Spaghetti & Pasta

  • Spaghetti & Pasta Vegetables

    Cold ‘Gazpacho’ Spaghetti

    On a hot day, I made ‘Gazpacho’ for dinner, and I had no more energy to prepare anything else. ‘Gazpacho’ was not enough for my hungry children. I needed to make it more filling. How could I make ‘Gazpacho’ more filling? What I did was cooking thin spaghetti and mixed with the soup. That’s how …

  • Beef Pork Spaghetti & Pasta

    Spaghetti & Meatballs in Tomato Sauce

    This dish has another name. My children call it ‘Lupin III Spaghetti’. If you have just said ‘YES!’, you know Hayao Miyazaki, a legendary Japanese animation director and a co-founder of Studio Ghibli. He is famous for loads of animated films. You may know ‘Spirited Away’, one of his award-winning works.In the film called ‘The …

  • Fish Spaghetti & Pasta

    Tuna Avocado Spaghetti

    Here is another super easy and very nutritious dish for you to try. Even if your are a very beginner cook, you can cook Spaghetti. While you are cooking Spaghetti, make the Tuna and Avocado mixture, then mix it with cooked Spaghetti. That’s it! Easy, isn’t it? Makes 1 Serving Ingredients Canned Tuna in Brine/Water …

  • Spaghetti & Pasta

    Spaghetti Napolitan

    It’s not miss-spelled! This is ‘Spaghetti Napolitan‘ and it’s different from Spaghetti Napolitana. Actually ‘Spaghetti Napolitan‘ is a Japanese dish. It is a dish of pan-fried Spaghetti, cooked with Sausage and Vegetables, and seasoned with KETCHUP!!! I always add Tabasco as well. When I was young, it was often served at old-fashioned coffee shops in …

  • Mushrooms Spaghetti & Pasta

    Creamy Mushroom Sauce for Pasta

    I have a small herb garden where a variety of herbs are growing. One of the best growing herbs is Thyme, which is the essential ingredient for this Mushroom Sauce. You may wish to use other herbs, but try with Thyme once. It would be absolutely delicious. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients Mushrooms 500gOnion 1 *finely …

  • Spaghetti & Pasta Vegetables

    Umeboshi, Tomato & Shiso Spaghetti

    My home-made ‘Umeboshi’ is just right to add saltiness & sourness to this pasta sauce. This is another perfect pasta dish on a hot day in summer. The key ingredients might be difficult for you to find, but they are often available from Asian grocery stores. Shiso (Perilla) can be replaced with Basil, just maybe …

  • Dough Spaghetti & Pasta

    Jeanette’s Pasta Recipe

    Many years ago, my then young daughter gave me a pasta machine as a Christmas gift. She asked me to make home-made pasta many times but I never used it, and one day I decided to sell it on eBay. My daughter said it was OK to sell it because I was not using it, …

  • Chicken Spaghetti & Pasta

    Chicken & Macaroni Cheese Bake

    How many times have I cooked this dish? This dish was one of my children’s favourite dishes when they were young. This is definitely not a low-calorie food but a yummy comfort food. Macaroni can be replaced with Spirals or Pennette. I used red cheddar for this photo but it can be off-white cheddar or …

  • Beans & Peas Spaghetti & Pasta

    Edamame & Avocado Spaghetti

    Just like using pesto on pasta as a sauce, I used my Edamame & Avocado Dip to mix with spaghetti. Wow! It was absolutely delicious. This will be my family’s favourite. The flavour is quite simple. So you may wish to add more sourness or spiciness to it. I actually drizzled some soy sauce over …

  • Fish Spaghetti & Pasta

    Sardines & Rocket Spaghetti

    Sardines are healthier and more sustainable fish. Sardines are rich in numerous nutrients. They are one of the most concentrated sources of the omega-3 fatty acids EPA and DHA. Sardines are an excellent source of vitamin B12. Why don’t we eat them more? Tinned Sardines are easy to use. This is one of my favourite …

  • Mushrooms Spaghetti & Pasta

    Bacon & Kinoko Spaghetti

    ‘Kinoko’ means mushrooms. Use any Asian mushrooms such as Shiitake, Shimeji, Enoki, Oyster Mushrooms, King Oyster Mushrooms (Eringi) , and plenty of them! Makes 4 Servings Ingredients 300 to 400g Spaghetti100g Shiitake *sliced100g Shimeji *torn into smaller pieces100g Enoki *torn into smaller pieces1 Onion *thinly sliced1 to 2 cloves Garlic *finely chopped1 tablespoon Oil100g Bacon20g …

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