Barry makes a great pasta dish using vodka aka Penne alla vodka Blog www.myvirginkitchen.com Twitter http Facebook www.facebook.com Ingredients – hit pause handful spinach leaves 60ml double cream 220g penne pasta 1 regular size tin tomatoes 125ml chicken stock 125ml vodka 1/2 an onion, 1 garlic clove, knob of butter, olive oil Cheese and lardons optional From wikipedia: Penne alla vodka is an Italian American pasta dish always made with vodka and penne pasta often with heavy cream, crushed tomatoes, onion, and sometimes sausage or bacon. According to Pasquale Bruno, Jr., author of The Ultimate Pasta Cookbook, penne alla vodka was invented at Dante, a restaurant in Bologna, Italy. Other historians of the culinary arts recognize James Doty, a graduate of Columbia University, as the inventor of penne a la vodka.

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