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Steven Dolby was born in Rotherham, England 1974. Even from a young age Steven enjoyed artistic pursuits like creating original artwork and music. However he lacked even a basic knowledge of food and cooking techniques until he was 21 years old. At this stage his passion for all things culinary was ignited as he began to train with chefs in restaurants first in England, then around Europe. Steven has since moved to the united states and began to explore the cuisine of the Americas. His mentor won his first Michelin star in 2012 he currently lives in Atlanta, GA with his wife. Steve Dolby has been cooking professionally in restaurants for 17 years.

Thursday, May 22, 2014

Pasta with Chorizo, Lima beans and Pesto by Steven Dolby

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(Serves 3-4 people)

1/2 Medium onion (sliced)
100g Spanish chorizo (diced)
1 Large garlic clove (sliced)
1 Large heirloom tomato (large dice)
1 Tbsp olive oil
150g Canned lima beans
Lemon juice (to taste)
Linguine pasta (enough for 3-4 people)
50g Pesto
Fresh Italian flat-leaf parsley (small handful)
Fresh sweet basil (small handful)
80g Mozzarella cheese (shredded)
Salt and ground black pepper (to taste)


1. Place a pan on flame, heat olive oil, add onion, garlic and sweat for 5 minutes.

2. Add chorizo, cook for 2 minutes and then toss in lima beans. Stir in lemon juice.

3. In a pot of boiling water add salt, pasta and cook until al dente. Drain and add it to the pan with a touch of pasta water.

4. Add pesto and mix well.  Add fresh basil, parsley, tomato, and cheese. Place into the grill until melted and golden brown.


5. Serve hot and enjoy.