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Review: ‘Ragu’ Creamy Tomato and Bacon Sauce for Pasta Bake


It feels like an admission of defeat to say that I have found these Easter holidays incredibly challenging. My three kids are growing and growing – and their appetites are … Continue reading

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Ultimate Meat Sauce for Pasta

ultimate meat sauce for pasta

I’ve cooked various different versions of meat sauce for pasta, but this stands out from the crowd. It’s taken from Simon Cave’s ‘Manly Food’ book, which I’ve used so many … Continue reading


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Recipe Shed: Pork Rib Ragu with Pappardelle

I’ve read and seen versions of this dish cooked a couple of times over the last few weeks. The first was by Nigel Slater, with an extract from his latest … Continue reading

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Recipe Shed: Slow Cooker Mince, Marmite and Five-Spice Ragu with Fusili

Well, I guess you’re going to love or hate this dish, but I most definitely believe it will be the former. A teaspoon of Marmite added to the sauce gives … Continue reading


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