Mushroom and sage tagliatelle with garlic breadcrumbs

It's cold outside. Let's just make a bowl of pasta and be done with it. This recipe is pretty easy and super tasty, you could use cheddar if you don't have parmesan and I can use any mushrooms you like. You don't have to make the breadcrumbs but I really like adding a bit of … Continue reading Mushroom and sage tagliatelle with garlic breadcrumbs

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

Broccoli Pesto

In my books, there is nothing better on a weeknight than a simple, satisfying supper, whipped up in less than half an hour. If you're anything like me, then pasta is always a go-to for dinner, and my broccoli pesto certainly peps pasta up a bit! Now you may be thinking- why ruin a wonderful … Continue reading Broccoli Pesto

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 means … Continue reading Roasted Red Pepper and Tomato Orzo Pasta with Feta

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

Simple Lentil Bolognese

I've been really enjoying cooking my lentil bolognese this week, bolognese sauce in general reminds me of home and has become a much needed comfort food for me recently.  Lentils also have a really meaty texture and take on plenty of flavour when cooked, making them the perfect candidate for a bolognese in place of … Continue reading Simple Lentil Bolognese

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

Simple Mediterranean Spaghetti

I've been loving this spaghetti recently, with looming essay deadlines and a tonne of reading to do this simple dish has been amazing at keeping me full.  It's so delicious and I honestly can't stop eating it.  You can use whatever pasta you like, I've even had this as a kind of tomato risotto using … Continue reading Simple Mediterranean Spaghetti

Tomato, Thyme and Mozzerella Rotolo

This recipe is inspired by one of the first Jamie Oliver recipes I cooked, and it's a really great crowd pleaser. I love the taste of sweet tomato and woody thyme, I've also used balsamic vinegar to cut through the flavoursome filling. Mozzerella is the perfect melting cheese, and this dish only being in the … Continue reading Tomato, Thyme and Mozzerella Rotolo

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