Category Archives: Pasta

Pumpkin, fennel and blue cheese lasagne

Here is another tasty lasagne from Hugh’s Everyday Veg, which is very rich with the blue cheese. Ingredients 1 kg pumpkin, skinned and cut into inch cubes 1 large fennel cut into 5 mm thick rings 150g blue cheese crumbled … Continue reading

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Cavalo nero and mushroom lasagne

We recently bought River Cottage Everyday Veg, and as usual Hugh has some great recipes. The first one we made was this tasty vege lasagne, which does not rely on lentils to act as a vegetarian meat substitute. It also … Continue reading

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Quickest, easiest tomato sauce for pizza

When feeling lazy I generally use tomato paste for my pizza’s. However, yesterday I while cooking pizza, I had no tomato paste. In a hurry I threw together this tomato sauce, and am so happy with it that I will … Continue reading

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Aubergine and mango noodles

This is a delicious cold noodle salad, perfect for lunch, which is a great use of leftover grilled aubergine. I love the fusion of east and west in this dish with the sweet and sour. Soba noodles are a brilliant … Continue reading

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Mushroom and silverbeet pasta

I am having to come up with 1001 ways to use silverbeet (swiss chard) at present at home as the plants take off in my garden. I am growing a red variety that has a beautiful red stem. Most people … Continue reading

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Roast wild duck and port ragout

A very tasty dish, that is ideal for the tougher wild duck as you pot roast the duck. This dish comes from Logan Brown in Wellington. This dish makes a large amount, so if you have only one wild duck, … Continue reading

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Pasta cooked like risotto

I do not know about you, but I have always cooked my pasta separately to my sauce, then combined at the end. It is the way I have always been taught and seen others do it. Conversely I cook rice in multiple ways, I … Continue reading

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