Roasted Pepper Pasta

Ingredients 2 cups of mixed peppers Olive oil 2 cloves of garlic, chopped finely 4 tablespoons of butter 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika 1/2 teaspoon jeera powder 1/2 teaspoon dhania powder Salt and pepper 1/2 teaspoon red chilli flakes Handful of baby tomatoes, chopped 1 cup of cheddar cheese, grated 2 tablespoons cake flour 2 cupsContinue reading “Roasted Pepper Pasta”

Brinjal and Tomato Pasta

I have to admit I struggle to get my kids to eat their veggies, it’s a constant battle of me pulling my hair out and muttering WTF under my breathe 😑. So I decided to reduce my blood pressure and find new and “exciting” ways for them to eat their broccoli, or in this caseContinue reading “Brinjal and Tomato Pasta”

Mac-sala and Cheese

This dish was inspired by my Grandma. Ok so a very, very long time ago (+-7 years) I didn’t know how to cook! Gasp! I remember coming home from work one day and making macaroni and cheese, dishing up some for my Grandma and her telling me how bland she thought it was! I wasContinue reading “Mac-sala and Cheese”

Creamy mushroom and brussel sprout gnocchi

Creamy Mushroom & Brussel Sprout Gnocchi Ingredients 500g gnochhi (I used store bought) 3 tablespoons of butter 250g white button mushrooms, sliced 70g brussel sprouts 2 cloves of garlic, minced 1 tablespoon basil pesto 1/2 cup fresh cream 1 teaspoon fresh thyme 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika Salt to taste Pepper 1/2 teaspoon A few leavesContinue reading “Creamy mushroom and brussel sprout gnocchi”

Carbonara Pasta Cake

Pasta dishes gone wild!!! How beautiful does this carbonara cake look? A sure showstopper if you ask me. My family enjoyed this dish so much that I’m already getting subtle hints to make it again 😀. This is the last week for my #Italianwithatwist theme, I’ve been having so much fun experimenting and styling foodieContinue reading “Carbonara Pasta Cake”

Caprese pesto pasta salad

Warm summer evenings call for a light and refreshing dinner. This flavorful Italian inspired dish ticks all the boxes. Here’s how you can make this delightful dish Ingredients 250g pasta, cooked al dentè 60ml basil pesto Salt to taste Italian tomatoes Basil leaves Mozzarella cheese Method 1. Add the basil pesto to the strained pasta,Continue reading “Caprese pesto pasta salad”

Cajun prawns in alfredo sauce

A delicious one pot wonder. Ingredients 350g dry pasta such as fettuccine 400g large shrimp uncooked, shells removed 1 tbsp cajun seasoning 2 tbsp olive oil 2 tbsp butter 1 small onion chopped 2 cloves garlic minced 1 can diced tomatoes 3/4 cup heavy cream 50g Parmesan cheese grated 1/4 tsp salt or to tasteContinue reading “Cajun prawns in alfredo sauce”