Linguini with Smoked Salmon – And a Little Excursion on Cooking with Alcohol in General and Spirits in Particular 

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This delightful pasta recipe has spring/summer written all over. Smoked wild salmon gets accompanied by the always enchanting green asparagus. Whisky enhances the smokiness. Fresh tarragon adds a perfect finishing touch.

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Simple Garlic Spaghetti with Scallions


This is a little variation on the simple yet classic Italian Spaghetti aglio e olio (“spaghetti with garlic and oil”). It features sautéed spring onions (aka scallions) which adds some bite.

When I think of Spaghetti aglio e olio I remember that I really was on a kick when once vacationing in South Tyrol. Read the rest of this entry »