Tag: Pasta

Creamy Butternut Pasta with Frozen Squash

Creamy Butternut Pasta with Frozen Squash

This butternut pasta is so easy – the perfect creamy lunch or dinner dish. No roux, no rich cream or soft cheese either. I like it with a sprinkling of chilli, but I think it would be yummy with crispy bacon too if you’re not […]

Halloumi Pesto Pasta with Roast Vegetables

Halloumi Pesto Pasta with Roast Vegetables

  Halloumi Pesto Pasta This halloumi pesto pasta is the perfect late summer treat – or make it any time of year to make you think of Mediterranean sunshine. I love Halloumi, don’t you? If you haven’t tried it, you’re really missing out. It’s just […]

Anchovy Pasta Sauce with Pesto and Onion

Anchovy Pasta Sauce with Pesto and Onion

This anchovy pasta sauce is both easy and indulgent. Perfect comfort food, or make to impress. And it’s the perfect way to use up that odd tin of anchovies at the back of the cupboard! I found a recipe for spaghetti in anchovy sauce, or […]

Roast Pepper and Cannellini Bean Pasta

Roast Pepper and Cannellini Bean Pasta

This roast pepper and cannellini bean pasta sauce is yummy for the whole family. My toddler can spot a pepper or any sort of leaf a mile off, but blended up it’s just a yummy sweet sauce. Whilst small children don’t need as much fruit and […]

Creamy Pasta with Bacon – Cheats’ Midweek Meal

Creamy Pasta with Bacon – Cheats’ Midweek Meal

Creamy pasta with bacon, leek and sweetcorn – ready in just half an hour and so easy. Your summer holiday is a distant memory and your credit card is starting to fill up with goodies you can’t open ’til Christmas. It’s cold outside, and  the […]

Microwave Pasta Sauce – Mushroom and Salami

Microwave Pasta Sauce – Mushroom and Salami

A really easy microwave pasta sauce that takes only a little more time than the pasta. It’s so tempting to just use a jar of sauce, isn’t it? Yes, they’re full of sugar and salt, but you know the flavour will be well balanced. You […]

Red Lentil Bolognese with Mushrooms

Red Lentil Bolognese with Mushrooms

This red lentil bolognese is so easy to make, and full of nutrition. Perfect comfort food for when the spring sunshine doesn’t show up. Whilst there is much controversy about super foods in the conventional sense – the idea that a food can be so […]

Spanish Style One Pot Mussel Pasta

Spanish Style One Pot Mussel Pasta

An easy weeknight mussel pasta with some Spanish flair. The key to creating simple, scrummy meals with minimal effort is to work out which key ingredients capture the flavour you’re after. This recipe is Spanish themed as the Spanish are big seafood lovers – and […]

Super-Quick Hummus Pasta

Super-Quick Hummus Pasta

A really quick full flavoured pasta dish based on the middle eastern dip Hummus. We decided to save money a while back by not buying food for weekend lunches. It’s so easy to just grab a pasty or sandwich in town or on the way […]

Easy Pork, Lemon and Sage Meatballs with Pasta

Easy Pork, Lemon and Sage Meatballs with Pasta

Meatballs – such great comfort food! This low-fat British twist on an Italian favourite is so easy to make it’s becoming a staple in our house. Meatballs are a great comfort food, just what is needed this time of year when the weather is miserable […]


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