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  • The perfect Ragu

    The Perfect Ragú – a sauce to savour

    A rich ragú forms the basis of many classic dishes. I am not kidding you, once you have made this you will never again make boring old savoury mince.  This recipe is…

  • Leek and pancetta pasta

    Leek and Pancetta Fettucini

    Home made pasta is hard to beat – combine it with some diced pancetta and leeks and you have a combination made in heaven.  This week I found diced pancetta in Woolworths,…

  • Wild Mushroom pasta

    Pasta with Wild Mushrooms

    I am having a bit of a mushroom fix at the moment.  I recently spent some time on a friends game farm, and making sure to keep near the house so that…

  • Pasta with peppers

    Pasta with Grilled Peppers and Chili

     If you are looking for a healthy pasta without any frills, this one is for you. There is no cream or tomatoe sauce added, its just fresh and aromatic , and the…

  • Pasta with walnuts and blue cheese

    Pasta with Walnuts, Blue Cheese and Chives

      I know everyone is dieting and trying to shed the excess kilos from the festive period, but this is my entry into Pasta Please Challenge for January, run by Jacqueline from Tinned…

  • Shrimp and red pepper pasta

    Pasta with Prawns and Red Peppers

    This versatile pasta dish is great for a family meal or for a dinner party.  This is one of my favourites to make for family and friends.  I normally substitute the prawns…