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Wet walnuts and other recipes

By On October 5, 2017

‘Wet’ walnuts are in season now and although the season is short (from early October to mid November), they really are quite special so it’s  worth looking them out. Wet walnuts are… Read More

Comfort food

Classic Carbonara with no cream!

By On October 17, 2016

Spaghetti Carbonara is one of the first pasta dishes I can remember ever eating. A rich creamy, cheesey sauce with lots of lovely bacon, what’s not to like? Traditionally spaghetti Carbonara is… Read More

Comfort food

Gnocchetti sardi with tomato chilli and Pecorino recipe

By On March 7, 2016

For several months now I have noticed that most Monday night suppers have been meat free. Whether it has been a subconscious effort to try and be healthy or just a result… Read More

Comfort food

Spaghetti with sweet peppers, tomato and chilli recipe

By On February 8, 2016

It’s funny how little quirks and rituals seem to slip into family life, particularly where food is concerned. Fish on Friday, because I always pass the fishmonger on Friday’s. Saturday night steak… Read More

Comfort food

Gnocchi with roast Jerusalem artichokes tomatoes and hazelnut pesto recipe

By On January 28, 2016

  Jerusalem artichokes are a wonderful vegetable to eat at this time of year. When roasted, they are deliciously sticky and caramelised on the outside, and then wonderfully soft and gooey in… Read More

Dinner

Crab linguine with lemon and chilli recipe

By On January 20, 2016

Sunday night pasta has been a bit of a tradition in our family over the years. In the summer when the vegetable patch is in full swing I often make a sauce… Read More

Dinner

Gnocchi sardi with tomatoes and chorizo recipe

By On November 25, 2015

I have been beavering away making loads of canapés this past week for various Christmas parties. Delicious though they are after spending a whole day wrapping, folding and baking, I fancied having… Read More

Dinner

Linguine with sausage and pesto recipe

By On October 2, 2015

Pasta pesto, was the first pasta dish my son learnt to make, and it still remains one of his favourites today. There is something really comforting about a bowl of spaghetti coated… Read More

Dinner

Butternut squash ravioli with ricotta and sage

By On February 6, 2015

There is something really comforting about a fresh homemade bowl of pasta. Soft pillows of lusciousness melting in your mouth, bursting with flavour, embracing your tastebuds and  warming your heart… Okay I’m… Read More

Kids

Spaghetti with tomato, sausage and Pecorino recipe

By On October 3, 2014

With many of my friends kids (including my own) back at uni, I’ve been asked to put some ‘survival recipes up for students.’ As pasta is always one of their staple foods… Read More