Tag: pasta

Stovetop Mac & Cheese

Stovetop Mac & Cheese

You guys know I love pasta, but with water restrictions in place it’s a waste of water to boil pasta. This stovetop Mac and Cheese doesn’t waste a single drop and plus its so easy and saves time you won’t be making it any other…

Recco Con Pollo {Primi Piatti}

Recco Con Pollo {Primi Piatti}

This next dish is very similar to Primi Piatti’s Recco, so I guess you can call it a dupe or hack. I made the chicken version and it was quite filling but I like the vegetarian option of this dish as well. I used rigatoni but…

Creamy Sun-dried Tomato Arrabbiata

Creamy Sun-dried Tomato Arrabbiata

This tomato sauce is a dream to make and tastes even better. The addition of sun-dried tomatoes  adds warmth and earthiness to this sauce. “Arrabbiata” means angry in Italian according to Wikipedia and refers to the chili in this recipe. Add any pasta you like…

Lazy Lasagne

Lazy Lasagne

Lasagne is a strangely comforting dish. As a South African Indian, my Mum (sorry Ma, love you) would make this Italian dish Indian. I wanted to eat an authenticlly Italian dish without the plethora of spices, but you know when your fam is like “where’s…

Sweetcorn, Mushroom and Chicken Pasta

Sweetcorn, Mushroom and Chicken Pasta

This pasta reminds me of when I was young, it was the kind of pasta my Mother and Aunts would make that wasn’t super strong or had a lot of chillies but had a little bit of bite due to the white pepper. The sour…

Creamy Tomato Pasta

Creamy Tomato Pasta

One of my friends – Nina Septoe, told me about this recipe a while back and I can’t get enough of it. So much so, that I make it at least once a month. This recipe uses really simple ingredients to get a surprisingly authentic…

Warm Pasta Salad

Warm Pasta Salad

This dish was inspired by a salad I ate at my friend Mariette’s house. It was so amazing, I was obsessed with the flavours and wanted to re-create it so I could eat it over and over again. Her salad had Swiss chard, courgette ribbons,…