Monday, 16 November 2015

Coffee and Walnut Shortbread

Officially mid November, and by the time I get hastily home from college these days it's barely daylight, so I'm finding it increasingly difficult to take decent photos with natural light (if any that remains beyond 4 o'clock!) Shortbread seemed like an obvious win win for being quick and simple. Made using a food processor may I add.  
Monday, 9 November 2015

Speedy Pappardelle Pasta with Parma Ham, Mushrooms and Peas

Guess what; this is the first time I've ever had pappardelle pasta. It was fresh egg pasta too. I don't know why but that somehow feels like a treat from the regular dried cupboard companion. It's weird to think that the only thing different is the fact that it is does fresh equate to special nowadays? (Now that's a question.) 

Monday, 2 November 2015

Roasted Carrots + Crispy Chickpeas with Goats Cheese, Spinach, Pine Nuts and Herby Dressing

Let's talk about these beautiful carrots?! I was recently given these beauties and straight away I knew I couldn't just pass them as any old supper veg to simply just be overlooked and pushed aside like usual. These carrots called for a dish on its own to take pride of place as the star ingredient!