As summer makes an appearance so does the BBQ season! It’s time to dust off those flips flops, slap on the sun screen and fill the social calendar with lazy days and a sausage or two… or maybe three!
I happened to come across an article in a recent Jamie Oliver magazine about a new restaurant in London’s Borough Market called Padella and sounded right up my street! Unfortunately they don’t take bookings, so I took Jamie’s advice and joined the queue. After a short wait we were in and warming up with a nice glass of vino.
The menu is small, but this doesn’t make deciding which delicious dish to have any easier… Eventually I settled on the slow cooked beef shin with pappardelle pasta which was (in my opinion) a taste sensation!
So as you can imagine, the first thing I wanted to do when I got home was try and recreate this deliciousness.
Homemade pumpkin soup, I cannot think of anything better to warm the belly on a cold frosty night with a big chuck of crusty bread with lots of butter! Although, I am usually in denial that summer is finished and flip flops are no longer outdoor appropriate, but when the time comes I cannot fight the overwhelming desire for something warm and comforting so admit defeat and indulge. Read More…