Penne with Italian Sausage, Tomato & Red Pepper Sauce

When I checked back in the list of recipes on the blog, I was surprised to find that I hadn’t given this recipe before. There are similar ones but not quite made in this way – a dish that I cook often and has become a family favourite. Although it can be made with any […]

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One-Pot Roasted Italian Sausages & Vegetables

There’s an Italian deli in Richmond where I often see a bake of sausages, peppers and onions in the window and I’ve been meaning to try something similar at home. I’m not sure it’s really Italian but I certainly used the very best Italian sausages, which I bought from the fabulous Corto Italian Deli¬†in Twickenham.¬†Freddie […]

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Italian Sausages with Roasted Pepper Sauce & Polenta

I rarely eat sausages these days (they were a regular supper dish when my kids were small) but a few times I’ve sought out good, authentic Italian sausages for a dish and had no luck finding any. Then the other day I was in Corto Italian Deli buying more taralli – a serious addiction of […]

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Rosemary & Garlic Sausages with Parmesan Polenta & Roasted Tomato Sauce

However busy I am during the day, what I’ll cook in the evening – assuming I’m in, of course – is never far from my mind. Today I thought I should use up some of the sausages I made on New Year’s Eve (click here) that were in my freezer. I decided they’d go nicely […]

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New Year’s Eve Meal Italian Style: Lentils & Sausages

When my half-Italian/Roman friend Robert said a few years ago that he had to be in Rome for New Year’s Eve to eat lentils and sausages, I have to confess I wasn’t terribly impressed. Lentils and sausages! I’d always celebrated the arrival of a new year with more sophisticated fare. But my knowledge and love […]

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