Archive for the ‘Pasta’ Category

Photo of some baby plum tomatoes, basil leaves, and peeled shallots on a wooden chopping board

As a child, like many children, the only form in which I’d even consider eating tomatoes was ketchup. As an adult, I’m reformed – I was well on the way to liking tomatoes even before I decided to intentionally broaden my tastes – but it took me a little while to get here.

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Recently, I came across this recipe by Lottie + Doof for a pasta meal in a single pan, and decided to try it out. It’s a simple enough combination – onions, garlic, tomato & basil – and, I can verify, tastes rather good! You should try it out.

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This evening, I got home to find a nearly-empty fridge. Not being in the mood to cycle out in the pouring rain, I decided to deal with it, and see what I could make with what was there. This rather tasty meal was the result.

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Food Tech was always the best of the various technology lessons at school – an hour and a half of cooking, followed by eating the results. In Year 8, Food Tech taught me this recipe for a simple tomato sauce, which I now know by heart, and which can be used as a base for quite a lot of different meals.

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