Archive of ‘Main Dishes’ category

Homemade Saffron Pasta

Homemade pasta is most definitely the kind of stuff special meals are made of, but that doesn’t mean that it can’t easily happen on a weeknight. Case in point with this recipe. From flour and eggs to silky steaming pasta in just about 45 minutes, Thirty five if you’re really on a roll. I’ve usually made […] Read more…

 

Garlic Rigatoni with Balsamic Onions & Almonds

I’m back with you today with a simple recipe for a quick weeknight pasta. You know the kind of recipe I’m talking about, where the sauce can be whipped up in the time it takes the pasta to cook. Punchy food that hits the spot after a long work day, and only a few ingredients […] Read more…

 

Zucchini, Ricotta & Caponata Galette

galette, zucchini

Galettes have always been a staple in my kitchen: they fit my approach to cooking – they’re surprisingly simple to make (but look impressive), are generally packed with fresh ingredients (but still taste indulgent – most generally thanks to cheese!) and can be whipped up in a short amount of time. I make them year-round in […] Read more…

 

Persimmon, Manchego & Kale Pizza

I’ve always loved persimmons, but generally end up snacking on them, just as they are, or enjoying them simply diced over steel-cut oats. @persimonsays, a brand of persimmons grown in the Ribera del Xúquer region of Spain, grows these beautiful, sweet fruit. They challenged me to cook them in a savoury way, using a few […] Read more…

 

Homemade Gravlax with Dill and Clementine

Certain dishes have that innate quality of making any meal feel like a special occasion. Gravlax fits that bill, no matter how it’s served. Simply cured with salt and a few seasonings gravalx really is an easy recipe to make at home. The only requirement is making sure that the salmon that you use is […] Read more…

 

Sesame Crusted Tuna and Soba Noodle Bowls

sesame crusted tuna

Weekend cooking is all about treating yourself. Sometimes, that indulgence comes in the form of an intensely chocolatey dessert, but often, for me, it’s about purchasing ingredients I don’t usually use for every day cooking. Fresh, sushi-grade tuna definitely fits that category. It’s relatively expensive, but a lovely splurge to enjoy every now and then […] Read more…

 

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