Broccoli, tomato & salmon pasta bake with crispy garlic breadcrumbs

salmon broccoli tomato pasta bake

Full of fresh flavours and blanketed with a layer of crispy golden crumbs, this delicious vegetable and salmon pasta bake is simple to make but fancy enough to serve on YomTov.  It’s nearly Shavuot, and I think I’m finally ready to talk about what happened at Pesach. Or rather, what…

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Fish pie pasta bake – 2 favourites in 1!

Fish pie pasta bake combines the comforting creamy filling of a great fish pie with everyone’s favourite golden-cheesy-topped pasta bake. Perfect! Do you ever feel disappointed that you didn’t think of something sooner? That’s how I felt about this amazing fish pie pasta bake. But my disappointment was mitigated by…

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Asparagus carbonara with sun dried tomatoes

Rich & tasty, this quick & easy pasta dinner is a delicious way to use fresh, seasonal asparagus. Savoury sun dried tomatoes make this a vegetarian treat.

A quick & easy pasta dinner that’s a delicious way to enjoy fresh, seasonal asparagus. The deeply savoury sun dried tomatoes make it extra-tasty. When life gives you asparagus… Kipper and I had been enjoying choosing new plants at the garden centre. On the way out, we spotted bunches of…

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Quick courgette and cherry tomato pasta with feta

Quick & easy, this delicious vegetarian pasta dinner is ready in 15 minutes. Bursting with tender , buttery courgettes & cherry tomatoes, & topped with tasty feta, its a fab family meal!

There seem to be days when time runs away from me, and suddenly it’s almost 6 o’clock and I have literally nothing – not even an idea – to show, dinner-wise. It’s days like these when I thank heaven for pasta, and knock up a quick vegetable sauce to go with…

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Gooey wild mushroom and spinach one-pot pasta dinner

Gooey mushroom & spinach one-pot pasta dinner

Pinterest is a great way to lose a few hours, isn’t it? I find myself browsing pins for things I’m not even interested in, like bathroom decor and wedding decorations. Although to be fair, as you might expect, mostly I look at recipes. And food more generally. But mostly recipes.…

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Super-delicious roasted tomatoes (and kale, pecan & goat’s cheese pesto)

Roasted tomatoes

Kipper is not generally a picky eater, but one thing she’s never liked is tomatoes. Well, identifiable tomatoes anyway. She’ll eat ketchup by the spoonful, and will tolerate a tomato-based pasta sauce, or a thin layer under the cheese on a pizza. But a slice of tomato? Raw or cooked,…

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Tuna puttanesca with tagliatelle

tuna puttanesca pasta

“This is the best thing you’ve made for ages!” So spake DH as he tucked into a bowlful of this delicious savoury pasta. Kipper, I’m sure, would have voiced her approval too, but she was too busy stuffing saucy pasta into her mouth.  Not a bad result for something I threw…

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Tuna ‘meatballs’ with courgetti, spaghetti & tomato sauce

tuna meatballs with courgetti, spaghetti & tomato sauce

So much going on in this delicious dinner, I’m not sure where to start. All I can say is, despite having lots of bits to it, I did manage to get this on the table in under an hour, so it can’t be too tricky, right? And it’s certainly yummy!…

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