Recipe | No fuss Slow Cooker Italian Beef Stew

Ingredients Serves 3-4 500g Diced Beef 2 Tbsp Olive Oil 100g Pancetta, coarsely chopped 2 carrots, peeled, finely chopped 2 celery sticks, finely chopped 1 brown onion, finely chopped 2 garlic cloves, crushed 1 Small glass of Red Wine 1 can diced tomatoes 400ml Beef stock 1 Tbsp chopped fresh rosemary 1 Tbsp chopped fresh oregano Salt, pepper & sugar to season Method Heat the … Continue reading Recipe | No fuss Slow Cooker Italian Beef Stew

Recipe |Messy Homemade Lasagne

Ingredients 2 sprigs of fresh rosemary, stripped and finely chopped olive oil 500g Minced beef 2 carrots, finely blitzed 1 onion, finely chopped 4 sticks of celery, finely chopped 2 heaped tablespoons tomato purée 2 Cans of chopped tomatoes Dried lasagne sheets/fresh are fine too White Sauce 150g Parmesan Cheese 1 Medium Onion 1 fresh bay leaves 2 tablespoons plain flour 1 litre semi-skimmed milk … Continue reading Recipe |Messy Homemade Lasagne

Pasta! With Olives & Quick Tomato Sauce

This recipe is handy for lunch, or for the evenings, where time might not be on your side. Quick, simple and totally yummy!   Ingredients 1 tbsp olive oil 1 garlic clove, crushed 400g can chopped tomatoes 1 chicken or vegetable stock pot 1 tbsp tomato purée 1 tsp sugar Salt and Pepper to season Olives, I prefer mine whole, but serve however you prefer! Parmesan … Continue reading Pasta! With Olives & Quick Tomato Sauce

Italian Meatballs

Ingredients For the meatballs 1lb ground beef 2 eggs 1⁄4cup milk 1⁄2cup breadcrumbs 1⁄2tsp salt 1 tbsp fresh parsley 2 garlic cloves, minced 1⁄2tsp fresh ground pepper ¼ cup Parmigiano-Reggiano (or parmesan), freshly grated ¼ tsp black pepper 1½ tbsp olive oil For the Sauce 1 tbsp olive oil 1 Brown onion, finely chopped 2 garlic cloves, minced 24 oz / 700 g tomato passata, though … Continue reading Italian Meatballs

Bolognese with an Olive difference

Ingredients 2 tbsp olive oil 1 x Brown onion, finely chopped 4 rashers smoked streaky bacon, finely chopped 2 x Garlic cloves, finely chopped or crushed if preferred 1 Celery stick, finely chopped 1 x Carrot, chopped into small pieces 450g minced beef 2 tbsp tomato paste 400g can chopped tomatoes 150ml beef stock 1 small glass of red wine Chopped olives – I tend … Continue reading Bolognese with an Olive difference

Spaghetti Bolognese

As promised ahead of time.. Tonight’s recipe/Dinner! Spaghetti Bolognese Will update with picture later 🙂 I N G R E D I E N T S 1 tablespoon of olive oil 4 rashers smoked streaky bacon, finely chopped (or pancetta) 2 medium onions, finely chopped 2 carrots, trimmed and finely chopped 2 celery sticks, finely chopped 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped 2-3 sprigs rosemary, leaves picked and finely … Continue reading Spaghetti Bolognese