Pasta Amatriciana

A Roman staple. This sauce traditionally uses the fattier guanciale, the pig cheek, as it's base instead of pancetta and the chilli is optional.

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Rocket & Pistachio Pesto

This recipe is from my IGTV series Easy Italian and this one of my go - to pasta sauces, though I am known to serve it with a raost fillet of haddock or cod too!

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Flatbread with Rosemary

Makes 8 large flatbreads

This is Italian fast food usually served immediately, filled with cheeses, roasted garlic vegetables, salami or prosciutto.  

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Easter Bread

Makes 5 or 6 depending on the size

This is a fluffy, light bread which is such fun to make. And, as it’s sweet, you can be sure the children will devour lots of it. Smaller eggs work better in this recipe and the dough is braided around the eggs.

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Cheesy Buns

Makes 12  

These are my little “fistful” buns which are delicious and my two children love to help me shape them. Twist each little bun closed tightly as they can open during baking although I love the freeform shapes when they are baked. 

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