A blog about cooking with a surprise set of ingredients.

Tuesday, July 17, 2012


My mind, at least when I started thinking about the ingredients, was on the potential for tennis history to be made (and by that, I don't mean Roger The Smooth winning again). My person, unfortunately, was in Brussels in what appeared to be the onset of a monsoon. Either way, comfort food was likely to be required. By fortunate coincidence, we've just acquired yet another bit of kitchen kit, namely a pasta maker. So, a bit of a push towards pasta it would be. The bag consisted of prawns, pork mince, oyster mushrooms, dried porcini, limes, small red chillies, spring onions, cauliflower, pasta flour, raspberries and strawberries. And, of course, a nice single malt (Bruichladdich) to reflect the Scottish hopes of the day. Good luck alskling!

I thought this was quite an inspiring bag even if Murray only made part of the history