Sunshine pasta: Tomato, ricotta and basil macaroni

My sunshine pasta is exactly the kind of thing I like to cook, midweek, when there's still some sun lingering on from the day, but it's getting a bit nippy outside. The sweet tomatoes complement the creamy ricotta and little bites of basil very nicely too. It's safe to say I think I've found my … Continue reading Sunshine pasta: Tomato, ricotta and basil macaroni

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Lemon, Basil and Courgette Tagliatelle

This recipe is really quick and easy, perfect for a midweek dinner. I love the courgette and lemon combination, although you may have trouble getting the courgettes needed for this recipe due to the Spanish vegetable crisis! This is also a really easy recipe to make for one, a whole courgette seems like a lot … Continue reading Lemon, Basil and Courgette Tagliatelle

Herby Orzo Pasta Salad with Toasted Pumpkin Seeds

I've been really enjoying using orzo pasta recently, it's a bit different to the standard pasta and pesto but not quite as rich as a risotto.  It's satisfying but light which makes it perfect for a pasta salad.  This one is great for taking to uni, simple to make and has interesting textures which makes … Continue reading Herby Orzo Pasta Salad with Toasted Pumpkin Seeds

Sweet Potato Kofte with Lemon, Basil and Red Pepper Quinoa

I came up with this recipe in a moment of inspiration in bed this morning, I've been trying to use up my hoard of sweet potatoes for ages! This is a really delicious way to do that, loosely based on Jamie Oliver's lamb kofte in flavour. I used honey and crushed sunflower seeds for texture … Continue reading Sweet Potato Kofte with Lemon, Basil and Red Pepper Quinoa

Lemony Pesto Pasta with Roasted Veg and Feta

I felt like making something a little more spring-like this week, so I've tried to include more fresh flavours with my winter favourites. It's still not quite warm enough yet to let go of roasted veg and comforting pasta dishes, but I love using lemon and feta alongside these more seasonal ingredients for a perfect … Continue reading Lemony Pesto Pasta with Roasted Veg and Feta