Spaghetti with Pesto, Bacon & Broccoli – Quick, Simple & Cheap

Spaghetti with Pesto, Bacon and Broccoli What do you want to eat? Maybe the question should be what do you want to cook?  At this time of year with the seasons changing and a chill sometimes seeping in through any gap it can find, you may be looking for comfort in a bowl.  This particular…

Chorizo Pasta Supper in 10 minutes

‘What’s for Dinner Mom?’ a refrain that at times has me muffling expletives under my breath. Crazy days of exams & sports & socks, of unwashed floors & grimey bathrooms, sodden towels and mounting ironing piles not to mention the pile of admin on my office desk. Crazy, crazy days and at the end of…

Fusilli Summer Chicken

Quick and filling yet fresh and light for a pasta dish this is perfect summer dining.  Just accompany with  something chilled, crisp and white for the grown ups. What made this dish quick was the use of pre-cooked chicken fillets that had been left over from the previous night’s dinner but  as that’s a somewhat…