Category Archives: pasta

Quick, amazing meatballs with pasta

We all love Ikea meatballs, right? Tonight I decided to skip the mash, gravy and lingonberry jam, and go with pasta instead. But what sauce to make..? I made this up (with a smidge of MEATLiquor-inspiration) and it was plate-licking … Continue reading

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Creamy mushroom stroganoff

This recipe is from Tamzin Outhwaite. No, she’s not a personal showbiz friend, I just found it by accident. It’s an easy, delicious sauce for tagliatelle. I just used chestnut mushrooms. http://www.secretsauce.co.uk/pasta-rice/tagliatelle-recipes/creamy-mushroom-stroganoff/

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Roast tomato sauce

This is a great way of using up any allotment tomato glut. The sweet sauce can be frozen and used as a base for pasta sauce (just add basil, chilli, anchovies or whatever you fancy) or as a base for … Continue reading

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Chicken Pasta Bake

This is a really really bastardized version of a Jamie Oliver recipe – basically so I could use up left over roast chicken from Sunday without making curry again. You will need: left over roast chicken meat half a box … Continue reading

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Farfalle with broccoli

I’ll always remember a colleague of mine throwing a colour supplement across the newsroom in disgust. “Anyone can make fine food with expensive ingredients. I want ALCHEMY!” Well, this recipe is alchemy – it tastes better than the sum of … Continue reading

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Tart’s Spaghetti

Simplified from Delia and Jamie – pasta puttanesca – a regular fave. – spaghetti – tin of tomatoes or roast tomato sauce – fresh basil – olive oil – garlic – tinned or jarred anchovies – capers – small tin … Continue reading

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