This is a rather ordinary tale of finding myself and forming a ritual of self-care that I like to call Saturday Night Pasta.'
Saturday Night Pasta is therapy for the modern-day food lover, teaching self-care through the humble act of making pasta. Like the practice of meditation, making pasta by hand is a way of achieving self-discovery and mindfulness ...
Including stories, mantras, step-by-step guides to making different pasta shapes and basic doughs, trouble-shooting tips and 40 utterly mouthwatering recipes (with dried pasta substitutes for the time poor),
Pasta recipes include: Burnt butter with tomato and hazelnuts; Basil pesto and ricotta ravioli with lemon butter; Zucchini, fried capers and mint; Pumpkin and cavolo nero lasagne; Buffalo mozzarella cream with slow-roasted cherry tomatoes; Mixed mushrooms with optional bacon crumb; Smoked trout with lemon cream and pink peppercorns; Chicken and clove ragù with lemon breadcrumbs; Bitter greens with chilli and pork crackling; Classic meatballs.
This book is so right for our times.' Jill Dupleix 'Lizzie is the real deal, a passionate cook who has found a tonic to help deal with our stressful modern world'
Peter Gilmore 'A beautifully crafted book, full of wit and wisdom, stories, and practical tips.