Fusili pasta with vegetables cooked in Instant Pot

I cooked the pasta in the Instant Pot. The  Instant  Pot (IP) is a pressure cooker but can also be used as a slow cooker. rice cooker, sauté/browning, yoghurt maker and steamer.  I like cooking Read More …

Planning your meals

Today’s challenge by Darren Rowse on the ProBlogger Challenge Group was to create a piece of content that is a discussion starter.  I thought that I would keep the discussion food. So how many of you Read More …

Top 7 Tips on becoming vegetarian

I got inspired by the National Vegetarian Week (16-22 May) to share some tips for people who are changing their lifestyle to become vegetarian.  First of all welldone for taking the first step to changing your Read More …

Spinach and Ricotta Cheese Stuffed Pasta Shells

My sister introduced me to these giant pasta shells.  I love cooking these using a similar recipe to my cannelloni recipe.  The shells are a lot quicker to cook and easier to fill.  I have Read More …

Mixed Veg and Pasta with Cashews

Try and spice up your pasta I felt so good creating this Mixed Veg and Pasta with Cashews  recipe after watching the culinary film One Hundred-Foot Journey.  Usually I don’t use too many spices when Read More …

Fusilli Pasta made with Indian Spices

I was sent two samples of two unique and special Gaea olive oils : Gaea D.O.P. Sitia, Crete Extra Virgin Olive Oil: This has a rich, intensely fruity flavour, gentle aroma and a soft emerald Read More …

Balti Curry

Hurrah for the good old  British curry invention  – the Balti curry As you know, at the moment my passion is my cookery classes.  I am learning so much by teaching adults one evening a Read More …