Pasta

Courgette and tomato pasta with homemade walnut pesto

If we told you this was the best pasta dinner ever, we may be exaggerating, but only a little bit. The homemade walnut pesto adds beautiful flavour to the dish, but the fried courgettes are the true hero!

New Zealand Woman's Weekly|Feb 18, 2020

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  • Meat lasagne with creamy ricotta & rosemary

    This rich and delicious lasagne is oozing with flavour, cheese and creaminess, creating a fantastic Italian-style family dinner. It's perfect for colder nights, or any time that you just feel like a little extra comfort.

    Nadia|Oct 16, 2019

  • Nici Wickes' quick and easy meatballs for two

    You'd be hard pressed to find a homemade meatballs recipe that's quicker or easier to make than this one! Pinch the ground meat out of sausages to create meatballs that taste just as good as if you'd made them from scratch.

    New Zealand Woman's Weekly|Oct 11, 2019

  • Nici Wickes' simple spaghetti

    This spaghetti recipe highlights the beauty of simplicity. Pasta needs little more than garlic, lemon and oil to make it into an exquisite meal – just throw plenty of flavour at it and make sure it’s cooked al dente!

    New Zealand Woman's Weekly|Aug 12, 2019

  • Pea, ham and sour cream spirals

    This no-fuss pasta is a hit with kids and can be whipped up super-quick using a handful of common ingredients in just three easy-peasy steps – just cook the pasta and peas, stir it all together and eat!

    Nadia|May 26, 2019

  • Spelt pasta with silky cauliflower sauce

    Combining the nutty flavour of spelt pasta with our silky cauliflower sauce, this pasta dish is a wonderful idea for an easy dinner. It will be on the table in just 40 minutes, and is so tasty you'll be going back for seconds!

    New Zealand Taste|May 14, 2019

  • Pasta with salmon and minty pea pesto

    On the table in just 25 minutes, this pasta is a scrumptious idea for a quick dinner or lunch. Packed with delicious flakes of salmon and a zingy homemade pea pesto, it’s a simple meal that will blow your mind!

    Woman's Day (NZ edition)|May 01, 2019

  • How to know which sauce to serve with different types of pasta

    Transform your Italian cooking with this guide to pairing the right sauce with the right type of pasta. We break down what makes a pasta dish authentic and delicious, plus how you should really be making spag bol (hint: you shouldn't).

    Food To Love|Apr 02, 2019

  • Pasta with cinnamon and sausage sauce

    The original recipe from The Food of Love Cookery School uses a seashell-shaped pasta. But Nici prefers making corteccia, a pea-pod shape, as it’s faster, easier to make and will still capture the delicious sauce in all its nooks and crannies.

    New Zealand Woman's Weekly|Apr 01, 2019