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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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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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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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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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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Tagliatelle with Yogurt, Spinach and Caramelised Onions

When this recipe arrived in my mailbox I just saw the header “Pasta with Yogurt & Caramelised Onions” and thought: “Ewwww” as in the Netherlands yoghurt is typically quite runny. I was proven wrong… again 😉 Continue reading “Tagliatelle with Yogurt, Spinach and Caramelised Onions”

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”