Pasta and Rice

Turkish lamb pilaf

Turkish lamb pilaf

This recipe was so nice I made it twice. It takes hardly any time to throw together and is cooked all in one pot making it perfect for a rushed mid-week dinner. The delicate lamb pairs brilliantly with the sweet apricots,…
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Chorizo and pearl barley risotto

Pearl barley chorizo risotto

Long gone are the days when pearl barley was a food resigned to the soup or broth pot, languishing at the back of your granny’s cupboard along with the dried prunes and lentils. And hooray for that! Pearl barley, if…
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Italian chicken lasagne

Italian Chicken Lasagna

It’s been forever and a day since I last posted. I’m in the middle of trying to sell my flat and there has been much back and forth between estate agents, solicitors and panicked phone calls to my mum. I…
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Chicken Marsala pasta

Chicken marsala pasta

This stuff is crazy good and will have you hooked from the first bite. It’s the crack of the pasta world. The sauce is comfortingly creamy and rich, yet somehow quite light. Nope, doesn’t make any logical sense to me…
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Spaghetti Bolognese

Spaghetti Bolognese

One of my all time favourite comfort foods is spaghetti Bolognese. You just can’t beat it for an instant pick me up. Spaghetti Bolognese isn’t my any means fancy or exotic but it does have a certain something that other…
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Butternut squash, goats cheese and chorizo risotto

Butternut goats cheese chorizo risotto

If you are a regular reader of my blog, you’ll already know that I have a major thing for chorizo. I just can’t get enough of the spicy, paprika laden stuff. I’m always looking for different ways to incorporate it…
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Bacon and blue cheese pasta

Bacon and blue cheese pasta

Christmas seems like a dirty word so far into February. What business do I have mentioning such an event? None really, other than to show off the remnants of a gift we both received on the aforementioned day. You see,…
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Mozzarella stuffed meatballs

Mozzarella stuffed meatballs

Today is a rather special day. Exactly one year ago today I started up The Glasgow Scullery on a whim. Admittedly, I get easily bored with new projects and at best, I thought I would keep it up for a…
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Creamy vodka pasta

Creamy vodka pasta

Vodka pasta is nothing new, it’s been doing the rounds on the web now for quite a few years, and has even made its way onto legitimate restaurant menus. I first came across this recipe a few years ago and…
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Baked Ziti

Baked Ziti The Sopranos

Happy New Year everyone! I hope everyone has had a lovely Christmas and New Year and is feeling refreshed going into 2015. It’s been a ridiculously long time since I last posted, which I can’t help but feel slightly ashamed…
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Baked gnocchi with butternut squash, bacon and goats cheese

Gnocchi butternut bacon goats cheese

There are certain flavour combinations that work just wonderfully together. Very little needs to be done to them to make them sing, just throw them together and watch the magic happen! One such combination is beautifully sweet and caramelised butternut…
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Pea and chorizo risotto

Pea and chorizo risotto

My regular readers might have noticed that I’ve been awfully quiet of late. The past week and a bit my body has been taken over by the uninvited party guest, more commonly known as the flu. Seriously, there I was…
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Wild mushroom risotto

Wild mushroom risotto

This wild mushroom risotto is deliciously oozy and creamy. The wild mushrooms have a gorgeous nutty flavour which permeates the creamy rice. As well as being ridiculously tasty (plates WILL be licked clean) and really rather impressive, it is also…
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Bacon, pea and mint spaghetti

Bacon pea mint spaghetti

The winter months have set in, the clocks have officially gone back an hour (in Scotland at least) and the wooly hats and mittens have been brought out of hibernation. Around this time of the year it is mighty tempting…
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Creamy chicken and sundried tomato pasta

Creamy chicken sundried tomato pasta

If you need a quick and tasty dish on the table pretty darn quick, and have neither the energy or inclination to get your hands dirty, then this is the chap for you. Can you tell this was a ‘get…
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