Tag Archives: mains

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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FRESH TUNA RAGU

This is a recipe that I learnt from my dad.  He loves tuna (and so do I), so whenever we saw tuna at the markets, we would buy some and make a ragù with it.  Ragù is a generic term … Continue reading

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SPAGHETTI WITH MUSSELS

Today’s recipe is yet another classic of Italian cuisine.  It is originally from the South, where fresh mussels are very common, but it is one of those dishes that is now widely eaten throughout the country.  It is a very … Continue reading

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SAFFRON GNOCCHI WITH SAUSAGE AND PORCINI

Todd, who is The Daring Kitchen’s AWESOME webmaster and an amazing cook, is our September Daring Cooks’ host! Todd challenged us to make light and fluffy potato Gnocchi and encouraged us to flavor the lil pillows of goodness and go … 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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SPAGHETTI WITH VONGOLE

Today’s recipe is one of my favourite pasta dishes!  Back in Italy, I would make it regularly as I could easily find fresh vongole at the market.  Finding them here in Sydney instead is not easy at all.  And even … Continue reading

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