Pasta alla Checca

An easy and colourful pasta salad with loads of fresh raw ingredients.

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Pho Ga (Vietnamese Chicken Noodle Soup)

Further to my Ramen Bowl with Beef Sirloin post some time ago, I remembered that I should also post my recipe for the best home-made broth for Pho Ga, the Vietnamese chicken noodle soup.  Continue reading “Pho Ga (Vietnamese Chicken Noodle Soup)”

Lasagna by Marcus Wareing

Another great recipe from the Marcus at Home cookbook to give our new pasta machine a spin.
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Ramen Bowl with Marinated Beef Sirloin

This recipe is based on Bill Granger’s, Rice noodle pho with rare beef and star anise which can be found here.

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Cruditées with Avocado and Goats Cheese Dip

Today a quick recipe for a creamy avocado dip sauce.

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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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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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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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Orecchiette with Mushrooms, Sweetcorn and Bacon

An easy weekday supper based on the Orecchiette with Corn, Bacon & Parmesan recipe I found over at thebrookcook.

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