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  • Busiate verdi with pesto trapanese

    busiate al pesto trapanese

      Last year my parents travelled to Sicily on holiday and whilst there sampled one of the local dishes, Busiate al Pesto Trapanese. They brought back a bag of busiate, which I demolished instantly. Busiate are essentially a chunkier and longer version of Ligurian trofie, also often eaten with pesto. The latin root of the word pesto gave birth to […]

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  • Falafel polpette with olives, basil and pecorino

    polpette in a pan

    Meatballs, or polpette di carne, are awesome. Full stop. Have them with a dollop of gorgonzola-covered polenta, in a fast-food-classic sub-sandwich, served in salads or simply with spaghetti. They are delicious in every way. However, with mrs fp being a pescatarian – queue the violin – opportunities for eating them always look bleak. But if you […]