Mid Week Meal: Pasta Carbonara with Leek

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Slow Cooked Lamb Shank Ragu

This is one of my favourite ways to prepare lamb shanks. Where slow braised whole lamb shanks require 1-2 per serve, I can make a rich, delicious and filling family meal with three large shanks alone. You don’t need a lot of meat to make a meaty, robust dish! This is a wonderful recipe to cook […]

One Pot Pasta – Road Tested

By Emma Chow It’s been doing the rounds on the internet for well over a year now, that tempting, possibly too-easy-to-be-true one pot pasta recipe where you bung all the raw ingredients in one large pot, top with water, and in 20 minutes you have a perfect dinner for a family of 4. I’ve eyeballed […]

Easy Tuna Pasta Casserole

  This was originally one of my partner’s recipes. It was one of the first things I ever ate at his house and remains one of the meals that makes me think of him; we can’t eat it without him around, it just feels wrong. It is a crazy simple recipe that can be knocked […]

Simple Prawn Pasta

By Emma Chow Sometimes I want to cook something that I want to eat, not just something that pleases the tastes of the family in general. After all, I’m the one that does all the cooking, shouldn’t I please myself sometimes? On a Friday night I like to cook dishes that remind me of the […]

23 Last Minute Dinner Ideas

Nachos Tuna on pasta. Tomato and herb pasta Fresh ravioli and stir-through pasta sauce Scrambled egg with herbs and toast Cheese & ham toasties. Bacon & eggs on toast. Pesto stirred through pasta Cheesy rice – cook rice add some grated cheese, bit of butter and S&P Breakfast cereal  Omelette Two minute noodles: add frozen […]