Category Archives: pasta

Peanut-sesame noodles with cucumber and tofu

This cold noodle dish is a perfect way to celebrate the sun and warm weather, and a perfect dish to keep devouring during the summer months ahead. It is loaded with flavour and full of protein. It may have a … Continue reading

Posted in asian, lunch, pasta, salad, thai, tofu, vegan | Leave a comment

Cherry tomatoes roasted with pangrattato

Pangrattato is Italian for breadcrumbs, but this is so much more than that! Loaded with flavour, it elevates the humble tomato to dizzy heights! These tomatoes are exceptionally good served with pasta, polenta or bruschetta. Serves 4 Preparation: 10 minutes … Continue reading

Posted in italian, pasta, risotto, side, vegan | Leave a comment

Sourdough garlic parmesan pinwheels

Buttery, garlicky, cheesy sourdough pinwheels are my kind of comfort food! They are the perfect accompaniment to a bowl of homemade tomato soup, a plate of creamy pasta or a dish of tasty Mediterranean vegetable stew. Makes 16 Dough: 15 … Continue reading

Posted in bread, italian, pasta, side, soup | 4 Comments

Angel hair pasta with marinated tomatoes and stracchino

Here’s another super easy but super flavourful pasta dinner, with next to no cooking. Perfect for a summer evening and using the bounty of the season’s tomatoes. Stracchino is quite probably my favourite young, soft cheese – it’s pretty much … Continue reading

Posted in italian, pasta | Leave a comment

Orecchiette with broccoli

This is a super easy but super tasty pasta dinner, with amazing tastes and textures. I often find myself cycling through two or three of the same old tomato-based ways of serving pasta, mostly because of fussy eaters, but it … Continue reading

Posted in italian, pasta | 4 Comments

Penne with spicy eggplant & tomato sauce

This spicy eggplant & tomato pasta sauce is mouthwateringly good! Although they are a wee bit spendy, I prefer caper berries over capers, which are the flower buds. I find they’re less acid in taste so I tend to be … Continue reading

Posted in italian, pasta | 2 Comments


Baked cannellini balls 3G actually likes these ones! I keep trying new recipes on him, but he is so fussy about texture, of all things… he asks for the leftovers of these super-healthy balls! Makes about 30 Ingredients 2 x … Continue reading

Posted in gnocchi, italian, pasta | 28 Comments