Archive | May, 2017

Boeuf à la Bourguignonne

There’s nothing like a good beef stew, warming and hearty, and this recipe shows all the promise of being an excellent beef stew. I’ve made variations on Boeuf à la Bourguignonne many times, but I can’t honestly remember if I’ve made this specific recipe. Well, now I’ll be sure. The recipe starts with the sauce. […]

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Pasta alla Carbonara

I was after something that would make a relatively straightforward week-night dinner, and this pasta dish looked just the thing. It needed only a handful of ingredients, all of which I had to hand. This recipe is another cheat – it apparently comes from The River Café Cook Book. I have a copy somewhere, I […]

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