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Hi, it’s nice to meet you!
I’m Carrie, welcome to my kitchen! I live in Edinburgh, Scotland with my Brazilian husband and our two cute kitties.
I learned to cook because I LOVE to eat. And I also love sharing the things I cook with others – food is my love language!
Are you looking for simple and approachable meals to cook at home? Then you are in the right place! I create fuss-free recipes for busy weeknights, weekend treats and cold-weather comfort food.
Perfect Pasta Dishes
Pasta tossed with tender chicken and peas in a silky lemon cream sauce. Rich and creamy with a delectable citrus zing, this pasta sauce is one of my all time favourites. Quick and easy to prepare, Creamy Lemon Chicken Pasta is an all-round winner.
Creamy Sausage and Kale Pasta is a dish that is made to impress. Savoury sausage, Cavolo Nero and rigatoni tossed in a deliciously silky tomato and white wine sauce you will want to lick off the plate.
Quick and easy yet decadent and date-night worthy, Smoked Salmon and Prawn Linguine has a deliciously creamy lemon and white wine sauce plus a bite of peppery rocket.
Whether you call it Aubergine or Eggplant, there is no denying how rich and delicious this vegetable ragu is! Slow cooked for maximum flavour, Aubergine Ragu is the perfect pairing for pasta.
Simple Tomato Pasta Sauce takes a little time but minimal effort. Three basic pantry ingredients make the most delicious and silky sauce.
Easy Pasta Alfredo – the best indulgently creamy, garlicky pasta sauce. Restaurant quality, ready in under 15 minutes and easy to customise with your favourite protein or vegetables.
Salads and Sides
Fresh and light, this Prawn Pasta Salad with a creamy lemon and dill dressing is inspired by Swedish Skagen. Perfect for summer, enjoy this salad alone or as part of an Al Fresco spread.
Prawn Cocktail is a classic for a reason. The perfect appetiser or light meal, it is so simple to throw together and can be easily customised to your tastes.
Roast Sweet Potato Salad with pomegranate, cherry tomatoes, creamy butter beans and a simple sherry vinaigrette. Perfect for lunch or as a side for grilled meat or fish.
Pan-fried Halloumi is the perfect topping for this Mediterranean inspired Bulgur Wheat salad with fresh herbs, tomato and cucumber. A delicious vegetarian salad that is full of flavour.
BLT Pasta Salad has all the flavours of the classic sandwich tossed with pasta and a creamy garlic and herb dressing. Easy and tasty – makes an excellent transportable lunch too!
Strawberry and Spinach Salad is literally Summer in a bowl! Bursting with berries, spinach, rocket and red onions, drizzled with poppyseed dressing and topped with crunchy almonds and crumbled feta. So delicious!