Ricotta & Rocket Gnocchi in Tomato Sauce & Bacon

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My sister-in-law is on a three-week gluten-free diet and I thought it’d be easier if everyone went on the same diet. Mainly, because I am way too lazy to cook two separate meals, and really, gluten-free is the easiest thing to cater for. Next to vegetarian. Give me vegan or dairy-free, I’ll probably throw in the… 

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Spaghetti with Bacon & Cherry Tomatoes

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One of the things I’d discovered in Italy was that great food is often made with very few ingredients. The fresher, obviously, the better and less was, in fact, enough. In this recipe there are four main ingredients – cherry tomatoes, bacon, mushroom and garlic. Cherry tomatoes to sweeten the sauce, bacon to add saltiness,… 

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Eggplant & Mushroom Cannelloni

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Hooray! I get to use my new swanky Svenskt Tenn place mat. I have been in love with Svenskt Tenn since I interviewed them for an article back in 2008. Everything is so marvellously stylish at Svenskt Tenn and, of course, as all brilliant things do, they come with a generous price tag. I have… 

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Honeymoon in Italy & Going Home

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Bon Giorno! Our belated honeymoon in Italy was so amazing. G and I went to Italy! I still can’t get my head around it. We ate so much pasta, pizza, and drank bottles of Lambrusco (admittedly, not the finest wine but after a hot day of wandering, it is simply the best). Our tour began in Venice… 

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