Black Pudding Carbonara

Is there anything that you cannot do with black pudding? I’ve made burgers, pies, bon bons… and now, I’ve made something that would shake a true Italian to their core, Black Pudding Carbonara. Made with the finest black pudding from the one and only Donald Butcher’s, it is what I’m going to call Scottish-Italian fusion….

Mum’s Pesto Pasta

Is there anything more basic than pesto pasta? It’s a go-to dish for anyone who is less comfortable cooking but still wants the comfort of a home cooked meal. My mum always used to make this for us and, even though everyone else in my family found it boring, as a fussy teenager, I asked…

Creamy Mushroom and Herb Linguine with Grilled Chicken

This is a great recipe for when you want something delicious and satisfying but also relatively healthy. I use spray oil to cook my mushrooms and reduced fat crème fraiche in the sauce, and the whole dish is 500kcals, and it has tonnes of flavour – perfect for using up leftover fresh herbs too! Obviously…

Duck Leg Ragu Pappardelle

This is an absolute cracker of a recipe, I’m not gonna lie! It’s perfect for these colder evenings and even though its quite an easy recipe, it’ll definitely impress when you bring it to the table! It serves four perfectly and if you’re only cooking for one or two, you can freeze the ragu (without…