Tag Archives: mains

Beetroot and Ricotta Gnocchi with Gorgonzola

I have always love beetroot, a taste I share with my dad.  I remember often buying it at the store whenever it was available.  We would buy it cooked, ready to be sliced and eaten.  My favourite way to eat … Continue reading

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Salmon Sliders with Aioli

Who said burgers have to be made with meat??  I love a good veggie burger and I love a fish burger even more.  These sliders are made with fresh salmon, home-made buns, vegetables and home-made aioli, so besides being utterly … Continue reading

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Risotto with Zucchini and Pesto

I know some people find the idea of making risotto daunting.  I have shared many risotto recipes on this blog and it is actually the dish I first learnt how to cook on my own, as it was my favourite … Continue reading

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Cassoeula

As I mentioned in my previous post on how to make Verzini sausages at home, Cassoeula is one of the most iconic dishes from Milan, the city where I was born.  Cassoeula is a stew made with pork meat and … Continue reading

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Taleggio and Walnut Mezzelune with Parmigiano Reggiano Fondue

I love making pasta from scratch.  Some people find making bread relaxing and soothing… to me making pasta has the same effect.  I love kneading the dough and creating all kinds of different shapes.  I was going through my pasta … Continue reading

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Pomegranate Risotto

As you know, autumn has come to the Southern hemisphere.  I can’t lie… I don’t mind it.  I welcome the fresher air and the leaves changing colour on the trees.  It is a beautiful season.  And I LOVE autumn food: … Continue reading

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PASTA BAKE – PASTA AL FORNO

MERRY CHRISTMAS everyone!  I hope you are all having a fantastic holiday season, full of laughter and love.  I hope you are spending more time with your family and friends and that you take some time to slow down and … Continue reading

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BUFFALO STYLE WINGS

It is time again for the “Secret recipe club” reveal!  I am sure you all know what the club is about, but for the few of you who still don’t know about it, here goes a brief explanation.  It is … Continue reading

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