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Fusilli with Black Kale and Smoked Pancetta. Doesn’t it say “It’s Autumn!”?

Combining the strong flavours of cavolo nero, smoked pancetta and pecorino romano cheese. A couple of months ago I bought these giant fusilli, and I was waiting to find the perfect sauce for them. I knew it should have been something chunky and strong enough to deal with those mighty spirals and engulf them, but […]

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Introducing Cavolo Nero
“Black kale” from Tuscany

    The weather is chilling and so it’s time to introduce you to “cavolo nero”… or is it vice versa? Because black kale – or Tuscany kale –  is such a protagonist in any dish where it’s put in, that it almost has a soul on its own. Originally grown only in Tuscany, in […]

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