creamy broccoli conchiglie pasta

I have mentioned before how I get bored with tomato based pasta sauces. It’s nice to randomize things sometimes.. shake things up a little. So, lets go creamy…My son loves this pasta. He calls it ‘tree pasta’.. Chonchiglie is Italian for shell or seashell. This pasta is super quick to make, tasty and winner all…

creamy tomato rigatoni

I was craving pasta today. But something creamy and tomato-ey. This dish is easy and quick to make.. hard to go wrong really. Ingredients – 500g lean pork or beef mince – 1 onion, diced finely – 1 clove of garlic, crushed – 1 can of diced tomatoes – 3 tablespoons of tomato paste –…

carbonara

Carbonara is super quick, easy and delicious. However, it should only be a sometimes food. Ingredients: – 3 eggs, and 2 egg yolks – 90ml of pure cream – 1 clove of garlic, crushed. – 4 rashers of bacon, diced, sliced, or chopped. – 2/3 cup + a lil bit more of a good quality parmesan cheese…

linguine with roasted cherry tomatoes

Sometimes, or most times, it is the simplest things in life which are the most enjoyable. Whilst I love dishes with complex flavours, I also adore the simple things, like vegemite on toast and egg and lettuce sandwiches. Tonight I felt like pasta. I am a little bored of carbonara and spag bol. I need…

a fresh kind of pasta – lolly styles

Usually Bart and I would eat pasta with latherings of sauce, but I felt the need for change. Something light, tasty and fresh but still packed full of awesome flavours. Meet the crew involved.. Ingredients: – 1 punnet of cherry tomatoes, cut in halves – 1 decent handful of washed baby spinach, stalks removed –…

pesto chicken pasta

A simple, yet delicious favourite. Ingredients – pasta – fettucini, penne, angel hair, what ever you choose – 300g of chicken breast or skinless thigh fillet, cut into chunks – 3 heaped tablespoons of good basil pesto ( I like to use my own, but store-bought is fine! ) – 1 crushed garlic clove –…