This is food I’m going to eat in the garden as we’re still a long way from the beach and sandy sandwiches. These summer dishes are compensation to Tilly and me. The advantage of the garden is that we can lay a nice table on a classic 70s cloth.
These dishes (with the making of the fresh pasta aside, which can be done in advance) are fairly quick. It’s food you could get together while the barbecue heats, but that could stand alone as well.
This cavatelli pasta is a Pugliese classic. It doesn’t have to be served piping