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The most googled questions about pasta…

January 28, 2019

This month we’re answering the most googled questions about pasta … Ready? Does is matter how much water I use to boil pasta? The amount of water you …

Pasta Series | Ravioli

January 28, 2019

Ravioli A delicious and easy recipe to make ravioli at home.   Noun.  [rav- i-o- li] Definition: Pasta in the form of little cases of dough containing a savoury …

Pasta Series | Spaghetti Alla Chitarra

December 12, 2018

Spaghetti Alla Chitarra noun.  [spa-getti alla ki-tarra] Definition: A variety of egg pasta spaghetti which has a square cross section of about 2-3 cms.    Region: Abruzzo Spaghetti Alla Chitarra is a …

Pasta series | Fazzoletti

November 25, 2018

Fazzoletti noun. [fat-so’let-ee] Definition: square or thin rectangular pasta made from flour, white wine dough and sometimes egg. Region: Liguria In this month’s pasta series, we share the secrets on …

Christmas Shopping in Covent Garden

November 24, 2018

Where better to get in the festive spirit than Christmas shopping in Bancone’s very own neighbourhood. We always get asked for the best ‘non-touristy’ places to visit in …

Pasta Series | Gnocchi

October 30, 2018

Gnocchi noun.  [nyawk-kee] Definition: Small dumplings made from potato, semolina or flour. Region: Lombardi Introducing our pasta series where we take a closer look at the hand-made pasta variations …