Chicken, Broccoli and Pancetta Pasta Bake

There is something comforting about a pasts bake and this one is yummy. Who doesn’t love chicken and bacon as a combo (unless you don’t eat meat 😂) well I love chicken, bacon and pasta so winner winner chicken dinner for me. I added in the broccoli to cut through the saltiness of the stock…

Simple Pesto Pasta Salad with Artichokes and Grated Egg

Where has this been all my life. I have had pasta and pesto together loads of times as it’s a great store cupboard dinner when your tired after work and can’t really be bothered to cook. I checked the other ingredients that needed using up and in the fridge I had a lonesome egg that…

Easy Leftover Roast Lamb Ragu and Pasta

Lamb is the only meat I don’t like cold in a leftover salad and as it isn’t the cheapest meat in the world it is satisfying to get another meal out of it. This recipe is simple but really tasty as I used spices and herbs on the slow roasted lamb. Perfect for Monday or…

Whole Wheat Pasta Salad with Halloumi, Lemon and Herbs Recipe

So I haven’t posted for a while due to the lovely weather we have been having in the UK. Halloumi is something we eat a lot of particularly in the summer and I wanted to try something different other than frying it as slice’s or cubes. I was on the great british chef site and…

Whole Wheat Pasta with Courgette Sauce and Spinach Balls Recipe

This is one of my favourite dishes in a well know italian chef’s chain or restaurants. As spinach and courgettes are bang in season this dish came to mind and I wanted to try and make it myself. Gosh it was delicious and I found rolling the spinach balls really theraputic. To keep it in…

Ham, Pea, Mint and Pasta Salad with a Mustard Dressing Recipe

Got some leftover ham that needs using up? This recipe is delicious. I think the combination of ham, pasta, peas and mint work so well and really have a comforting nostalgic flavour. It is comfort food at it’s best and is really simple which sometimes is a good thing. I had mine in my lunchbox…

Homemade Fresh Sage Pasta Recipe

I saw a programme a few years a go which showed you how to flavour pasta. One of the recipe’s was for window pane pasta. You basically make you pasta as normal then once you have rolled out the strips you place herbs on them cover with more pasta and then put it through the…

Whole Wheat Pasta and Fresh Tomato Veal Ragu Recipe

Our diet has changed recently as Paulie has been poorly. After a CT scan we discovered our diet is too low fat and we need to eat more fibre and roughage! So we did some research and we have made a few changes, Paulie eats granola in the mornings now, we add beans to salads…