Broccoli & Chicken Pasta Alfredo Oven-bake

Inspired by a recipe I found over at Tastes Lovely, I made a fabulous oven-bake with pan-fried broccoli, chicken, farfalle pasta and a delicious homemade creamy alfredo sauce. Continue reading “Broccoli & Chicken Pasta Alfredo Oven-bake”

Conchiglie Pasta with Corn, Bacon & Parmesan

Revisiting a recipe for a delicious and easy weekday supper by Josette I found about a year ago @thebrookcook. We have made it several times since and everybody here loves it.

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Spaghetti with Broccolini, Lemon and Chilli Pepper

I kind of overdid it with the broccolini…

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Pasta with Pesto, Green Beans and Potatoes

Pasta with Pesto Genovese is an Italian dish that we all had a million times; delicious, but always some plain pasta and pesto. Nevertheless, I was quite surprised learning that in native Liguria the dish is typically served with green beans and… potatoes!?!

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Mac ‘n’ Cheese with Ragù Bolognese

Why, oh why didn’t I try this one before?? Hearty beef ragù covered in a creamy layer of crispy crusted mac ‘n’ cheese! Hmmmm…. ultimate comfort food!

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Gnocchi with Tomatoes, Pancetta and Wilted Watercress

On the never-ending search for easy and delicious weekday dinners for the whole family, we stumbled on this gem.

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Spaghetti with a Creamy Butternut Squash Sauce

Squash is pretty versatile. Oven roasting, a mash, a hearty soup or as part of a risotto? Been there, done that. Using squash as a basis for a pasta sauce? A definite must try!!

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Grilled Pasta with Feta

This dish from the Plenty More cookbook is a variation on “Baked Ziti“, the classic Italian-American oven dish.

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Tagliatelle with Walnuts and Lemon

We took Yotam Ottolenghi’s Plenty More cookbook from the bookshelf and in no time we found several vegetarian recipes to give a try.

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Macaroni and Cauliflower Bake With Two Cheeses by Gordon Ramsay

Okay, okay, Gordon Ramsay’s original recipe had 3 cheeses, but it was unfortunately not possible to get my hands on Lancashire and Cheshire cheeses here in Holland. 🧀

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Pale Ale Mac ‘n Cheese

Craft beer and Mac ‘n Cheese in one dish ? It must be the ultimate hipster food! 😱

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Pasta with Creamy Leek Sauce and Walnuts

We tried Marley Spoon again for a couple of weeks but in the end postponed it again as the recipes we chose were generally not a success. However, this one was pretty darn good!

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