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Pasta Primavera Version 2.0

Pasta Primavera – a celebration of spring, spring veggies, and most importantly, carbohydrates! Pasta Primavera means Spring Pasta in Italian, and traditionally comprises of a selection of seasonal spring vegetables doused in cream and dressed over spaghetti. But that’s just so retro! The cream sauce doesn’t do it for me on a fresh spring day… Read more »

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Fresh Homemade Pasta with Raw Tomato Sauce

Fresh homemade pasta is a lot easier to make than I originally thought! I’d always been a bit scared of taking on handmade pasta, but when I received a pasta machine for my birthday, the task suddenly seemed much more manageable. Not to say that you couldn’t tackle homemade pasta without a machine, in fact,… Read more »

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Spinach and Mushroom Pasta with Lemon Zest

This spinach and mushroom pasta is what I’m bound to be eating on a Friday night at home if I’m not out for dinner or ordering takeout. However it also makes an indulgent midweek vegetarian feast when you’re short on time. It’s ridiculously yum – like lipsmackingly so – and has a luxuriously creamy mouthfeel… Read more »

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“Fancy” Homemade Gnocchi with Chorizo

Homemade gnocchi is by no means an exact science. In fact, if you’ve never made it before, I suggest trying it with regular white potatoes first! I used orange sweet potatoes because I love their colour, but they’re a lot more moist than regular white potatoes, and even yellow sweet potatoes – this renders a… Read more »

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Garlic and Chilli Pasta

This garlic and chilli pasta is a take on the traditional Italian Aglio pasta. An Aglio pasta has come to be known as any pasta that has a flavoured olive oil “coating” instead of an actual sauce. The lack of heavy sauce makes this pasta light and incredibly easy to make. This also happens to… Read more »

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Avocado Pasta with Roasted Garlic Tomatoes

This Creamy Avocado Pasta & Garlicky Roast Tomatoes Recipe is one of my absolute favourite meat-free Monday meals! You could quite easily lose the carbs by replacing the spaghetti with zucchini noodles – or zoodles as I like to call them! However, I prefer to use wholewheat spaghetti since I don’t normally eat many carbs anyway…. Read more »