I love pasta and everyone needs a quick spaghetti recipe up their sleeves, this is mine. Bacon and cream together is a match made in heaven and that's why i love this dish. My fussy daughter loves it too so this is an all round winner winner spaghetti dinner.
1 packet spaghetti
1 medium onion, chopped
1 tablespoon oil
2 garlic cloves, minced
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1 1/2 cups heavy cream
8 bacon strips, chopped
1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
Cook spaghetti to al dente.
Meanwhile, in a large frying pan, saute onion and bacon in oil until tender. Add garlic, cook 1 minute. In a small bowl whisk flour and cream until smooth add to onion mixture, Bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Reduce the heat and stir for 1 minute or until thickened. Remove from the heat. Drain spaghetti and add to the sauce. Stir in cheese and Serve Hot.
A creamy simple pumpkin soup that's extremely easy to make. This recipe is from my year 10 cooking class and its my go to recipe on a cold winters day. Is there anything more comforting than a bowl of warm soup? I also serve mine with extra cream, feta and crispy bacon shards to add some texture.
350g Pumpkin ( I use butternut)
1 1/2 Cups Chicken Stock
1/4 Teaspoon ground Ginger
1 Medium Onion
2 Tablespoons Cream
Peel pumpkin and cut into 5cm pieces. Peel and finely chop onion. Place all ingredients, except cream, into a saucepan. Cover and bring to the boil, Stirring once or twice. Once boiling turn heat down to a simmer and cook until pumpkin is soft. Cool slightly then place in a blender and puree until smooth. Return to saucepan and reheat soup. Stir in cream and serve hot.
3 Cups Self Raising Flour
80 Grams Butter, cubed
1 - 1/4 Cups Milk
Jam and Whipped Cream for serving
Preheat oven to 200'c. Line a baking tray with baking paper.
Using your fingertips rub butter cubes into flour until it resembles breadcrumbs.
Make a well in the centre and add 1 Cup milk. Using a butter knife mix until a soft dough forms (you can add more milk if needed). Knead dough until smooth (but try not to overwork it).
Place dough onto a lightly floured surface and pat down until its around 2cm thick. Using a dough cutter cut out circular shapes until all dough has been used (you can pat dough together to create more). Place on baking tray and sprinkle with a little flour. Bake for 20-25mins or until scones are golden and well risen.
Once baked you can serve hot or cold with jam and whipped cream.
Note: you can add any flavourings you like at the mixing stage.
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