Tag Archives: Tagliatelle

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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Rare Breeds Steaks Challenge #5 Australian Wagyu (with tagliatelle, ceps and truffle oil)

Australian wagyu with tagliatelle and truffle oil

It’s stage five of the Rare Breeds Steaks Challenge. The breed up for the challenge this week is my benchmark steak….AUSTRALIAN WAGYU The Breed: Wagyu translates as ‘Japanese cow’, the … Continue reading

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Tiger Prawns and Scallops with Tom Yum Tagliatelle


I didn’t get my wife a card for Valentine’s Day. There’s something very unromantic about giving your loved one something cynically manufactured and containing a poem written by a 20-year-old … Continue reading


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Recipe Shed: Tagliatelle with Star Anise & Smoked Bacon Bolognese

There are countless recipes for Bolognese sauce. All of them have the basics – mince, onions, garlic, tomatoes – then after that, it’s up to you. I’ve tried many variations, … Continue reading


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Recipe Shed: Pork Tenderloin Medallions with Sweet Bacon and Mushroom Cream Sauce

The recipe for this sauce was given to me by Drogo Montagu, owner of Fine Food Specialist. He used it to complement pan-fried halibut (check out the video I shot … Continue reading

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Filed under Pasta, Pork, Recipe Shed, Sous Vide Cooking

Recipe Shed: Vegetable Tagliatelle with Oven-Dried Cherry Tomatoes and Lancashire Cheese

Lancashire cheese? LANCASHIRE CHEESE? In an Italian pasta dish? Well, it was all I had to hand – and it worked a treat. I used the Extra Tasty variety, which … Continue reading


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