Author Archives: Mc G

Cheat’s Pasta and Meatballs with Arrabbiata Style Sauce

Arrabbiata Sauce is a spicy Italian sauce made with tomatoes, garlic and olive oil. Some variations will have onions, basil, parsley, sometimes even capers. Arrabbiata means “angry” in Italian. So All’arrabbiata can be translated to “angry style” referring to the spiciness of … Continue reading

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Simple Pasta with Chorizo

Remember that chorizo omelette I made recently? See Lunch ideas at work. I’m using the spare chorizo for a quick and easy pasta dish. You can drop in some chopped tomatoes and mild chilies to give this dish a slight … Continue reading

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Minimize summer spending

Try minimizing expenditure on food and drinks on your days out in the summer. Buying food and drinks on summer days out can be expensive. Try taking a packed lunch with you. Get the kids involved in making some of … Continue reading

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Chilli done my way

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I love spicy food, I grew up in a world where having a spicy curry based dish for breakfast is norm. Most fast food restaurants back home serve chilli sauce as a standard instead of tomato sauce for your burgers and fries. So … Continue reading

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Lunch Ideas at Work

 A staggering £28000 goes to lunch throughout an average working life!! (Source MSN Money). Why waste so much money on bloody pre-packed sandwiches? That’s not all; try adding up all the money that goes to the snacks/soft drinks vending machines … Continue reading

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Sideways Rain and Soup….

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The online news sites are reporting that we had a week’s worth of rain in a night!! It’s confirmed, there’s no such thing as summer in Scotland – it’s a big government conspiracy! Summer is just a word in the … Continue reading

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Make yer own tomato based pasta sauce.. its not hard!

A tin of tomatoes will cost roughly around 55p but a jar of pasta sauce can be up to 4 times the price! So don’t bother buying all that “special” jars of pasta sauce. All you need is tin of tomato, some … Continue reading

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