Roasted pumpkin with oozy saffron orzo

I’m probably coming to pumpkin a bit late in the day this year, but I can’t help but fawn over a forgotten favourite. I’m not loading up on your classic orange-hued, bulbous pumpkin, but instead its uglier cousin, the delica pumpkin. This ugly duckling hails from Lombardy (previously of covid-related fame) and is more squatContinue reading “Roasted pumpkin with oozy saffron orzo”

Roasted Red Pepper and Tomato Orzo Pasta with Feta

Sometimes there’s nothing better than a big bowl of pasta after a long day. As a student, however, eating pasta and tomato sauce day after day can get a little bit dull. Orzo pasta is great for making a more interesting, but comfortingly familiar, dinner. Its a little bit like risotto rice ( orzo meansContinue reading “Roasted Red Pepper and Tomato Orzo Pasta with Feta”

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 makesContinue reading “Herby Orzo Pasta Salad with Toasted Pumpkin Seeds”