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creamy pumpkin pasta recipe

Creamy Pumpkin Pasta

Creamy Pumpkin Pasta Autumn and winter are the perfect seasons to enjoy this delicious and comforting creamy pumpkin pasta. Roasting the pumpkin is key to getting the most out of this recipe, as it will bring out its natural sweetness and make for a creamy sauce. This dish is perfect for those cold nights when […]

Gnocchi Caprese Salad with tomato basil and bocconcini recipe

Gnocchi Caprese Salad

Gnocchi Caprese Salad Recently at work, we were all discussing just how delicious gnocchi is. Because, let’s be honest – gnocchi is absolutely delicious. Especially when pan fried! Now, it’s getting warmer here in Brisbane so making one of my usual gnocchi recipes wasn’t going to work. I needed something fresh, and light – just […]


Creamy Roasted Garlic & Chicken Fettuccine

Creamy Roasted Garlic & Chicken Fettuccine Recipe We had the first glittering scattering of snow here in Scotland on Sunday! I always say the first snow falls at the end of November, and this year was no different. So in honour of such a cold, yet beautiful day, I decided to make my thoroughly indulgent, […]

A delicious pasta bake recipe using beef, aubergine and courgette for a flavoursome winter warmer recipe. Penne al Forno is baked penne cooked in a rich beef ragu to perfection, topped with fresh mozarella cheese. For more recipes follow

Penne al Forno (Pasta Bake)

Penne al Forno (Pasta Bake) Recipe Is there anything nicer on a lazy weekend than penne al forno? A rich ragu, tossed with pasta, topped with mozzarella and then baked to golden perfection. That’s the beauty of my penne al forno recipe, also known as a pasta bake. It’s rich, delicious, and more importantly – […]

fried gnocchi with italian sausage meatballs recipe - a one dish dinner that is a tasty recipe the whole fmaily will love with tomatoes and arugula or rocket. Quick and easy recipe.

Italian Sausage Meatballs with Fried Gnocchi

Italian Sausage Meatballs with Fried Gnocchi Recipe I don’t think it’s possible to be any more in love with a recipe, than I am with my Italian sausage and fried gnocchi recipe. This is one of those recipes I make a lot. It’s comforting and so delicious. And with just a handful of ingredients, it’s […]

Smoked Haddock Pasta Bake with Gruyere Recipe - This French inspired pasta bake is rich, creamy and delicious. Made with Gruyere cheese, it is incredibly cheesy and a tasty treat the whole family will enjoy. A Classic Seafood Mornay pasta bake with a French twist - a fish pasta bake ideal for an easy family dinner ideas.

Smoked Haddock & Gruyere Pasta Bake

Smoked Haddock & Gruyere Pasta Recipe I was recently browsing through one of my favourite cookbooks, The Little Paris Kitchen, by Rachel Khoo, when I found delicious inspiration in her recipe for Gratin Au Poisson Fumé. Gratin Au Poisson Fumé is a deliciously smoky potato bake with smoked haddock. However, rather than use potatoes, I thought […]

Butternut Squash and Goats Cheese Risotto Recipe - gluten free risotto recipe using arborio rice features sweet butternut squash and tasty goats cheese for a creamy dinner idea that the whole family will love.

Butternut Squash Risotto with Goats Cheese

Butternut Squash & Goats Cheese Recipe The other evening I was curled up on the sofa, with a big bowl of my favourite butternut squash and goats cheese risotto, when I noticed how dark it was. It was only 8pm, but full dusk had fallen. After 6 moths of lighter summer evenings, it was the first […]

Baked Jollof Rice with Chicken - this north African baked rice recipe is a delicious dinner idea for the whole family. Bursting with flavour, it’s an easy and very tasty rice recipe baked in the oven for light, yummy, perfectly cooked rice every time.

Baked Jollof Rice with Chicken

Baked Jollof Rice with Chicken Recipe As someone with a gluten intolerance, I cook a lot of rice dishes at home. Now, I love, adore, and thrive on rich, flavoursome food. So of course, I like my rice with a whole lot of spice! However, now I have started going back to the office. Suddenly, […]

Creamy sundied tomato, crispy bacon with fried gnocchi recipe - an easy creamy gnocchi recipe perfect for a cosy night in. With crispy oven baked bacon, sundried tomatoes, and delicious gnocchi, this recipe is a great dinner idea for two. #recipe #recipes #gnocchi #italianfood #tasty #yummy #delicious

Creamy Sundried Tomato & Crispy Bacon Gnocchi

Creamy Gnocchi with Sundried Tomatoes and Crispy Bacon This creamy gnocchi with sundried tomatoes and bacon recipe is the perfect comfort food for any occasion. It’s a delicious combination of creamy sauce, pillowy gnocchi, sweet sundried tomatoes and crispy bacon that will have your taste buds dancing with delight. Plus, it’s easy to make and […]

