VEGAN BROCCOLI AND LEMON PASTA This recipe is the ultimate two-pot go to meal. Vegetarian broccoli and lemon pasta, can be made vegan. Ready in 30 minutes. This is a great mid-week meal. Best served with a crunchy salad and some fresh bread. We are teetering on the edge of summer, or so I keep … Continue reading VEGAN BROCCOLI AND LEMON PASTA

Linguine con le Cozze – Linguine with Mussels

Linguine con le Cozze - Linguine with Mussels For us less fancy folks, this is simply linguine with mussels. As you can see by my recent posts, I am going through a pasta phase, (check out my delicious Aglio e Olio recipe) it is spring here, finally, and I think I am just getting some … Continue reading Linguine con le Cozze – Linguine with Mussels

How to: Cook Pasta the right way

How to: Cook Pasta the right way Ah pasta, we all know it and love it. But do we all know how to cook it properly? Pasta has been around for such a long time, every country has their own way of cooking it. I am sure an Italian Nona is yelling somewhere at people … Continue reading How to: Cook Pasta the right way

Lemon-Garlic Spaghetti

Lemon-Garlic Spaghetti Ingredients: 1 handful of spaghetti 3 cloves of garlic 10ml lemon juice Salt Chilli oil or chilli flakes Method: Cook the pasta to your preference In a separate pan, heat up some oil and lightly fry the chopped garlic Make sure not to burn the garlic Once the spaghetti is cooked, add in … Continue reading Lemon-Garlic Spaghetti

Vegan Noodle Soup

vegan noodle soup Ingredients: Carrots Beans Potatoes Onions Broccoli 500ml vegetable stock 1 cup of pasta Method: Photo by Ella Olsson on Prepare all your ingredients, I usually just chop mine into little cubes. Start off by frying your onion in a little margarine. When the onion is translucent, add in the other vegetables … Continue reading Vegan Noodle Soup

Basil Penne

basil penne This is one of those delicious dishes that only have a few ingredients, and yet, it always comes out very flavourful. I think we can thank the Italians for teaching us how to balance flavours and using less ingredients to make a powerful dish. basil penne Ingredients: 1 cup of uncooked penne pasta … Continue reading Basil Penne

Easy Vegetarian Garlicky Noodles

Easy Vegetarian Garlicky Noodles I get lazy just like everyone else does, and on those days I tend to make my favourite go-to dish; two minute noodles. It is amazing what you can do with these noodles if you leave out the flavour packet and add other things into it. Even just adding garlic to … Continue reading Easy Vegetarian Garlicky Noodles

Vegan Spinach Spaghetti

spinach PASTA Spinach Spaghetti Ingredients: Spaghetti (how ever much you make for yourself) 4 large fresh spinach leaves 1 stock cube 2 cloves garlic Salt and pepper btr Method: Bring water to boil and add in the stock cube and stir until it is dissolved Add in the pasta and cook until al dente While … Continue reading Vegan Spinach Spaghetti

Aglio e Olio

Aglio e Olio Ready in 30 minutes I Vegan Bless the Italians, thy know how to make simple food perfect. What is better than making a meal that takes less than thirty minutes, and is flavourful and well balanced? Pro tip: cook the pasta in water that you added a stock cube into, this deepens … Continue reading Aglio e Olio

Spicy Chakalaka Pasta Salad

Like most days, and I get bored and wonder what I am going to make for lunch or dinner. I was in the mood for something hearty, but it was such a strange day (weather wise), so I wanted something cold too, and so the chakalaka pasta salad was born. Not that I am taking … Continue reading Spicy Chakalaka Pasta Salad