Creamy Summer-time Cold Pasta Salad!

Well…helloooo from the gorgeous, sun-kissed Ireland!! We have just had a fantastic week with a lot of blazing sun…Yay! Irish weather constitutes of a lot of rain and cold weather most of the year, with just a couple months of warm weather squeezed in between…if you are lucky, that is. So past week, the skies…

Fettuccini Alfredo, with blackened Cajun Salmon!

It has been a strange week for us here in our little village of Ireland. Surely you would have heard in the news about the ‘Beast from the east’ cold wave that hit us out of nowhere these past days! To cut the long story short, usually where we get almost no snow throughout the…

Luscious Veggie Bolognese Tagliatelle pasta!

I know! I know! I knowwww!!! I do know that traditionally, Bolognese or Ragu is supposed to be meat-based….but see, the thing is, that I don’t eat beef or pork! So, what if I substitute the minced beef with loads of veggies and let the recipe for a bolognese sauce remain as it is…eh?? I…

Crunchy & Aromatic Basil Pesto Pasta!

Who doesn’t love Pasta? I will be forever thankful to Italy, for bringing these pretty shapes of awesomeness in our lives. I love all types of pasta- spaghetti, penne, tagliatelle, ravioli, carbonara, bolognese, pesto….all of it! My husband, on the other hand, who is the staunch lover of ‘ghar ka khana’ (home-cooked Indian food), is…

Anniversary special: The Italian classic- Spaghetti and meatballs!

I have been trying to introduce more and more international dishes to my cooking pallette these days. As it was a working day, we decided to stay in for a quiet home-cooked meal on our anniversary night and to celebrate over the weekend instead. The menu I finally decided upon was- The classic spaghetti with meat-balls,…

Veg Fusilli pasta with home-made bechamel sauce

  For years now, white sauce had been my arch-rival in the cookery world. I have lost count of the number of times I must have tried making it and then throwing a pan full of the lumpy, gooey mess away. I am a die-hard pasta lover and it always irked me that I am…