Creamy Red Pepper Pasta Recipe - Vegetarian Dinner Ideas

Creamy Red Pepper Pasta

Creamy Red Pepper Pasta Recipe As much as I love creamy pasta recipes, they tend to fill me up quickly and I can only ever enjoy very small portions. This red pepper pasta recipe though is the one exception to the rule. I love this sauce, sweet and cheesy and velvety smooth, and can quite […]

Gnocchi and meatball bake recipe - the perfect midweek meal, and ready in under 30 minutes this meatball bake features rich tomatoes, fresh basil, mozarella, fried gnocchi and meatballs. A great way to use meatballs in a recipe and a deliciously easy recipe for dinner that everyone will love. #recipe #dinnerideas #delicious #tasty #yummy #meatballs #30minutemeals

Gnocchi and Meatball Bake

Gnocchi and Meatball Bake Recipe Although we’re at the end of July, it already feels like Autumn here in Scotland. The trees are still verdant, and the rich purple heather is spotting the landscape, however, there is a chill to the air. And the rain! Plenty of rain! And of course, weather like this sees […]

A wonderfully healthy lasagne with roasted Mediterranean vegetables like aubergine and courgette for guilt-free pleasure! Less than 500 calories per serving, this is a lasagne without guilt, but plenty of flavour. Deliciously easy. #lasagne #recipe #recipes #italiancuisine #italianfood #under500calories #guiltfree

Healthy Lasagne with Roasted Vegetables

Healthy Lasagne with Roasted Vegetables Recipe After a week of warm weather (for Scotland at least!) we’re thankfully having a bit of a cool break and some rain. The perfect weather for comfort cooking! There’s nothing better, to me than spending a cosy rainy day in my kitchen. Especially when it gives me the time, […]

A deliciously creamy chicken alfredo linguine pasta - the perfect pasta dish for summer. With plenty of garlic, this velvety sauce with chicken and a hint of lemon is the only alfredo recipe you’ll ever need. #chicken #alfredo #pastadish #italianfood #recipe #recipes #pastarecipes

Chicken Alfredo Linguine

Chicken Alfredo Linguine Pasta Recipe Everyone loves a quick and easy pasta recipe, and my creamy chicken alfredo pasta is exactly this! It takes only fifteen minutes to make and is velvety smooth, and rich. Although tradition recipes won’t add lemon, I always add just a hint of lemon juice to my alfredo sauce. I […]

Perfectle Easy Pilau Rice recipe - tasty dinner ideas with an Indian touch with gorgeously golden spiced rice for diner. #recipes #recipe #indianfood #dinnerideas #dinner #vegetarian

The Best Pilau Rice

Perfect Pilau Rice Recipe Today’s recipe is pilau rice – gorgeously golden rice cooked with spices, and the perfect accompaniment to my Paneer Tikka Masala. It’s one of those recipes that looks much more difficult than it actually is. And the payoff? Incredibly tasty! We’ve been having some lovely, summery weather here in Scotland over […]

Crispy golden balls of panfried Gnocchi with Chorizo and spinach is a 30 minute meal and speedy dinner perfect for midweek meals. #recipe #recipes #italianfood #italiancuisine #chorizo #spanishfood #fried #dinner #dinnerideas

Pan-fried Gnocchi with Chorizo and Spinach

Pan-fried Gnocchi with Chorizo & Spinach I love gnocchi – it’s akin to pasta when it comes to comfort food. Whether I’m having a gnocchi bake, or just gnocchi tossed through some pesto, there’s so many ways to prepare and enjoy these little potato dumplings. My personal favourite though has to be pan-fried gnocchi. It’s […]

A spicy Thai red curry noodle soup to bring colour and flavour to your kitchen. A perfectly comforting midweek meal - ready in less than 30 minutes! That Red Curry Noodle Soup Recipe #recipe #recipes #asiancuisine #dinnerideas #thaifood

Thai Red Curry Noodle Soup

Thai Red Curry Noodle Soup Recipe Growing up in Sydney, I had never really experienced Thai food until I moved north to Brisbane. Back then, although Sydney was abundant in Chinese and Vietnamese cuisine, Thai food hadn’t made it quite that far south. At least, not to the area I lived in! Likewise, Chinese and […]

A creamy salmon and lemon risotto bursting with summer flavours - with hints of lemon dancing alongside hearty salmon, this risotto recipe will bring the bright colours of the Mediterranean to your kitchen. #risotto #italianfood #italiancuisine #seafood #recipe #recipes #dinnerideas

Salmon and Lemon Risotto

Salmon & Lemon Risotto Today’s recipe is a relatively simple affair, as far as Salmon and Lemon Risotto can be simple, that is. There seems to be this great fear surrounding risotto as to its complexity, and that it requires constant attention, and is far too easy to ruin. Personally, I find this nothing more […]

