Courgette Filo Pie

So the first thing you’ll probably think is ‘that isn’t filo pastry in the picture!’ – and if you’ve seen my last post then you’ll know that it isn’t! I came across this recipe for Courgette Filo Pie in the July issue of Country Living magazine, when looking for a recipe that included olives. This is because we’ve had a jar of olives in our cupboard for months and I realised the other day that they need eating up this month – but I’m not really a fan unless they are disguised in something! So this recipe (which is part of Sarah Raven’s ‘Grow and Cook’ series) seemed like a perfect choice.

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Tuna, courgette and tomato pasta bake

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I was quite surprised when I looked through my blog posts earlier and discovered that I haven’t posted this recipe before – it is one of those ‘tried and tested’ ones that I’ve been making for years! In fact, my Mum used to make it when I was younger and it was one of the few things that I could actually cook when I left home to go to uni. You can use any pasta you like for this – macaroni works really well – but I used penne today. It was either that or our Simpsons pasta that Helen bought us – but you wouldn’t have recognised the Simpsons for the courgettes so we’re saving that for another day! Continue reading…