2 very easy Pasta sauces in 10 minutes

2 very easy Pasta sauces in 10 minutes

I came across a bag of frozen chicken ravioli from Mafiosi in the Bluebird shopping centre (an amazing little family run Italian restaurant and deli) and wanted to make something simple and bit special, so I decided to make 2 quick and easy pasta sauces so that we...

Keto Brinjal Lasagna

Keto Brinjal Lasagna

I started out this year a few kilo's heavy after a fantastic holiday to Italy and Mozambique so came back ready to drop a few kgs. My girlfriend had been chatting about Keto and is pretty similar to banting which I have on good authority works. This started a great...

Chicken Chorizo (2017 update)

Chicken Chorizo (2017 update)

I had some left over penne from the night before and found a chorizo and some other goodies which I needed to use. I really love digging out what I have not used every few days and seeing what I can come up with, it doesn't always work out as I expect but this one was...

Weekend Vegetable Lasagna

Weekend Vegetable Lasagna

This is a real tasty vegetarian dish or another one of those recipes when you feel you need some vegetables in your diet and is made on top of the stove. (for 4) It takes 4-5 hours to cook so is great for a weekend lunch. Adapted from Italian home recipes What you...

Mamas Lasagna Recipe

Mamas Lasagna Recipe

Every now and then a recipe comes along that you just have to print and keep, bookmark or do whatever you need to so that you do not lose it and this old fashioned Lasagna recipe is one of those easy recipes. Don't be put off by the number of ingredients, you will...

Melanzane alla Parmigiana

Melanzane alla Parmigiana

This has been such a hit amongst my friends that I just had to feature it again. I served it with a Prime Rib Roast and potato bake with mushrooms - all in all a huge success. I had the most incredible Melanzane at Fournos in Benmore the other day that was everything...

Tortellini with creamy pea and ham sauce

Tortellini with creamy pea and ham sauce

Tortellini is a really easy way to make a delicious meal with very little effort and this pea and ham sauce with some good tortellini is a real winner. You can choose your favourite tortellini fillings like spinach and ricotta, butternut or a meat filling, either way...

Meat lasagna

Meat lasagna

This is the classic meat lasagna recipe that you have probably had a variation of many times in your life. The meat sauce is the classic meat sauce base used in most Italian pasta recipes that can be altered for your own taste. Every Mom, Dad, or Grandmother seems to...

Spinach and Ricotta Lasagna

Spinach and Ricotta Lasagna

Spinach and ricotta are such a great combination and when used in a lasagna together with a rich bechamel sauce you are in for a treat. It's vegetarian in every way but as a confirmed meat eater this is a really fantastic lasagna recipe that leaves you satisfied in a...

Chicken pasta with peas and creamy mustard

Chicken pasta with peas and creamy mustard

If you only have about 15 minutes to spare for dinner and feel like a chicken pasta that is very satisfying and offers a creamy, delicious sauce, then you are going to want to try this chicken pasta recipe. The sauce is a very unusual blend of cream with a hint of...