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Meatballs and pasta bake in tomato sauce

Meatballs and pasta bake in tomato sauce

I must confess that meatballs is one of those things I struggle with a bit. I have one tried and tested recipe but not much else. Don’t get me wrong, I really like meatballs. They are usually offer really good value for money. However I usually don’t find them very inspiring. This has recently changed thanks to Tesco magazine. They published a recipe for meatballs bake that I liked enough to try. I had to fine tune it a bit…

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Becky’s Lasagne

Becky’s Lasagne

On the evening when I sat down on a sofa, with laptop resting on my lap (where else a laptop can rest?) to write this post, Hairy Bikers Mediterranean Adventure was on the telly. I love these two lads, they are down to earth and they like their food honest and down to earth as well. So what else could I write about if not a great, honest Italian dish that is a proper crowd pleaser – Lasagne. There is…

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Linguine with prawns, spinach and rocket leaves and cherry tomatoes

Linguine with prawns, spinach and rocket leaves and cherry tomatoes

Holidays feel like a distant memory and our family are now back into the usual weekly routine. This includes being creative with midweek dinners. The criteria are that it has to be quick, nutritious and yummy. One basic ingredient you can always rely in this department is pasta. And being extremely versatile it is just matter of imagination what are we going to serve it with. This week I wanted something super quick, healthy and delicious. So my favourite long…

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Leeks, peppers and smoked salmon pasta

Leeks, peppers and smoked salmon pasta

Last Friday we were all home late. My wife, Becky was travelling from Norfolk and I had to pick her up from the train after 7.00pm. So by the time we got home we were starving. We needed something that is quick but also nutritious and flavoursome. For quick, tasty and versatile meals pasta is irreplaceable. Most of the time you can put together decent sauce in the time it takes dried pasta to cook. This recipe is no different….

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