Tag Archives: Giorgio Locatelli

Pasta! Or how a little Trullo crab could make your week…

In seven years of this blog, pasta,┬áthe ultimate ‘daily solution to an eternal problem’, has only ever featured as a footnote to recipes designed for use with gnocchi. Thirteen years ago, thanks to a very stressful job (180 newly branded … Continue reading

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The Italian blog: Locatelli’s sea bream with tomatoes, capers, parsley and garlic

Italy, unlike France, Spain and the States, has never been a place that has really tempted me. Especially not in food terms. This might have something to do with the fact that I am a tiny bit wheat-intolerant and can … Continue reading

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My favourite winter soup recipe: Locatelli’s chickpea and sage

Once you’ve made a soup with the classic base of carrots, celery and onions, it’s very difficult to go back to any other style. I love a creamy soup, and a spicy one but this base makes something better, something … Continue reading

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The Cook Shelf: Made in Sicily and a simple tomato sauce

As a non-pasta-eater I am not the biggest fan of Italian food. Yes, I know there is a lot more to Italian cuisine than durum wheat but, you have to admit, many of the greatest recipes revolve around it. Which … Continue reading

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Method-smuggling and Moro saffron cauliflower

What are your pet hates in recipes? Mine include too many ingredients, too many bits of kitchen equipment used unnecessarily and method-smuggling. And no, that’s nothing to do with buying lots of very attractively packaged cleaning products and taking them … Continue reading

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