Nigella pancetta and peas recipes

PASTA RISOTTO WITH PEAS AND PANCETTA

PASTA RISOTTO WITH PEAS AND PANCETTA

Add the pancetta and stir regularly until it becomes crisp and bronzed. Even though the pancetta is salty, I still needed some extra salt
Pancetta and pea risotto

Pancetta and pea risotto

I saw this recipe on the newly slim Nigellas cookery programme Nigellisima. a couple of handfuls of frozen peas
Orzo Risotto

Orzo Risotto

Nigella uses pancetta, but I had bacon instead, and I decided to add mushrooms. This recipe is based on the Nigella Lawson recipe in her Nigellissima book (featured on the TV series)
Second Helpings from Nigellissima

Second Helpings from Nigellissima

I was so happy last month when a friend who was going to one of Nigella's book signings offered to get a signed one for me
Spring chicken.

Spring chicken.

Although it is the summer and the title of the recipe is "spring chicken" I could not resist but try out another Nigella Kitchen recipe
Pasta

Pasta

So this is basically the grown-up version of Nigella’s dish but I really liked the extra creaminess and it’s a perfect alternative to those not doing egg
Meal Planning Monday - 20th January 2014

Meal Planning Monday - 20th January 2014

Another big hit this week was Nigella's Broccoli and Stilton Soup. Pasta bake is a great comfort food and Simon Hopkinson's Baked Pappardelle with Pancetta and Porcini is always a winner

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a lot less refined than Nigella's in terms of seasoning, so when following her recipes, I tend to improvise and increase the seasoning quite a bit just to punch up the flavors