"Crayfish Pasta With Brandy"
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Crayfish Pasta with Brandy


  • 2 crayfish tails steamed and cut into bite size pieces
  • 15 mls olive oil
  • 1 leek finely sliced
  • 1 garlic clove crushed
  • 1 whole chilli
  • zest of 1 lemon
  • 15 mls Brandy
  • 30 mls Mascarpone cheese
  • 50 g Parmesan cheese grated
  • 1 handful fresh flat leaf parsley chopped, for garnishing


  • start by getting your pasta water on the go, and steaming your crayfish
  • heat the oil in a pan and add the leeks
  • cook on a gentle heat until the leeks are soft and then add the garlic and the chilli
  • add the crayfish and as soon as the crayfish is hot add the lemon zest
  • remove the chilli
  • heat the Brandy and then flambĂ© into the crayfish
  • add the marscapone and the parmesan
  • toss through the pasta
  • serve with the parsley