• The Ultimate Comfort Foods

    If you're like us, you're probably in need of some serious comfort food right now! Katy has listed some of her favourites below. ...
  • Rosa’s Recommendation of the Week: Dolce

    Going out for a meal to celebrate a friend’s birthday, this hidden gem of a small, family-run Italian restaurant, located right opposite the Broadway cinema in the Hockley area of the city centre, was a great experience. The staff were warm and welcoming, the atmosphere intimate and enchanting, the...
  • Comfort Food – Spaghetti Bolognese

    This Spaghetti Bolognese is super simple to make but tastes amazing and is packed full of fresh vegetables. This recipe makes around 3 Bolognese portions, so it’s perfect for prepping at the start of the week ready for when your cooking time is limited. Prep Time: 15 mins. Cooking...
  • Ed’s Easy Eats: Carbonara

    No cream? No mascarpone? You may be wondering how carbonara can have the creamy texture that we all know and love without the cream or mascarpone. Fear not, just put your trust in the Italian culinary gods and you will have a quick, delicious, velvety and not too unhealthy...
  • Rosa’s Recommendation of the week: Sexy Mamma Love Cicchetti

    Sexy Mamma Love Cichetti (not spaghetti, its sister restaurant just around the corner) is on Carlton St, as you head into the indie area that is Hockley. The staff were super friendly upon our arrival, kindly giving us the candle-lit street-view seat. We were there on a Friday night and...
  • Date Night Wins: Italian Ragu Recipe

    A masterpiece made easy to wow your date, mates or even the family. This wholesome dish displays hours of gastronomical hardship when in reality the preparation is minimal, giving you ample time to make moves on your hot date.   Preparation time: 30 minutes   Cooking time: 3 hours...
  • Comfort Food – Chicken Pasta Bake

    I can’t promise that it’ll be as good as you mum’s, but this dish is a true winter warmer, perfect for this cold snap.  Ingredients: This recipe makes four servings. 200g pasta 500ml milk 2 rashers bacon 2 carrots 2 tbsp flour 25ml water 2 eggs 10g butter 2...