Nigella pasta rice recipes

Avocado Rice Bowl

Avocado Rice Bowl

Stand aside, Nigella, my rice bowl with avocado is better than yours. Were you watching Simply Nigella last week
Orzo Salad with Roasted Pumpkin and Rocket Pesto

Orzo Salad with Roasted Pumpkin and Rocket Pesto

I made a bigger amount than the recipe below and if you're fortunate enough to have leftovers, I suggest you have this for breakfast with fried egg and a good dollop of Nigella's spicy and addictive jumbo chilli sauce which help absorb last night's excesses
No Sandwich Packed Lunch Ideas

No Sandwich Packed Lunch Ideas

Nigella’s Chocolate Brownies – make a batch of these and freeze. Bread, Rice, Pasta, Noodles, Couscous, Quinoa, Potato, Wraps & Tortillas
Quinoa Porridge

Quinoa Porridge

I adapted Not Quite Nigella's recipe, adding a bit more festive cheer. A couple of times I had pasta with potato in it served with a side of rice
Chickpea Curry - For Halwa Poori.

Chickpea Curry - For Halwa Poori.

We're talking nigella seeds (kalonji) and fennel seeds. a light baked pasta. This curry is great with rice, naan and of course, as part of the traditional Pakistani weekend breakfast
Meal Planning Monday

Meal Planning Monday

A new dish for us was Nigella's Meatzza - it reminded me a little of meatloaf, in effect its seasoned beef, topped with mozzarella and tomato - it was tasty and super easy to make
Meal Planning & Cooking On A Budget

Meal Planning & Cooking On A Budget

I cook this type of pasta quite often and love Nigella's description of it as 'Slut's Spaghetti'. I always thought it was food cooked by poor Italians because you didn't need anything fresh but actually, the translation is closer to Nigella's description
Focus on spices

Focus on spices

Black onion seeds aka nigella seeds. Nutmeg is excellent with butternut squash especially when paired with cheese as in my Cheesy Roasted Butternut Squash Pasta Bake
weekend :: Roasted Baby Carrots with Spaghetti and Carrot Top Pesto

weekend :: Roasted Baby Carrots with Spaghetti and Carrot Top Pesto

I might try Nigella's brown rice bowls and healthy breakfast bars next. The first two episodes of dark Scandinavian Drama The Bridge with the unsociable but likeable character Saga, and colourful episodes of Rachel Khoo's Kitchen notebook and Nigella Lawson's new program, Simply Nigella
Nigella's Quick Chilli

Nigella's Quick Chilli

Stir in the spices and then add the tomato-vegetable pasta sauce, spicy beans and sweet chili sauce. It's cheap to make and can be served with soft tortillas, baked potatoes, rice or even chips
Nigella's Kedgeree Risotto

Nigella's Kedgeree Risotto

I also wanted to use some of it in a quick pasta dish the next day. It was perfect because I bought some reduced price smoked haddock a few weeks ago and had stashed it in the freezer without really knowing what I was going to do with it
Forever Nigella #23 Nostalgia & Pineapple Upside Down Cake

Forever Nigella #23 Nostalgia & Pineapple Upside Down Cake

The meal plan said pasta and cake, pasta and cake it was going to be. I don't have any nostalgic memories of Pineapple Upside Down cake myself - my pudding memories (for this, surely, is a 'pudding' type of cake) centre around milk puddings, both warm (in the form of rice pudding, sago, semolina), and cold (mainly blancmange)
Spicy shrimp and saffron rice

Spicy shrimp and saffron rice

So shrimp, peas, sliced spring onions, sesame seeds, nigella seeds, chopped garlic, lemon juice, glug of sesame oil, soy sauce and loads of chilli flakes left to marinade in the frying pan while saffron basmati rice cooks