Chickpea and Butternut Squash Casserole


This recipe – is my discovery of the year to date. And for sure it will take a place in the end of the year top-20

Time of preparation: 60 minutes Difficulty: Easy
  • Onion______1
  • Garlic______2 cloves
  • Leek_______2 
  • Oil________ 2 tablespoons
  • Butternut Squash_200 grams
  • Splash of white wine
  • Creme Fraiche___200 grams
  • Chickpeas___400 grams
  • Tarragon____1 tablespoon
  • Double Cream___ 100 ml
For Scones
  • Potatoes________500 grams
  • Self-raising flour____100 grams
  • Butter___________50 grams
  • Salt, pepper  

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Drunk Spaghetti (with Red Wine)

Imagine, you have sudden guests who you would like to surprise with minimum time for cooking. These spaghetti can be an ideal solution!
Time of preparation: 25 minutes Difficulty: Easy
Ingredients (for 4):
  • Spaghetti_____ 400 grams
  • Leek_________1
  • Pecorino Romano Cheese __ 50 grams
  • Sugar________1 tablespoon
  • Red Wine_____250 ml (I use Chianti)
  • Butter________30 grams
  • Nutmeg, Salt, Pepper
1. Melt the butter on the pan, cut leek in slices and fry on the melted butter. Leek must become soft, without turning dark. Add wine, sugar, pinch of nutmeg and let it cook for several minutes.
2. Put spaghetti boiling.
3. Put the wine-leek mixture in the blender; blend into homogeneous sauce. If the sauce is too dense for your taste, add a little bit of cooking water from spaghetti.
4. Mix sauce with spaghetti and grated pecorino cheese. Serve hot