Nigella pea and pancetta recipes

PASTA RISOTTO WITH PEAS AND PANCETTA

PASTA RISOTTO WITH PEAS AND PANCETTA

Add the frozen peas and stir for a minute until the frozen look leaves them. Add the pancetta and stir regularly until it becomes crisp and bronzed
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. Pea & Pancetta Pasta Risotto. 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