Broccoli and Mushroom Pasta

This dish with garlicky cream sauce with peperoncino flakes and aged cheddar cheese is delicious and healthy. You can use any pasta though I have used macaroni. The broccoli and capsicum give it a lovely fresh green colour. Ingredients Macaroni pasta 2 cups, cooked al dente Broccoli florets 1 cup Capsicum 1 medium, sliced Mushrooms… Continue reading Broccoli and Mushroom Pasta

Mac and Cheese

A comfort food and a favourite with my son throughout his schooldays was Mac and cheese. I used to make it three or four times a week. I use sharp English mustard and chilli flakes, which impart a unique flavour to the dish. Ingredients Elbow pasta 2 cupsAll-purpose flour 3 tbspsButter 2 tbspsOlive oil 2… Continue reading Mac and Cheese

Book Review: Pasta & Risotto

Hugh Redman; Hamlyn, London; 2004 edition This book is like a trusted friend to me. I love the range of dishes it offers — from salads to rice dishes to pasta dishes, cannelloni and lasagne. The recipes are incredibly easy to follow and ingredients are simple and available easily. The introduction is extremely useful as… Continue reading Book Review: Pasta & Risotto