Heat a non-stick frying pan, add the cherry and dried tomatoes and thyme, stir fry for approx. 5 mins., remove, set aside. Heat a dash of oil in the same pan, add the garlic and onion, sauté briefly, add the sun-dried tomatoes with the oil, sauté for approx. 5 mins., place in a blending cup, allow to cool slightly, puree.
Cook the pasta in boiling salted water until just al dente, drain, reserve approx. 200 ml of the cooking water, set aside the pasta.
Return the puree to the frying pan, pour in the cream and reserved cooking water, bring to the boil, season. Add the pasta, heat gently. Plate up the pasta, top with the cheese and the reserved tomatoes.