Chorizo & Spinach Spaghetti Carbonara

We love Spaghetti Carbonara and eat it a lot as it’s probably the easiest pasta dish to put together.  When hubby suggested adding chorizo sausage instead of bacon that sounded very interesting and combined with the spinach it was really delicious… Nutmeg is the best friend of spinach and I always add a pinch when…

Spaghetti Con Vongole

I recently joined Costco and to my delight discovered they sell packages of snap frozen fresh clams in the shell.  I adore these delicious little bivalves and always love the way the dish of pasta looks with the little shells peeking out.  After some investigating on the Internet, I realised my idea of how to…

Spaghetti Carbonara

Who doesn’t love a deliciously creamy Spaghetti Carbonara?  It is one of the quickest and easiest pastas to make as we always have eggs and bacon and parmesan cheese in the fridge… My recipe has been honed over the years and this is our favourite version.  If you don’t have spinach it is also wonderful…

Garlic Prawn Pasta with Chilli & Basil

There is nothing as delicious as Garlic Prawns.  Add these to pasta and you have heaven in a bowl. This recipe is so quick and easy especially if, like me, you keep a large bag of green prawn cutlets in the freezer.  I leave them out for an hour or two to defrost or run…

Spaghetti with Clams

This recipe came to me from an Italian girl I met 32 years ago.  My husband worked with her husband and we went to their house to adopt a German Shepherd pup. Invited to stay for lunch, I watched as my new friend quickly prepared this most delicious pasta.  It had been in her family…

Lizzie’s Bolognese Sauce

I have been making this sauce the same way for about 30 years.  It can be fiddled with by adding extra ingredients such as mushrooms, spinach, grated zucchini or bacon etc.  The basic sauce however is delicious… This recipe make quite a lot of sauce but it freezes very well and I also use it…

Spaghetti with Ricotta, Smoked Tasmanian Ocean Trout, Zucchini and Peas

This deliciously creamy pasta dish is lovely with a fresh green salad.  It is surprisingly light and goes well with a crisp cold Riesling… Ingredients: 200gms Smoked Tasmanian Ocean Trout, chopped Tbsp Bertolli Light Olive Oil 1 Garlic clove crushed 250gms zucchini, roughly chopped 150gms Ricotta cheese 2 tbsp sour cream 400gms Barilla Spaghetti #5…