Linguine with lemon, parmesan and soft poached eggs

Pasta with lemon, parmesan and poached egg 1

 

Sunday evenings are when we usually like to relax at home, especially if we’ve had a busy weekend working on projects or out socialising.  This weekend I’ve been working around the house partially completing my annual spring clean (which I should have done months ago) and G has been dedicated to his cars.  So we both [...]

Fettuccini with four P's (prawns, pancetta, peas and parsley)

Fettuccini with 4 P's 1

In my previous few posts about pasta I mentioned that it is something that G and I don’t normally eat a lot of but it seems that in the past few weeks we have been devouring it a little more regularly.  This is possibly due to a couple of reasons.  The first being that [...]

Spagettini with meatballs

Spaghettini with meatballs

Throughout my childhood and many of my teenage years I was a competitive swimmer.  This meant that I consumed large quantities of complex carbohydrates to fuel my body for the long training hours.  One of the most frequent things that I used to eat was pasta.  I think that was because it was something the whole [...]

Spaghetti alla puttanesca

Spaghetti all puttanesca

Winter is a time when I find it extremely easy to stay at home, eat comfort food and invariable put on weight.  By the time summer comes around I have to work really hard to try and reverse things.  Recently I made a decision to try and avoid that cycle this year and eat [...]

Fettucini with roast pumpkin, pancetta and peas

Pumpkin, pancetta and pea pasta

I’ve been making pasta for a little while now.  For my Birthday last year I was given some gift vouchers to kitchenware stores from many friends (sincere thanks to you all).  Late last year I finally decided that I really wanted the pasta attachments to add to my Kitchen Aid mixer.  Up [...]