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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Mushroom Ragù and Creamy Polenta Lasagna

I followed the suggestion to make a double portion as it was advertised by Daniel Gritzer of seriouseats.com as an epic vegetarian sauce. Continue reading “Mushroom Ragù and Creamy Polenta Lasagna”

Lentil and Root Vegetable Mash with Wine-Braised Shallots

Potato based stews are definitely a staple in Dutch cuisine (curly kale, endive and sauerkraut are the most popular), but this stew made with root vegetables, lentils. The boozy shallots/gravy is absolutely incredible too. A must try winter dish!  Continue reading “Lentil and Root Vegetable Mash with Wine-Braised Shallots”

Char Siu with Pickled Carrot and Mooli

The second dish that we did was based on Jeremy Pang’s recipes I found on BBC Good Food: oven roasted char siu (BBQ-ed pork belly) with pickled carrots and mooli. Continue reading “Char Siu with Pickled Carrot and Mooli”

Lasagna by Tom Kerridge

I was looking for a ragu bolognese in Tom Kerridge’s cookbook Best Ever Dishes and found this interesting lasagna recipe. Continue reading “Lasagna by Tom Kerridge”

Chicken Parmesan with Oven Roasted Tomato Sauce

A classic American-Italian dish.

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Lentil Soup with Gremolata

An easy Italian style lentil soup that is packed with flavour due to ‘gremolata’: a mixture of parsley, lemon zest, garlic and olive oil.

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Spaghetti Marinara with Oven-baked Meatballs

I came across the recipe for these “Marvellous Meatballs” over at Sweet and Savory Bite a couple of months ago.  Continue reading “Spaghetti Marinara with Oven-baked Meatballs”

Marcella Hazan’s Ragu Bolognese

Inspired by the delicious Gnocchi alla Sorrentina I had in Fuertaventura, I had another go at a big batch of ragu bolognese.  Continue reading “Marcella Hazan’s Ragu Bolognese”