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Carne (Meat Dishes), Pulses, Recipes

Sausage Tomato Lentil Stew

One of my favourite tv programmes is back on the BBC; ‘Unpacked Italy’ with Giorgio Locatelli & Andrew Graham-Dixon. Love this show; love these twos enthusiasm for their two greatest passions. Love how Giorgio got excited about making this simple ‘peasant’ stew with food from the lands. Unfortunately my ingredients […]

Pulses, Recipes

Cannellini bean, pancetta, kale tomato stew

There is nothing I love more than a stew in the winter, especially one that takes no time at all.   Ingredients 1 tin Peeled Tomatoes 1 tin Cannellini bean 150g Pancetta, diced 100g Kale 1 Onion, chopped 2 garlic, cloves Chilli flakes , pinch Mix of Italian herbs (Oregano, […]

London, Places to eat

Polpo Soho

Polpo has been one of those places I have tried to have dinner at for ages, but have always faced at least an hour wait. An hour is far too long when I am hungry (as many of my friends can tell you) and can get very grouchy and can’t […]

Pulses, Recipes

Cannellini Bean & Italian Sausage Stew

This British weather has taken a turn for the worse and on this particular Saturday night I needed to eat something that would bring be some serious warmth. During the day, I had discovered a new Italian delicatessen, Monte’s Deli in Islington who held an impressive selection of antipasti, cheeses & […]