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Featured/ Pork/ Recipes

Pork Tenderloin with Tomato & Red Pepper Sauce

This recipe came about as I had a Pork Tenderloin in the fridge that I wanted to use, but I also had a real craving for something with some Italian flavours. I was originally going to make the sauce for this with jarred sun-dried tomatoes; but as I have a very small local shop, they didn’t have any! So I improvised by oven-drying some Piccolo Cherry Tomatoes instead, and it…

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Accompaniments/ Featured/ Recipes

Garlic Bread

Garlic bread is an amazing accompaniment which goes with so many dishes, pizza, lasagne, spaghetti bolognese… pretty much anything which hails from Italy, really! You can buy it in any supermarket, but it’s oh so easy to make your own and tailor it to how you like it, there’s really no excuse not to give it a go! If you like your garlic bread on the cheesy side, then why…

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