Mushroom carbonara sauce

Mushroom carbonara sauce

Pasta coated in a rich, creamy carbonara sauce is one of those comfort foods that is so simple to make you can have it anytime. This makes it an impressive and hearty meal, if you are cooking for vegetarians or want to spoil your veggie girlfriend then this is a...
Where will our food come from?

Where will our food come from?

It seems like there is a very open war going on between two factions in the world, and they are both after your food. First we have the organic only group who search out all food products which are as Mother Nature intended; in all their mud encrusted, oddly shaped or...
Real Spanish Food – Fideuá

Real Spanish Food – Fideuá

I was honoured and excited to be invited for lunch by a Spanish friend, Vicente. He had often talked to me about his recipe for Fideuá – a Valencian dish similar to paella but using pasta instead of rice. As is usual in Spain we were blessed with glorious sunshine and...
Easy Mac & Cheese

Easy Mac & Cheese

  Someone told me the other day they had heard about a secret, simple way to make one pan Mac & Cheese on the stove and asked if I had heard of it…I burst out laughing! I gave them this recipe for easy Mac & Cheese and they slapped their head with a Homer...
Pulled Chilli Beef

Pulled Chilli Beef

As I am sure you know I am a big Mexican food fan. That classic mix of cumin, oregano, tomato and chilli flavours never cease to stimulate the taste buds whether with vegetables, chicken or fish. But beef, that’s a whole other story. It seems to be a match made in...
A tempting trio of Calabrian preserves

A tempting trio of Calabrian preserves

Everyone loves Italian food so when I was approached by Artimondo to try a tempting trio of Calabrian preserves produced by Sirianni, a family business founded by Agostino Sirianni in 1999 and located in Cittanova, a small hamlet south of the Aspromonte mountains, in...