Tag: Dinner

Salsa di Pomodoro

Salsa di Pomodoro

This recipe is adapted from a Sainsbury’s cookbook that was released in the early 80s and it is a favourite. I make mine vegan, using nutritional yeast instead of cheese, however a hard cheese like parmesan can be subbed back in if that is your 

Asparagus Risotto

Asparagus Risotto

I almost titled this ‘Luxuriant Asparagus Risotto’ because the final result is just that – luxuriant. The characteristic risotto creaminess has been amped up to 11 with the additions of butter and a dash of cream at the end. This richness means that it is 

Spaghetti all’ Amatriciana

Spaghetti all’ Amatriciana

I feel the need to emphasise this point: this is by no means a traditional Spaghetti all’ Amatriciana. Instead it is a meat-free version that makes the best of pantry staples. However if you prefer to include guanciale (or a substitute meat), then notes for 

Chicken à la Meates

Chicken à la Meates

This is my version of Chicken à la King – the one that I grew up eating and which is still a firm and frequent favourite in the weekly meal rotation. In comparison to both the original and contemporary recipes, it is pared back and