Carbonara with garlic breadcrumbs

“What about Carbonara?” suggests Tom.

“… with garlic bread?”

It’s a balmy Sunday afternoon in London, toward the end of an unusually hot June. We were at a wedding last night. Due to antibiotic-induced teetotalism, there’s not a hangover in sight. Instead, Tom capitalised on the situation and saved on a taxi by driving us back from Hampshire in the middle of the night…. 

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Friday Pot Luck| Week #6

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It’s back to school week! Even though it’s been four years since I left education, I always see the first week of September as the start of a new term, and I don’t think I’m alone. It’s a time for buying stationery, tidying my desk, and making pledges to myself about being more organised this academic year.

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Stuffed Courgettes

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I’m a fiend for courgettes, but not everyone feels the love. Fair enough – when cooked badly, courgettes can create an unpleasant and watery ratatouille, or a dark green, floppy disc in a plate of Mediterranean vegetables…. 

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