Farfelle with chicken and courgette

I have to admit that my Mother is the best when it comes to pasta. This is the second recipe of hers that I’ve used. I remember the first time she made it for us. She used multi-colored fusilli that easily rolled around your plate and made the whole dish playful. I still can smell the garlic browning in the olive oil and the smoked … Continue reading Farfelle with chicken and courgette

Mum’s spaghetti bake

They say Italians are great with pasta but they have never tasted my mother’s spaghetti. She always prepares her pasta in the largest and deepest dish as she knows we just can’t stop eating. Sweet tomato and smoky oregano breaks through the layers, mixing the spaghetti and the mince perfectly. As you watch the cheese melting on top your stomach will growl louder than the … Continue reading Mum’s spaghetti bake