Beef, Chickpea and Chorizo Pasta

This is such a good family meal. Full of flavour and packed with goodness, it's something the whole family will enjoy yet can be cooked up in next to no time. The chorizo adds a subtle kick that helps to bring out the best in everything else, bringing all those robust flavours together. Serve with generous helpings of garlic bread and plenty of freshly grated parmesan cheese if you're feeling indulgent. Beef, Bean and Chorizo Pasta Hearty pasta dish that's perfect for midweek when time is short. Absolutely delicious High Sided Saute Panlarge saucepan with lid 300 g Penne Pasta1 tbsp Olive Oil100 g Chorizo (thinly sliced)1 large Onion (peeled and finely chopped)1 clove Garlic (peeled and finely chopped)500 g Rump Steak…

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Italian Meatballs with Tagliatelle and Tomato and Basil Sauce

As winter starts to bite, it's all to easy to forget just how comforting and warming a bowl of fresh pasta can be. This American Italian classic is loved by children and adults alike and will really hit the spot on cold evenings. Quick and easy to prepare, it really is worth making your own meatballs, which can be done well in advance. Shop bought meatballs tend to be designed for more robust dishes, when what you're really after here are small delicate bites. Using a blend of pork and beef also gives an extra dimension of flavour, with the pork fat adding a delicious creaminess alongside the cheese. Italian Meatballs with Tagliatelle and Tomato and Basil Sauce Italian Pork and Beef…

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Creamy Chicken, Bacon and Mushroom Pasta

This really is one of my go to dishes. Super quick, easy as it comes, and it makes use of any leftovers you might have, or just the cheaper chicken cuts. Creme fraiche forms the basis of the sauce, it's an excellent go to for pasta dishes with its light and tangy flavour, and it won't curdle in the pan if you treat it well. The recipe is quite approximate, because this is all about using what you have. So use it as a base, and play it with it as you see fit. Creamy Chicken, Bacon and Mushroom Pasta Quick and easy midweek meal, whether you use leftovers or cook the chicken fresh 1 tbsp olive oil1 small onion (peeled and…

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Chilli Pork Chop with Pasta Arrabbiata

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This is such a quick and easy dinner choice, half an hour from start to finish, and it's just what you need on a cold autumnal evening. It's so simple, so it's absolutely critical that you have the very finest ingredients. None of your supermarket flimsy pork chops here! Chilli Pork Chop with Arrabiata Pasta 4 pork chops (thick cut)6 tbsp olive oil1 small onion (finely chopped)2 tbsp dried, flaked chillies (finely sliced)2 cloves garlic (peeled and chopped)1 bunch basil leaves1 tin chopped tomatoes1 small cartoon passata400 g fresh or dried penne pasta100 g parmesan shavings In a large saucepan, heat 2 tbsps. of oil, and then gently fry the onion until translucent. Add one tbsp. of the chilli flakes, and the…

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