Spaghetti with rocket and prawns

Prawn and rocket pasta

Jamie Oliver’s spaghetti with rocket and prawns (or spaghetti con gamberetti e rucola if you’re a contestant on Come Dine With Me and attempting to confuse the opposition) is fresh, spicy and super quick to throw together. Continue reading


Prawn biryani

prawn biryani

Some recipes don’t photograph as good as they taste, and this delicious prawn biryani proves the point. It’s taken from the market kitchen cookbook  – a programme that I’ve never watched but the book was given to me by the mother-in-law and it’s got some pretty tasty recipes in it.

This particular curry is a non-conventional biryani from the very beautiful Anjum Anand. She states in the book ‘traditionally biryani is a baked dish, but this recipe is all prepared on the hob.’ So, having fired up the oven to the obligatory gas mark 5, it’s quickly turned off again in favour of the hob. Continue reading