Tag Archives: Spaghetti

No-Cream Spaghetti Carbonara with Zucchini

Carbonara with no cream and added vegetables! Every carbonara that I’ve made from scratch in the past has included cream – but not this one and we really didn’t miss it! I also replaced about a third of a standard … Continue reading

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Mini Baked Spaghetti and Meatballs

Ultimate portion control. As my family will tell you, portion control is something that I am not good at. These mini treats are baked in a muffin pan so you are guaranteed that everyone gets the same amount on their … Continue reading

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Spaghetti and Meatloaf

Combine two family favourites. If your family is bored with Spaghetti Bolognese, meatballs or plain meatloaf, you should try this recipe. All the delicious classic Bolognese flavours but you can slice it! I made my meatloaf with as few ingredients … Continue reading

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Weeknight Dinner: Chicken and Basil Pesto Spaghetti

This takes under 15 minutes to make and requires no cooking skill. Sometimes I can’t be bothered to cook, especially during the week. This dish is perfect for those occasions as it really doesn’t require any effort – no chopping … Continue reading

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Halloween Worm and Eye Pie (aka Baked Spaghetti Frittata)

This pie is super spooky. If your family is going out trick-or-treating for Halloween¬†on Friday, this is the perfect dinner to fill them up before all the candy appears. The dish is based on classic Italian flavours, with a combination … Continue reading

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Chilli and Fennel Meatballs with Spaghetti

Meatballs with some kick. Firstly I want to apologise for not posting on Wednesday. I have had a stinking cold all week and cooking just wasn’t on the agenda. Normal service has now been resumed ūüôā These meatballs were ideal … Continue reading

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Slow Cooked Spaghetti with Spinach, Zucchini and Squash

Firstly I want to apologise for skipping my usual post last Sunday. For the whole day¬†we had no power and only partial internet service, plus¬†the temperature outside reached¬†42C (108F). That’s hot, especially when you have no fans or air-conditioning. We … Continue reading

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Spaghetti with Seafood and Fennel

There is nothing better than creamy pasta. This simple recipe uses light evaporated milk to make the fennel-flavoured sauce, so you don’t need to feel too guilty about devouring it. Another great thing is that it takes only minutes to … Continue reading

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Spaghetti Bake with Chorizo and Olives

If your family likes spaghetti bolognaise then you should try this recipe. Spaghetti, or in fact any kind of pasta, is always a favourite dinner in our house. I love that it is easy and quick to cook. It is … Continue reading

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Holiday Twist: Turkey Meatballs with Butternut and Cranberry Cream Sauce

With Thanksgiving rapidly approaching, this is a delicious twist on spaghetti and meatballs. I think this bowl contains¬†quite a few¬†of the¬†flavours traditionally¬†associated with this time of year – turkey, butternut squash and cranberry. However, there isn’t a roasting dish in … Continue reading

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