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an evening with antonio carluccio and cirio tomatoes

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Have you ever watched the series Antonio Carluccio’s Italian Feast? No? Well, watch this episode. It’ll only take 29 minutes. Don’t worry, I’ll wait. What did you think? Good innit? This series utterly captivated me when I first saw it in the nineties. This avuncular, wiry haired gent with the most stereotypical Italian accent plodded around Italy cooking from the grandest […]

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spaghetti with truffles

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Some good friends gave me some Carluccio’s black truffles as a gift; the least I could do was serve it back to them. I thought this recipe would be one that Carluccio himself would be pleased with as it has minimal ingredients and ready in under 10 minutes. Mof-mof indeed. Spaghetti with truffles (serves 4): 250g spaghetti (fancy bronze-die cut […]

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spaghetti bolognese

I’ve two versions of a spaghetti bolognese; a workaday version or this, my I’ve-got-a-whole-day-to-spare version. It’s heartily lifted from Antonio Carluccio who claims it’s the way they do it in Bologna. It’s simple to the point of absurd and a very short ingredient list. I start by browning mince; an equal combo of pork and beef. The pork lends wonderful […]

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