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Bomboloni alla Crema

Happy Mardi Gras everyone!  As promised in my last post about Ravioli di Carnevale, I am back with yet another delicious treat that is perfect to make and eat this time of the year: Bomboloni alla Crema – aka Italian … Continue reading

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Ravioli dolci di Carnevale #SundaySupper

This week we are going to have a Fat Sunday celebration for Sunday Supper!  YAY!  As you all know, Fat Tuesday/Mardi Gras is on the 4th of March, so we are all sharing decadent or Mardi Gras inspired recipes. This … Continue reading

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ARANCINE WITH SPINACH

If you have read my latest post, you will know that I am hosting this month’s challenge at the Daring Cooks!  I chose to challenge my fellow daring cooks to make Arancine from scratch, including risotto!  I also shared 3 … Continue reading

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THE DARING COOKS’ JANUARY 2014 CHALLENGE: ARANCINE

This month’s challenge is very special for a few reasons. For starters, our hostess, Manu, graciously stepped in with very little notice and created an entire amazing challenge in pretty much no time at all. Secondly, Manu managed to do … Continue reading

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MURUKKU – CHAKALI

Today I will share with you the recipe for an Indian savoury snack that is always eaten for Diwali, but that we also like to eat during the rest of the year at tea time: murukku – முறுக்கு (also known as … Continue reading

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POLPETTE DI SARDE ALLA SICILIANA – SICILIAN SARDINE PATTIES

I know I have said this already, but sardines are my favourite fish.  Unfortunately it is not easy to come across fresh sardines in Sydney.  I find it weird as they are so common in Italy, but that’s just the … Continue reading

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SHANKARPALI – SHAKARPARA

Happy Diwali!  Today is the beginning of Diwali (दिवाली), the “festival of lights”, a 5-day Indian festival that celebrates the triumph of good over evil and light over darkness.  Light is the symbol of the celebrations and many clay lamps filled … Continue reading

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FIRI FIRI

I am very excited about today’s recipe.  During our recent holiday in French Polynesia (Tahiti), we ate some amazing food and we literally fell in love with these doughnut-like sweets.  We first bought them at the Papeete Markets and we … Continue reading

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