Avocado with Pasta

At this time of the year we are fortunate to have a glut of avocados available.  Having said that, the trouble is they all tend to ripen at once so there is a need to consume a lot of them very quickly. Apart from guacamole and other avocado dips, I love avocado...

Bacon & Egg Fettuccini

After a recent episode of my freezer being ‘accidentally’ turned off, I was left with a great pile of defrosted bacon that had to be used up quickly. The occurred because my dearly beloved was running around the house during an electrical storm switching everything...

Roasted Tomato Pasta Sauce

Pasta is one of my family’s favourite meals and when tomatoes are in abundance, there are two ways I like to prepare a Tomato Pasta Sauce.  Either version is simple, bursting with flavor and looks fantastic on the plate. The first version (not this one – but coming...

Tuna, Mushroom and Pinenut Pasta

Pasta is always a favourite option for my family and this Tuna, Mushroom and Pinenut Pasta didn’t disappoint. When cooking pasta dishes, it’s great how you can make a fantastic dish from a few simple pantry ingredients. Or you can choose a more complex dish...

Pasta with Broccoli and Tomatoes

Broccoli is one of the few vegetables all of my family eat, even my eldest son who is ‘allergic’ to many others. Every time he eats a vegetable he doesn’t like, he gets this look on his face like there is a bad smell under his nose and he’s in some acute pain. It’s...

Italian Sausage Pasta

As I wrote last time (Menu Plans – Back on the Agenda), my menu organization has not been all it should be lately (but now remedied).  In this disorganized mode I went to the supermarket last week with no idea of what to get for dinner.  As I walked in, there was a...

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