Baked chicken Parmigiana

Baked chicken Parmigiana

This is a real treat, it’s a variation of Chicken parmigiana that is rustic and very morish. I never mess with it too much and serve it with either a green salad or a pasta on the side that has also been tossed in a little marinara sauce. It takes a little...
Fantastic prawn pasta

Fantastic prawn pasta

This is another of those very easy and OH so tasty pasta recipes that you can whip up in 20 minutes from start to finish. I love prawns and shrimps or almost anything seafood and this is one of my favourites. It does have wine in it but you can substitute the wine...
Fresh Pomodoro Pasta sauce

Fresh Pomodoro Pasta sauce

Pomodoro pasta sauce is a simple, fresh and perfectly summery pasta dish. The tomato is warm but still firm and when combined with the fresh basil is just spectacular. If you are not into spending hours in front of the stove and want a quick tasty pasta this is the...
Leek and bacon pasta

Leek and bacon pasta

Leeks are one of the most under used vegetables around. They have a very strong flavor so you don’t need to use a lot if their could be a food marriage, leeks and bacon would definitely be one of the happy occasions. It’s another one that takes just a few minutes and...
Prima Vera pasta

Prima Vera pasta

This vegetarian pasta is really fresh, takes just a few minutes to prepare and is an ideal light lunch. You can add a mixture of whatever fresh herbs you have around the house, mint is really good to add to the flavor along with the parsley. I have not included it in...
Macaroni cheese with bacon and tomato

Macaroni cheese with bacon and tomato

Macaroni and cheese is such an easy meal that is loved by most families. Here is a great way to fancy up a macaroni and cheese by adding other flavors that are more often than not favorites in most households. I am a big fan of bacon but do sometimes add sausage...
Seafood salad for the lazy cook

Seafood salad for the lazy cook

There is nothing quite like a great seafood salad on a hot day and nowadays, with marinara mix being available at almost any supermarket, you can whip one together in a matter of minutes. This one takes 20 min utes or so from start to finish, perfect weekend food and...
Tuna pasta salad with a hint of curry

Tuna pasta salad with a hint of curry

This tuna pasta salad has a little curry powder in it to give it a beautiful yellow colour and a taste quite unlike anything I expected. It was very morish, fresh, crisp and a definite winner for the last of the summer days. What you need 250g dry macaroni 300g green...
The tastiest chicken liver pasta sauce ever

The tastiest chicken liver pasta sauce ever

Oh man, this is a great pasta sauce, imagine it, tomatoes, balsamic, red wine, rosemary… If you like chicken livers then you just have to try this one. It’s chunky so use something like curly lasagna that has been split down the center, it needs a...
Roast butternut pasta salad

Roast butternut pasta salad

Pasta salads like this one are always best with a generous shaving of parmesan cheese. This is a great tasting healthy recipe that takes no time to put together. The butternut is sweet, rocket peppery and parmesan rich, it’s a real beaut. It takes a total of...