Seared Courgettes with Pasta & Blue Cheese

Ingredients120g wholewheat pasta – I use penne2 tablespoons olive oil2 small, firm courgettes – cut into random shaped chunks4 cloves garlic – finely chopped50g walnuts – roughly broken150ml double cream70g blue cheese – I used DolcelatteChili flakes (optional)A few sage leavesSea saltBlack pepper MethodBring a pan of water to the boil, then add the pasta…

Pea, Mint and Courgette Soup

For those who grow your own vegetables you are no doubt all too familiar with the late summer glut of courgettes. Here is yet another way of using some of them up. Works well with the larger ones you forget to pick too as you can just simmer off some of the excess water they…