Pasta

Pasta, Vegetarian

Fusilli Lunghi Pesto Carbonara

Traditional carbonara is an absolutely delicious Italian dish I regularly like to make if I am in a bit of a rush. The addition of eggs gives a lovely creaminess without having to add cream. It turns a simple pasta dish into another level. I have taken the basic idea of the carbonara and...

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Pasta, Vegetables, Vegetarian

Vegetable and Pancetta Orzo Risotto

I find orzo is a delicious alternative to traditional pasta or rice. It is very easy to cook with and any extra can be put into a pot, chilled and frozen. Adding some flavoured oil or pesto gives you a lovely snacking , hot or cold. For a vegetarian option, omit the pancetta and replace with...

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Pasta

Spicy orzo with crispy chorizo

Orzo is an Italian dried pasta and each piece is the size and shape of an unprocessed grain of barley, which is what “orzo” means in Italian.It has a lovely texture.  It can be boiled like other pastas, or cooked like a risotto. You cook orzo exactly the same as you would cook any...

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