What am I going to have for tea tonight? That’s a question that takes up a lot of my time. For inspiration I’ll grab a few books and flick through them or trawl recipe websites hoping something jumps out of the screen. But often the best inspiration is my own memory of a dish I’ve eaten somewhere. This sea bass dish is my version of a restaurant dish I had at Sea Breezes on Skye. They used crushed tatties but I’ve done it with spaghetti for a slightly more mediterranean feel. Continue reading “Sea Bass with Tomato and Olive Spaghetti”
Potato gnocchi in spicy tomato sauce.
I tried gnocchi for the first time recently in a local restaurant and thought it was brilliant. Little tattie dumplings covered in cheese and garlic, awesome. As far as culinary revelations go I’m sure you’re picking your jaw off the floor as you read this, but put trust me, they’re the future!
OK, so I’m a bit behind the curve. I guess there’s always a first time to taste something even if it’s as common as gnocchi. But after trying it a few months ago I decided I thought I should have a bash at making it myself. It seemed simple enough; mix some tatties, flour and an egg, knead into a dough and then chop into the little dumplings and boil for a few minutes. How hard could that be? Continue reading “Potato gnocchi in spicy tomato sauce.”
Pasta with spinach, sage and bacon
After the pork dish earlier in the week I had some spinach and bacon needing used up so I thought a quick pasta dish would do the job perfectly.
Due to it’s quickly botched together nature I don’t have any accurate measurements, but to be honest this sort of dish shouldn’t be exact. Add more of what you like and take out what you don’t, you’re the one that has to eat it after all. Continue reading “Pasta with spinach, sage and bacon”