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Kaffir Lime and Yogurt Panna Cotta

By now you know how much I love panna cotta.  To me, it’s one of the fastest, tastiest and easiest desserts to make.  I love that you can make it in advance with minimum effort and present it as a … Continue reading

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Margarita Chicken Wings

In the recent couple of years I have come to LOVE eating chicken wings.  They are really not something Italians eat a lot of.  I mean, we do eat them when we cook a whole chicken and we use them … Continue reading

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Taleggio and Hazelnut Tarts

Cheese is probably my favourite food.  I love to eat it plain, but I also enjoy cooking with it.  One of the things I miss the most about Italy is the variety of cheese and cold meats available at the … Continue reading

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Olive and Walnut Mini Madeleines

Today I want to share with you the recipe for a great appetiser: mini savoury madeleines made with walnuts and olives.  I saw these in an Italian food magazine and I just HAD to make them.  Actually, I made these … Continue reading

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GINGER SESAME CHICKEN

I always have chicken tenders in my freezer… they are very versatile, quick to cook and they always please the whole family.  I love the fact that they are always moist and not dry.  I have never seen these in … Continue reading

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HONEY AND GINGER PORK STIR FRY

Maybe not everyone knows this, but my eldest daughter has started her first year of “big school” in January. It is all very thrilling and exciting for all of us, though this has also brought a huge change in our … Continue reading

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BANANA, COCONUT AND PASSION FRUIT SMOOTHIE

Lately I have been experimenting quite a bit with smoothies and shakes.  The truth is, I have been left with some ripe fruits that needed to be used and I wanted to make something light and healthy with it.  Besides, … Continue reading

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HONEY AND GORGONZOLA PIQUANT TERRINE WITH BALSAMIC GLAZE

If you follow this site, you know how much I like cheese and that, of all cheeses l like Gorgonzola the most.  I easily find Gorgonzola dolce here in Sydney, which is the creamier and milder version of it, but … Continue reading

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