Easy spaghetti bolognese

A family favorite. Everybody has his own version of the Spag Bol, but I must say, this is a very good one! Yum. -enjoy- INGREDIENTS (Serves 4) 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 1 brown onion, finely chopped 1 carrot, peeled and grated 2 cloves garlic, crushed 800g beef mince 2 x 400g tinned diced…

Chorizo carbonara with Catalan market salad

  A lovely combination. Great for lunch with the girls. The chorizo will give you a boost, the salad will calm you down. πŸ™‚ -enjoy- Ingredients (serves 4) SALAD 25 g pine nuts 1 red chicory 1 green chicory 2 clementines 100 g baby spinach 4 sprigs of fresh mint 45 g Manchego cheese 2…

Chicken Arrabbiata

For the chicken Arrabbiata follow the recipe below. It’s easy to make and scrumptious. Most of these ingredients you might find in your storage cupboard. This is a good base sauce for many dishes. Make it your own πŸ˜‰ -enjoy- Ingredients (serves 4) 4 free-range skinless chicken breasts olive oil 5 fresh red chillies 6…

Sausage pasta bake

Our version was without the sausage but nevertheless very appetizing. Pasta rocks full stop! Ingredients (serves 4) 3 cloves of garlic 50 g mature Cheddar cheese 50 g stale bread 2 teaspoons dried oregano olive oil 4 higher-welfare sausages 1 pinch of dried chilli flakes 3 x 400 g tins of chopped tomatoes 400 g…

Spinach and ricotta cannelloni

I did manage to makeΒ  this recipe for 35 people, but opted for the lasagne version instead of cannelloni. Rolling Cannelloni is far to time consuming for so many people, I thought. But by all means, try it at home when you are with 4-6 persons. I will definitely make this at home for my…

Chicken milanese with spaghetti

One of my favorite Italian dishes. I often make this recipe for my family but never with the Parmesan cheese, but from now on I will never leave this ingredient out! yum. -enjoy- Ingredients (serves 2) 2 cloves of garlic Β½ a bunch of fresh basil olive oil 1 x 400 g tin of plum…

Quick Lasagne

It doesn’t take a lot to make a good lasagne, as long as you layer this gorgeous pasta dish generously with tasty things. This sauce is basic, but not only do the cherry tomatoes make it colourful,Β  they also give a nice twist to the original bolognese sauce.Β  Of course you can make the bΓ©chamel…

Pasta pesto with garlic & rosemary chicken

Cooking for a large bunch of people, I often have to adapt the recipe a little. I love this recipe below, the homemade pesto is easy to do and very yummy. The beans I left on the side, in a huge bowl and scattered more Parmesan cheese over it. I did replace the fennel seeds…

Spicy chorizo pan lasagne

Okay, for 30 people making pan lasagne is a bit difficult. So, I made the sauce in a big cooking pan and layered the lasagne out in a large dish ( actually we needed 2!) to put all in the oven (200ΒΊC) to bake for 40-45 minutes. The Chorizo is the surprise of the dish….

Pasta meatballs

This dish is very easy and quick to make, and above all a hit with the kids. You can even make it easier for yourself to buy good quality meatballs from the butcher or supermarket, and skip the making meatballs bit. (Method 1-5). This is variation of Jamie Oliver’s recipe meatballs & pasta. Which isΒ …