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Sophia Loren’s Pesto

I live on the fourth floor of a block of flats so have no garden full of fresh herbs, however much I would like one.   It drives me bananas when I’ve bought a big bunch of coriander, used a few sprigs and the rest has gone mulchy in the fridge.  So lately I’ve been […]

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Sophia Loren’s Pizza Alla Napoletana

I am at Brixiefest – Mr R’s new term for my self-imposed weekend of solitary writing and cooking.  I have a lot to do, not least make a PIE for Yinzerella’s annual Pieathalon challenge.  For the first of these last year I made Mile High Lemon Chiffon Pie and played the Vincent Price Co-Stars game […]

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Sophia Loren’s Roquefort Cream

Just before Easter, the lovely Matthew Coniam tipped me off to the fact that there was a copy of Sophia Loren’s Eat With Me cookbook on ebay for a reasonable price.  I was on it like a car bonnet. I scored it for £6.99 – the only other copy on there at the moment is […]

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Recipe of the Month – Sophia Loren’s Sophia Sauce

March already tomorrow?  Crikey!  Sophia was pulled out of the pack for this month’s recipe: and there were plenty to choose from.  Sophia is definitely an expert cook, she’s written several cookbooks… The one below I really want to get hold of, the cover is so lipsmackingly gorgeous… and this more recent one, which is […]

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Sophia Loren’s Pizza Alla Napoletana

My dad once told me that when he was younger, Sophia was his favourite pin-up.  Is it any wonder? There are probably more photos of Sophia Loren with food knocking around the internet than any other actress.  This is partly of course because she loves to cook, and has written a couple of cookbooks… Those […]

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Guild of Food Writers Butter Workshop

Have you ever gorged on fondue and woken up the next day feeling as though your whole body is composed of cheese?  I have, a couple of times.  Tonight I went to a fantastic “Butter Workshop” organised by the Guild of Food Writers and have eaten my body weight in butter. Yum yum. I will […]

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