All posts tagged: spaghetti

Buttery Caramelised Onion Spaghetti

Last week was a very, very poorly week for me. I came down with freshers flu. Hard. For those of you who are lucky enough to not live in a town populated by hundreds of millions of students, freshers flu is what we call the illness everybody in the city comes down with when lots of people from lots of different places bring their germs together. Gross, isn’t it? Pity me. With a cold comes a desire to feed the soul in a big, big way. That’s how I discovered my new favourite comfort food. This is literally just pasta, butter and onions. And it’s so, so good. This recipe is in collaboration with Red Tractor, an organisation I am 100% on board with. If you see the Red Tractor logo on a product in the supermarket, you can be sure that the product is meeting standards on: traceability, food safety + hygiene, animal welfare and environmental protection. All very important in a world where the horse meat scandal was a thing, I’m sure you’ll agree. …

Creamy Spaghetti with Crispy Aubergine and Roasted Red Peppers

Regular readers will remember that I recently attempted to have aubergines and my taste buds make friends after a lifetime of estrangement. I did this by following a few recipes and doing lots of reading, and it worked. I actually kinda like aubergine now. So much so that I wanted to try coming up with a recipe myself. If you need a 15 minute meal or a one pot wonder, I’m really sorry buddy but you’ve landed on the wrong recipe, this is kinda long winded. But guys, I would not be publishing this if it wasn’t insanely delicious, so if you’ve got a little time and can be arsed with using more than one pan to cook your dinner today, you will not be disappointed with this dish. Also, in my defence, it does only have 5 ingredients. That’s a winner, right? I think it’s down to the amount of garlic I used – like 4 cloves for one serving, don’t be afraid. Or the fact that mascarpone is technically a dessert thing so its …