Itallian Spaghetti carbonara

Try this Italian pasta dish with a creamy sauce for a quick, simple meal for two.

Spaghetti CarbonaraIngredients

  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 free-range eggs
  • 150ml/5fl oz double cream
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 225g/8oz dried spaghetti
  • 150g/5oz smoked pancetta, cubed
  • 100g/3½oz pecorino or parmesan, grated
  • 1 tbsp chopped fresh marjoram leaves or flatleaf parsley

Instructions

  1. In a large pan with salted water, boil the pasta according to packet instructions.
  2. In a large frying pan, heat the olive oil over a medium-high heat and fry the pancetta and garlic for about 2-3 minutes, until the pancetta is crisp and browned. Reduce the heat to low.
  3. Lightly beat the eggs with the cream in a bowl and most of the grated cheese, reserving a little cheese for later purposes. Then season with freshly ground black pepper.
  4. Drain the liquid from the cooked spaghetti noodles and reserving a few tablespoons of the cooking water.
  5. Pour into the pan the spaghetti noodles with the pancetta and pour in the cream and egg mixture. Mix it well over a very low heat then adding a little pasta water to loosen the mixture, if need.
  6. Place the pasta in a serving bowl and sprinkle it with the remaining cheese and chopped herbs.

Enjoy!

Korean Beef Stew

Try making your very own Korean beef stew in the comfort of your kitchen.

Korean Beef StewIngredients

  • 1 kg beef spareribs
  • 1 head garlic
  • 1 large onions
  • 2 tablespoons gingerroot
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 0.50 cup soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon Chinese wine
  • 2 tablespoons sesame seed
  • 1 tablespoon chilli-garlic sauce
  • 1 bunch leeks
  • 3.50 cups hot water

Instructions

  • On a large casserole saute the ginger in oil. Add and saute the onions until soft then the garlic.
  • Add and stir fry the beef spareribs until beef changes color.
  • Combine in a large bowl the soy, sugar, wine,sesame oil, chili garlic sauce and hot water. Mix well to blend.
  • The soy mix into the beef and allow to simmer on low heat for about 1 hour or atleast the beef is tender.
  • Add the toasted sesame seeds and chopped leeks, cook for 10 minutes and serve.

Enjoy!