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Eggplant & Kale Pasta

At my local farmer’s market there is a fresh pasta stall. They make amazing flavoured spaghetti and fettuccine, including red pepper, beetroot and porcini. Last weekend I chose red pepper fettuccine and used it in a delicious kale, eggplant and pesto pasta.

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Six litres of pesto

In 2009 I worked in a pub in Adelaide with Vicki the Greek Goddess. Vicki was loud, outrageous and a hell of a lot of fun. She was also an amazing gardener.

One day Vicki was complaining about all the gardening she had to do, including pruning the basil, which she described as a hedge. I didn’t believe her about the hedge of basil, but nevertheless my mind jumped straight to pesto. (more…)