Asparagus, Smoked Salmon and Cream Cheese Pasta

Asparagus, Salmon and Cream Cheese Pasta

 British asparagus season is in full swing! I’ve been craving the combination of smoked salmon and cream cheese in every form this week, which is unusual for me. Strong, salty flavours are vying for my attention, as well as the sourness of beetroot and pickled cucumbers. Still, at 37 weeks pregnant, it could be worse… 

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Farfalle with British Pancetta and Italian Artichokes

Parioli Pasta

I have an Italian recipe for you today – using ‘farfalle,’ bow-tie or butterfly pasta and a tasty sauce flavoured with British pancetta, garlic, artichokes, fresh spinach, tomato and cream. This is a lovely supper for a chilly evening and one that reminds me of our wonderful trip to Northern Italy late last spring. A… 

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Recipe:Turkey Stroganoff with Soured Cream

Turkey Stroganoff

It’s time to think smart when it comes to making the most out of the food we buy and using up our leftovers. I was pretty shocked to read that the average family in Britain wastes nearly £60 a month (the equivalent of 6 meals a week or 24 meals a month) in unused food. As… 

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The ASK Italian Cookbook and a family Spaghetti Carbonara

Spaghetti Carbonara

Today marks the official publication of The ASK Italian Cookbook, in support of GOSH – Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity. I’ve had a sneaky peak of the book ahead of the launch and have been busy bookmarking and cooking some of my favourite recipes from it. When I moved to London, aged 18, as a student, the… 

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Family Friendly Fridays: February Round Up and Winner


Another lovely month of family friendly recipes here. Thank you so much to everyone who linked up. There were a few favourites for me this month, bookmarked to make soon. Scroll down to see who won! Here’s the February round up:

Ultimate Comfort Food: Quick Tuna Fish Pasta – to make us all better!


Well, we’ve gone from a great week to a not-so-great week. Half-term was brilliant, with exciting trips to our friends in Devon, a visit to Bath and then a trip home to my parents. When we came back we had a day to get ourselves organised before school although I then came down with a nasty cold… 

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Family Friendly Fridays: January Round Up and Winner


Welcome to the first round-up of Family Friendly Fridays! There was a fairly even amount of entries between Simple and in Season and our new Family Friendly Fridays event here on Fabulicious Food! All in all, plenty of inspiration for seasonal as well as quick and easy cooking across the two events. Thank you so much… 

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Fish is the Dish: Scottish Mussels with Linguine, Garlic and Dill


Keeping up with our aim of eating more fish this year, I am very pleased to be part of the Fish is the Dish campaign, who have set out to show families how easy it is to select, prepare and eat fish. As well as trying some smoked haddock for a quick and easy Kedgeree, I was also sent… 

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