Easy fresh guacamole

I know it's basic but I love avocados so much. I also love everything that goes in guacamole but I literally cannot stand the ready-made stuff. I'm not being snobbish, because there are lots of pre-prepared dips and foods that I like. But for some reason, I've never found a guac that, to me, hasn't... Continue Reading →

Creamy Cheats’ Bolognese

A good spag bol can turn a bloody awful day into a great one and trust me, I'm speaking from experience when I say that. To me, a bolognese is the ultimate comfort food and an incredibly versatile one at that. A good meat sauce can be enjoyed on it's own, with spaghetti or layered... Continue Reading →

Spicy Pesto Grilled Cheese

Anyone who has met me will know that cheese is my absolute favourite thing, I honestly can't get enough of it. I know I'm not really alone with this obsession, which is why I've put together this delicious grilled cheese recipe. Gooey, stringy, cheese is the ultimate comfort food and it's safe to say that... Continue Reading →

Quick and Easy Meatballs

Who doesn't love a good meatball? That juicy, meaty flavour that marries oh so well with a rich and fruity marinara sauce. Too often it's seen as a kids dinner but there's just something really special about spaghetti and meatballs that makes it totally irresistible at any age. Like many of my favourite Italian dishes,... Continue Reading →

Creamy Asparagus and Bacon Risotto

So, this past week has been a bit rubbish, hasn't it? With everything that's going on my stress levels have been way higher than usual and when that happens, it's time for something that's really satisfying and delicious. One of my favourite dishes to cook when I need to de-stress is risotto. When you cook... Continue Reading →

Pasta with Ham, Leeks & Cream

This decadent dish is one of my absolute favourite pasta recipes and one that has been with me for a very long time. This recipe is adapted from a Sunday meal that my lovely nan used to make for the Amato family all the time and it really is something special. I've never been one... Continue Reading →

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