Tag: pasta

pumpkin gnocchi

pumpkin gnocchi

Gnocchi aren’t really difficult to make once you know the rules. Until then they can be mysterious and tricky, sometimes tough, sometimes falling to pieces in the water as they cook and sometimes turning out perfectly. I had a number of failures until I spoke to […]

adventures with fresh pasta

adventures with fresh pasta

I love fresh pasta. It is light and soft but with a pleasing elasticity that holds it together and gives it some body. It is a completely different experience to eating dried pasta. Both are great, neither is superior to the other. They are just […]

spring vegetable braise with pasta

spring vegetable braise with pasta

I love spring. I love it for the light, the warmth and the sense of renewal and hope. I also love the return of delicious spring vegetables. This dish is so easy to make, a few small vegetables, some herbs, stock, oil, vegan butter and lemon […]

best macaroni cheese ever – really!

best macaroni cheese ever – really!

How many times have you read another recipe promising the “Best Mac Cheese Ever!”, rushed to make it and ended up with another disappointment? I have, countless times. I’ve tried them all, nutritional yeast, carrots, sweet potato, pumpkin, cauliflower. All of them either wrong or awful. […]