So, this dish has got me thinking about how I can explore fresh pasta recipes that are easy to make, taste delicious and can be on the table in under an hour. MADNESS! I hear you exclaim...... Well just bear with me as I'm hoping this is going to be the first in a series … Continue reading Cavatelli


These enchanting little parcels are both pretty to look at and pretty damn tasty too! Although they look rather tricky to make and you might think, 'I can't do that'. I promise that once you get going on filling, folding and pinching you'll find yourself in a trance like state so focused on trying to … Continue reading Manti

Sweet Potato Gnocchi, roasted tomato passata &; fresh pesto

This has to be one of my favourite little bowls of comfort food. Made fresh or made ahead, there's something deeply satisfying about tucking into these delicious homemade savoury dumplings. Gnocchi can take on a variety guises; being made with either semolina, wheat flour, egg, breadcrumbs and potatoes. I'd say the type that most of … Continue reading Sweet Potato Gnocchi, roasted tomato passata &; fresh pesto