Rice and Pasta

         

From everyday Macaroni Cheese to King Prawn Pappardelle to wow your guests.    

    

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Fettuccine with WalnutsFettuccine with Walnuts

This is a great relaxed dinner party meal – it is quick to prepare, elegant and tastes wonderful ...

 

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King Prawn PappardelleKing Prawn Pappardelle

Luscious wide ribbons of silky pasta and a wonderfully simple accompaniment of King Prawns, tomato and herbs ...

      

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Macaroni CheeseMacaroni Cheese

Ok this is the ultimate in "I just got home from work, I am cranky and I am hungry" food ...

     

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Meatballs ItalianoMeatballs Italiano

I was taught this recipe from my friend's Mum who is a proper Italian cook. I have treasured this recipe and look for an excuse to make these all the time ...

 

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Prawn RisottoPrawn Risotto

Lovely for a dinner party, this is a fragrant and delicious risotto which also look rather spectacular with great big juicy prawns poking out of the surface  ...

 

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Pumpkin, Sage and Saffron RisottoPumpkin, Sage and Saffron Risotto

Golden and glistening, this is a beautiful dish. Lovely as is, or with added chicken, there is something about the saffron, rice and pumpkin combination that just works so well ...

 

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Ricotta and Mint Conchiglioni PastaRicotta and Mint Conchiglioni Pasta

This is a really delicious meal, great vegetarian offering, and packed with rich flavour without being heavy or overly fatty ...

 

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Roast Butternut and Baby Fennel LasagneRoast Butternut and Baby Fennel Lasagne

I am a huge fan of traditional Lasagne, this is a very significant departure from traditional lasagne – it is vegetarian for a start and there is no tomato sugo in sight ...

 

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Roast Tomato and Salami PastaRoast Tomato and Salami Pasta

This is a lovely crisp pasta supper packed with oodles of flavour and a deeply satisfying punch of sharpness ...

     

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Sage and Seared Beef PastaSage and Seared Beef Pasta

This simple dish is packed with flavour. It is easy to prepare the basic pasta in advance and sear off the beef just before you eat so the meat is tender and juicy ...

 

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Smoked Chicken RisottoSmoked Chicken Risotto

Smoked Chicken Risotto is an absolute favourite. The flavour is intense, yet subtle and the chicken is so tender, soft and juicy that it brings the whole dish together with its smoky goodness ...

 

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Star Spangled SoupStar Spangled Soup

I love soup and I make it almost every week in Winter. This is a tremendously flavoursome and unique tasting soup ...

 

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Stuffed PeppersStuffed Peppers

This is the traditional Italian version of Stuffed Peppers, using mince rather than the rice-based vegetarian version many people may be familiar with ...

 

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SushiSushi

You can add any flavour you like to Sushi, my favourirtes are Prawn with avocado, Salt and Pepper Squid and Blue Swimmer Crab with Black Rice ...

 

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Zesty Rice SaladZesty Rice Salad

This colourful salad makes a great lunch for work or as a relaxed weekend meal ...

          

          

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