August 2006

Creamy Zucchini and Basil Penne Recipe

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by katerina on August 18, 2006

Another week another Weekend Herb Blogging! This week we are back to basil. And the super funny thing is I just read Kalyn’s Kitchen and she also made a pasta with Zucchini and Basil. It is actually quite interesting to see just how different the two recipes are! This week’s event is hosted over at […]

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How to make Orecchiette

15.08.2006How-to
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I have never actually had orecchiette but every picture I have ever seen of it made it look really appealing. Attempting to make a dish where the flavours and the textures are unknown to you is like trying to play a song from a musical genre you have never heard – it might be sound […]

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Orecchiette with Broccoli and Anchovies Recipe

12.08.2006Pasta
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To continue my pasta phase I made homemade orecchiette this week. The pasta and the sauce both come from Marcella Hazan’s Classic Italian Cookbook. I must say everytime I make something from this cookbok I am more and more impressed. Everything works, everytime. Moreover it’s good, really good. How often can you actually say that? […]

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Spicy Sausage and Mushroom Taglietelle with Fresh Thyme Recipe

08.08.2006Favorite
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Another week, and another herb from my front porch for weekend herb blogging. This week? Thyme. Thyme and mushrooms specifically. This is one of my favorite recipes to use fresh pasta. This recipe taught me how thyme can really bring out the flavour of mushrooms and vice versa, I would highly recommend it. It comes […]

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Butternut Squash Ravioli with Sage Brown Butter Sauce Recipe

02.08.2006Pasta
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Brown butter combined with sage is a classic combination, so much so that I caught Giada, Mario and Emeril on tv all combining it for pasta sauce. I am just starting to find uses for the sage plant I have had for the last year. Sage is a perennial plant and is quite hard to […]

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