Fettucine of beetroot with Salmon and Rocket.

You guessed it more pasta, I’m crazy about it. This time I added pureed beetroot to my dough to create the most beautiful vibrant noodles. Its really interesting adding various ingredients to doughs to compliment other elements of dishes like salmon and beetroot in this case, there is never a shortage of inspiration of what…

Spaghetti of Spinach and Parsley with Crab.

Another pasta dish, this time I have incorporated spinach and parsley into my dough to create a beautifully vibrant green noodle, at the same time the parsley itself will marry nicely with the crab meat. This is another amazing example of what you can do with a bit of egg and flour, it never ceases…

Gifts From Feathered Friends.

Hi all, it’s a bit late but happy new year and I hope everyone is doing good. December has been a huge blur, chaos in the kitchen at work as you could imagine and last minute Christmas shopping. I have had no time whatsoever to blog until now, in this post I will be flaunting…

World Pasta Day?

Ok apparently its world pasta day today, I never realised there was such a thing and why didn’t anyone tell me? I only just missed national curry week recently! So anyway after a long day I came home and decided to do a post about some basic pasta shapes to celebrate this spaghetti fest. With…

Proper Spaghetti Carbonara.

Yes more pasta. I have made a lot of it recently which may have been reflected in my earlier posts, I am very passionate about it and the mind really does boggle at the thought of how many things you can actually do with the egg and flour mixture. I read a book the other…

Utilising leftovers.

Rummaging through the fridge today I found I still had a small piece of pasta dough and some leftover bolognese from my pappardelle the other night, fancying a light lunch I came up with a tasty idea. Ravioli. Ingredients: Leftover pasta dough approximately 100g Roughly 100g bolognese Handful basil leaves A few chopped cherry tomatoes…

Braciole

Not tried this one before but am very keen to give it a whirl so let’s get straight to it. Ingredients serves 2: 2 12oz sirloin steaks 1 ball of mozzarella Handful of basil leaves 1 jar sundried tomatoes Handful grated Parmesan 4 slice Parma ham Homemade tomato sauce (refer to my last post) Homemade…