Fresh Fig Pasta, a quick meal that bends your mind

Fresh Fig Pasta, a quick meal that bends your mind

As I mentioned, the figs are ripe and marching into the kitchen. Living off the land, which is an aspiration to most flat- and inner-city dwellers, is possible for us plot people. (Maplotters, some would say. But not to my face. I am six foot 

 
Spaghetti in Garlic Gravy with Herbs and Lemon Marinated Chicken and Cherry Tomatoes

Spaghetti in Garlic Gravy with Herbs and Lemon Marinated Chicken and Cherry Tomatoes

Wow, it’s a hefty name for such an easy recipe.  I’ve made this spaghetti recipe a few times and it is really scrumptious.  It reflects the original author of the recipe’s Tumbler account, which is called Goddess of Scrumptiousness.  I always thought that title belonged 

 
Spaghetti Carbonara with Courgette

Spaghetti Carbonara with Courgette

Spaghetti Carbonara originated in Rome, capital of the Lazio region of Italy.  It was created in the middle of the 20th century.  It is traditionally served with spaghetti but other pasta like fettuccine, rigatoni, linguine or bucatini can also be used.  The recipe is based on 

 
“Mauritius” Pasta

“Mauritius” Pasta

A few years ago we were fortunate enough to going to Mauritius for 10 days.  We stayed in one of the Club Med resorts on the island.  As far as all inclusive resort holidays goes, what an amazing experience.  I would love to visit another Club