Pappardelle with bacon + mushrooms

My word this is good – think of it as a French version of carbonara (well, it is a recipe from Raymond Blanc!) but in many ways it’s simpler and easier to make so I’m predicting that I will be making it a lot. A whole lot. If you haven’t got any fresh thyme use… Continue reading Pappardelle with bacon + mushrooms

Savoy cabbage, bacon + caraway soup

We’ve finally had a lull in the rain and instead were treated to an afternoon of winter sunshine on Saturday, so I whipped up this hearty soup for lunch then headed out to do some gardening. I can’t wait to make it again because it’s really tasty, easy to make and utterly comforting. Yes please,… Continue reading Savoy cabbage, bacon + caraway soup

Leftovers pie

We do indeed love pie in our house, and I make this one often to use up for whatever is leftover in the fridge (hello there Christmas Turkey), or a pack of bacon comes in handy if leftovers are not forthcoming. The veg included is subject to change, it’s literally what’s in the fridge. Over… Continue reading Leftovers pie

Pasta Carbonara

Oh boy this is good, it’s really, really good. This, with a glass of red on a Saturday evening and I’m a very happy girl. I can’t say this recipe is particularly authentic, but as my veg patch is still producing endless courgettes, I’m still chopping them into everything! Serves 4. Ingredients 1 pack of… Continue reading Pasta Carbonara