Purple Kale Pasta with chilli, garlic and pine nuts

We’ve got a monthly market that sells some pretty great local food, and I love spending a lunchtime away from the office, wandering down our high street and sampling delicious cheeses, chutneys and cakes. But last time I was there, I picked up a massive bunch of purple kale. It’s exactly the same as the…

Courgette, Chilli & Garlic Spaghetti with Breadcrumbs

Traditionally, breadcrumbs were added to pasta to add texture and taste for when you couldn’t afford parmesan. Today, I experiment with adding “pangrattato” (the Italian word for breadcrumbs) because I have some stale bread to use up, and also because it makes a pasta dish dairy-free (and tomato free) which is an interesting alternative for…

Cheesy Sweet Potato Wedges with Chilli Lemon Kale

Every so often, one of my housemates will leave something utterly delicious on our communal fridge shelf. When that happens, the item is fair game to everyone – and you have to get in quick if you want to nab it. This week, the item is a massive block of smoked applewood cheese – which…