Fried Spaghetti

Fried Spaghetti When the weather closes in as damp as a grey mood, that’s when I know the only cure for bouncing along the bottom of the barrel is comfort food. And this is my remedy. Fried spaghetti. Well, it’s not really fried, and it needn’t be spaghetti. As you can see, this time I…

How to Make Basic Tomato Sauce for Pasta

BASIC TOMATO SAUCE FOR PASTA It’s harvest time, and even if you haven’t grown tomatoes this summer, you can still make this delicious basic tomato sauce that will wow your taste buds. It’s good. Really good. This is a slightly tweaked version of Marcella Hazan’s Basic Italian Tomato Sauce. I like spicy, so I’ve included…

Words That Cook

GREEN HEAVEN She stirs warm green pashminas of sun-drenched basil, into misty verde days, snowy Parmesan drifts into pasta. Heaven can’t wait! BABY CARROTS Baby carrots dressed in orange sweeter than candy orangier than Halloween. Peeled, cut and steamed, slicked light with honey and gleaming Poetic form: Epulaeryu

Today’s Lunch: Quick Noodle Soup

How fast can you snap your fingers? Well, it’s not that fast, but this soup is pretty fast to make. Within 5-minutes you could be seated before a bowl of steaming noodle soup, spiced-up (or down if you don’t like spicy!), with meat or without meat, garnished or ungarnished, with veg or without. You are…

Home Alone Comfort with Fried Egg Spaghetti

Favourite Comfort Food: Fried Egg Spaghetti This recipe makes one portion. It’s perfect food when you’re alone and there’s no one about to hear your slurping and low sighs of pleasure. And not unexpectedly, there’s a brief story behind this one. I knew a guy who ate fried egg spaghetti six out of seven days…