Special Mushroom, Celeriac and Walnut Lasagne

For my vegetarian Christmas celebration, I opted for one of my favourites – lasagne, this time made with rich layers of mushroom, herby celeriac and creamy cheese sauce, along with the obligatory home made pasta sheets.  Of course you could use shop bought pasta, but making your own is really simple. It’s a 3 pan,…

Pumpkin & Sausage Pasta Sauce

Finally, I’ve managed to finish off my roasted pumpkin with this great pasta sauce! Quite different from my other pumpkin recipes so far, but using classic combinations for Italian cooking, this is another sauce based on a pack of good quality shop-bought sausages, deskinned to form a wonderful rich meaty sauce when combined with the…

Beetroot and Chilli Onion Lasagne

  Looking for an alternative spicy vegetarian main course?  Perhaps just finished experimenting with my Beetroot tortellini recipe and found that you’ve still got 3/4 of the filling left and don’t know what to do with it?   Try this out as an interesting, spicy & colourful lasagne alternative… Serves 4   Ingredients Beetroot stuffing,…

How to make… Tortellini

Apparently inspired by the image of Venus’s navel, Tortellini are  a ring-shaped stuffed pasta. Although they can be a little time consuming to make, they are really not difficult and are well worth the effort, especially for entertaining. Tortellini look great, can be stuffed with a variety of fillings, served in a broth or a…