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Simple tomato pasta sauce

A lovely quick and easy family recipe. This pasta with rich tomato sauce is ready and on the table in around 20 minutes making it perfect weeknight food. It’s best served with a nice short pasta like rigati but it’s still yummy with spaghetti or penne. This sauce also makes a fab pizza sauce – worth …

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Spaghetti bolognese

Spaghetti bolognese is the home cooked dinner my children request the most frequently. The smell of it cooking means they’re home, that they can relax and forget their worries. Sitting up to the table and tucking into a big dish of spaghetti bolognese, dipping in the garlic bread, piling on the homemade coleslaw. They love it. It’s …

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Pizza basics

A basic pizza recipe is a must. Pizza is a great way of feeding a crowd cheaply or using up leftovers. When it comes to making the tomato sauce for the base this recipe makes more than is necessary, but it freezes well and can be used to make a pizza at a later date …

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