78. Lemony basil spaghetti with mascarpone, chilli and chives

Home Cooking Made Easy p162

Mr Cookingfanatic has been known, on occasion, to be disparaging about vegetarian food and, truth be told, vegetarians as a species. “No one would marry a vegetarian man – you’d doubt his masculinity.” So when I cook a veggie dish, I often cook some bacon too on the side (and make him chop some wood and stand in the garden roaring at any wildlife) just to clear up any masculinity issues.

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56. Pasta and 57. Creamy pancetta pasta sauce

Home Cooking Made Easy p64 and 88

I never thought I would make my own pasta. It seemed a bit of a waste of time unless you make a filling too. But I have honestly been converted (I think). It’s pretty easy, and the sight of pasta hanging around the kitchen is ¬†very fulfilling!

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