Fish and pistachio pasta

This is a Ligurian recipe, first sampled in the beautiful seaside town of Camogli. There, they made it using swordfish and trofie pasta, which is the typical pasta of the Liguria region. Trofie can be difficult to get your hands on unless you go to an Italian store.  I managed to find a tiny version…

Pasta alla Carbonara

Pasta alla Carbonara is a perennial favourite no matter what country you come from. These days, it’s old news that cream is strictly forbidden when making an authentic Carbonara but it’s not just this that makes Mamma’s version so much better than anything you’ll find at most Italian restaurants. We all know there’s Carbonara and…