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Give spaghetti the night off and say hello to short pasta! Think zesty orecchiette, jazzed up mac 'n' cheese and a penne-packed pie.

Big, bold and beautifully textured, this is an Italian pasta recipe for lovers of seafood. Don’t be put off by the sardines and anchovies – they soften in flavour as...
Many people don’t like anchovies, and with good reason – eaten alone the flavour is very strong. However, when added to sauces and properly balanced, you’d never...
I think orecchiette, translated as "little ears", is my favourite short dried pasta. I love the chewiness of it and I also love the often oily and slightly drier...
This dish is Malta’s answer to pasta pie. It is most likely Sicilian in origin, given the proximity of the two Mediterranean islands, however countless regional...
Literally ‘priest choker’, strozzapreti pasta has many stories behind its name. Some believe its popularity among churchmen meant it was devoured to the point of...

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