Food and drink

Spaghetti with olives, anchovies and capers

If you’re in a hurry but don’t fancy beans on toast, or something that goes ping, then spaghetti can provide a brilliant quick and easy meal. This dish is one of my favourites and uses a classic combination of anchovies, olives and capers that shows its face over and over in Italian cooking, especially in the south. Continue reading “Spaghetti with olives, anchovies and capers”

Boiled egg with anchovy soldiers
Recipe

Egg with Anchovy Soldiers

Today I’m at home and feeling a bit under the weather, but also hungry. I didn’t feel like going to the shop which meant the only option was to hunt in the cupboards for something edible. Skipping past a packet of super noodles (green thai flavour) and the jars of pasta sauce (not worth opening for a light lunch) I eventually dug out some eggs and a tin of anchovies. 5 minutes, a hot pan of water and some toast later and lunch was done. I felt a lot better after eating it as well! Continue reading “Egg with Anchovy Soldiers”