Tomatoes and onions are pan-fried with garlic and wine, tossed with prawns, and served with pasta in this quick and easy mid-week meal.
Capsicums are rich in cancer-fighting anti-oxidants and a good amount of parsley adds more beta carotene and vitamin C to the mix.
In addition to their great flavour, cherry tomatoes add plenty of vitamin C plus vitamin A in the form of beta carotene.
This popular trattoria dish is easily made at home. A classic tomato sauce, flavoured with chilli and fresh herbs in true Italian style, is delicious with clams, especially if tossed with perfectly cooked spaghetti. Serve with chunks of ciabatta bread and a green salad–and a glass of red wine.
Mussels, oysters and scallops are prime sources of vitamin B12, which your body needs in order to utilise folate. They are also rich in minerals, including zinc and iron.
Cooked in a delicious wine-enriched tomato sauce, a nutritious mix of seafood makes an elegant partner for the thin spaghettini. Prepare a leafy mixed side salad to go with this dinner party main course.
There's no such thing as an empty pantry, as this recipe demonstrates. With a tin of this and a bunch of that, I soon discovered that it's possible to improvise something that will impress even the fussiest guest. Ideal to serve with some fresh Italian-style bread. Helps to wipe the plate clean!
Prawns sauteed with asparagus and white wine make an elegant and delicious topping for pasta. Lemon and chilli flakes add bite.
The use of fresh pawns and lemon makes the dish refreshing and light. Ideal as an entree or main at a dinner party.
This is one of the few pasta dishes that doesn't improve with parmesan. Simple and tasty.
This delicious seafood pasta makes an excellent main course, or add spinach or asparagus to turn it into a meal in itself.
This is an easy flambé prawn dish that is served on fettuccine. I like to cook it with fresh prawns from the seafood markets.
This prawn penne has a great rich flavour from the garlic, wine and vermouth reduction, I use it either as a starter or main depending on the dinner.
This is a really quick 'dry' pasta sauce. The idea is that the dish is not overloaded with sauce but that the flavours of the smoked salmon are accentuated. Serve with Parmesan and parsley.
If you have never tried escargot (snails) now is the time! Served with spinach fettuccini and white fish the flavours are colourful in your mouth and aren't overbearing.
A great seafood pasta recipe for when you next see sea scallops at the fishmonger. As quick and easy as it is rich and creamy.
An easy pasta with some of the flavour of scampi. You can substitute the prawns in this recipe with crab or scallops, or you could use a mixture of all three types of seafood.
This is a very elegant prawn pasta. The brining of the prawns takes the longest, but is very easy and improves the taste and texture - try it!
This is a fantastic and easy clam pasta sauce using tinned clams. All you need is a little bread and salad for a complete meal.
This is a quick and easy scampi pasta recipe with the bright assertive flavours of parsley and lemon juice. You won't need any sides at all!