Category Archives: pasta

Spaghetti with rucola and garlic-chilli breadcrumbs

It has been super hot here the last few days and I couldn’t face the thought of having the oven on again. Something quick and light was needed and the word “rucola” popped into the discussion. But what to do … Continue reading

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Cannelloni

Each recipe makes enough for four people (two cannelloni each). Egg pasta (I made a double batch the first time in case I messed any sheets up, hence the more-than-eight sheets in the picture) Makes 8 sheets Ingredients 100g all-purpose … Continue reading

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Spaghetti with creamy garlic sauce

I think it’s becoming increasingly obvious that I’m a big fan of garlic, especially roasted garlic. Roasting makes the flavour more delicate, sweeter and less inclined to cause *ahem* malodorous after effects. After you’ve roasted your garlic, this pasta sauce … Continue reading

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Spaghetti with roasted garlic, tomatoes and peppers

  I usually plan the week’s meals and do all the shopping at once, apart from the things I’ll need fresh and the things I inevitably forget. When I have time off work, though, that routine is the first thing … Continue reading

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Pesto Rosso

Both my boys are big fans of traditional basil pesto, but I’ve grown tired of it after having it just about every week for the past ten years. I’ve been trying different recipes for red pepper pesto and think I … Continue reading

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