Spaghetti alla Puttanesca reipe - sluts spaghetti recipe - an easy pantry recipe with anchovies, chilli, olives and tomato ready in 15 minutes.Incredibly easy and a recipe that will keep the entire family happy. #recipe #dinnerideas #italianfood #italianrecipes

Spaghetti alla Puttanesca

Spaghetti alla Puttanesca If I had to choose only one pasta dish to ever eat again, it would be Spaghetti alla Puttanesca. Ready in 15 minutes and bursting with rich and intense flavours, I kid you not when I say I am nigh addicted to this incredibly rich dish. My first introduction to Spaghetti alla […]

Quick and Easy weeknight pesto pasta for those nights you want a delicious pasta recipe but need a quick meal the whole family wil love. #recipe #recipes #pastarecipes

Quick & Easy Pesto Pasta

A quick and easy pesto pasta recipe, perfect for weeknights!

Chicken Romano is shallow fried chicken fillets coated in parmesan crumb and cooked to crispy golden perfection. Served with creamy garlic lemon fettucine linguine spaghetti pasta, it's the perfect midweek meal ready in less than 30 minutes. This classic Italian dish is sure to keep the entire family happy at dinner, and is a great easy dinner recipe! #recipe #recipeideas #dinnerideas #italianfood #italiancuisine #chickendinner #deepfriedchicken

Chicken Romano with Creamy Lemon Pasta

Chicken Romano with Creamy Lemon Pasta Recipe In the kitchen, there are many food-friendships I love, such as salmon and wasabi, potatoes and bacon, chorizo and pretty much everything. However, chicken and creamy pasta is my favourite food-friendship of all. I am not sure why these work so well together. Yet when it comes to […]

British Kedgere recipe with smoked haddock recipe - a classic British take on an Indian rice dish. Similar to a biryani recipe or pilaf recipe, this spiced rice is tossed through hot smoked haddock and served with boiled eggs for the quintissential classic British brunch dish kedgeree. Using plenty of indian spices, and smoked haddock, it's a recipe the whole family will love. #recipe #recipes #seafood #fish #fishrecipes #smokedhaddock #glutenfree #brunchrecipes #brunch #brunchideas

Kedgeree (Spiced Rice with Smoked Haddock)

Kedgeree Recipe Today I thought I would share with you another of my favourite brunch dishes, although I do quite fancy this for supper when the mood takes me. I am of course talking about kedgeree with smoked haddock. With its spiced rice, flaky fish and golden yolked eggs, kedgeree could be considered a close […]

Spaghetti Bolognese is an Italian pasta sauce recipe with amazingly rich and herby flavours. This traditional ragu recipe is slow cooked to perfection and worth the wait. Slow cooked bolognese sauce is your new family favourite pasta recipe. #italianfood #dinnerideas #pastasauce #recipe #pasta

Slow-Cooked Spaghetti Bolognese

A indulgently slow-cooked spaghetti bolognese sauce, simmering away for hours to create the best pasta sauce you’ve ever created.

Chicken & Chorizo Rice Bowl is a Mexican rice bowl with amazing spicy and rich flavours. It's an easy way to add healthy flavours to your meal! #salad #rice #dinnerideas #recipe #glutenfree

Chicken & Chorizo Rice Bowl

A light and easy colourful chicken and chorizo rice bowl recipe, packed full of flavour and perfect for weeknight dinners!

Creamy Chicken & Rice Soup is a American Soup with amazing creamy and warming flavours. It's an easy way to add winter flavours flavours to your meal! #soup #dinnerideas #winterfood #recipe #slowcooked

Creamy Chicken & Rice Soup

Creamy Chicken & Rice Soup

Gnocchi Bake with Nduja is a Italian dinner with amazing rich and spicy flavours. It's an easy way to add Mediterannean flavours to your meal! #gnocchi #dinnerideas #italiancuisine #recipe #traybake

Gnocchi Bake with ‘Nduja

A spicy gnocchi bake with rich tomato and ‘nduja flavours for something a little different.

Risotto alla Milanese Recipe - Risotto alla Milanese is a deliciously creamy risotto, flavoured with white wine and saffron. Ready in 20 minutes, this risotto recipe will be a family favourite with it’s bright yellow colour and rich, wholesome flavours. #risotto #italiancuisine #risotto #recipe #glutenfree #dinnerideas #vegetarian

Risotto alla Milanese

A creamy traditional risotto recipe with rich Italian flavours and just a touch of wine to make it something special.

Pesto alla Genovese is a traditional Italian sauce made with amazing fresh herbs and pinenuts. It's an easy way to add rich flavours to your meal! #italian #pesto #cleaneating #recipe #glutenfree

Pesto alla Genovese

Pesto alla Genovese Recipe When cooking, I love having lots of options ready and available to cater to my every mood. It means cupboards full of spice mixes, and a fridge filled with sauces, marinades, and of course, pesto. Especially my favourite Pesto alla Genovese, also known as Green Pesto. Pesto is amazingly versatile and […]

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