Category Archives: Main Courses

Anna’s Carbonara for 6

Whole packet of spagetti, about 500gCarbonanna
150ml of double cream
3 medium eggs
50ml of milk
250g chopped smoked bacon
150g freshly grated parmesan
1. Fry bacon in a splash of oil and set aside.
2. Whip eggs, cream and milk together then add half your parmesan and season with black pepper.
3. Boil spagetti for about 10 minutes until al dente.
4. Turn off heat and drain pasta saving half a cup of pasta water.
5. Return pasta to hot pan and quickly add the bacon, parmesan and egg mixture.
6. Add some of the pasta water if dish is a little thick.
7. Serve with even more freshly grated parmesan and pepper.

Mexican Soup for 2

1 tin chopped tomatoes
1 tin chicken stock using tomato tin to measure
1/2 cup each of carrot, turnip, onion, courgette & mushroom all chopped
1/2 tin red kidney beans
1/2 teaspoonful of cumin
Chilli flakes to taste, some like it hot!
1/2 teaspoonful dried oregano

Put in pan and simmer until cooked for about 20 minutes, easy!

Hunter’s Chicken for 2


1 tin chopped tomatoes
1 small onion, sliced
2 garlic cloves, sliced
4 sliced button mushrooms
1 teaspoonful of olive oil
2 tablespoonfuls of chopped fresh rosemary
2 small chicken breasts

Fry the onion, garlic and mushroom in the oil until softened and add the chopped tomato, rosemary and seasoning and simmer for 10 minutes. Heat oven to fan 160C. Put the chicken on a baking tray, top with the sauce and bake for 30 minutes, magic! Serve with any green veg except peas.