timsellers.net/blog

part of me wants to break down barriers, set people free and make the world a better place
a bigger part of me wants to sit on the sofa, drink tea and play through old Nintendo games

Navigation

Home (latest post and selection from archives)

Archives (by month and category)

Feed (RSS)

About

I rant about current events here.
I discuss the problems of religion here.
I write about personal stuff . . . elsewhere . . .
This is just a blog about my everyday life (see the Introductory post for details).

Recent comments

Hopefully this message will find... read all
24.01.2012 by lee hardy, 10:55pm
They were great times despite... read all
06.11.2010 by Gav, 8:18pm
P.S. Can Gav play... read all
06.11.2010 by Eric, 7:17pm

Links

About
Me (home)
Sarah
Religion is bullshit
Auntie
The Guardian
Wikipedia
b3ta
Bloggerheads (temp)
Bloggerheads
Scaryduck
Pub philosopher
Insignificant thoughts
Just a girl in the world
A slice of cherry pie
The Sharpener
Green house by the sea
Stupid evil bastard
Stairway to hell
CSSplay
A nice cup of tea and a sit down
Ministry of truth
Obsolete
Jesus and Mo
xkcd
spEak You're bRanes

 
Comments by
Blogkomm - pop up free comments without a database

Rest by me.

16/11/08 : Tagliatelle with pancetta, leek and mushrooms

Sorry, two recipes in a row . . . this was an improvisation that worked well so I thought I'd post it before I forgot it. All measurements approximate.

olive oil
100g pancetta or smoked streaky bacon, diced
a large leek, shredded
handful of mushrooms, sliced
1-2 cloves garlic, crushed
tbsp brandy
level tbsp flour
200ml veg stock
100ml double cream
chopped fresh parsley
plenty freshly ground black pepper

Basically, cook everything in the order above. Put a pan over a medium heat, add a good glug of oil and fry the bacon until starting to brown. Add the leek and cook for a few minutes until softened, then the mushrooms for a couple of minutes, then the garlic, then the brandy. Add the flour and gradually stir in the stock. Bring to the boil then add the cream, parsley and pepper and turn the heat down. Let it simmer gently whilst you cook the tagliatelle. When the pasta is almost done, drain and add to the sauce. Mix everything thoroughly whilst the pasta finishes cooking.

Posted by Tim at 18:01 [ permalink ]
Categories: Food and drink
Comments [ hide comments ]

New comments disabled due to spam

 

Previous post |  Home |  Archive index  | Next post ]