Tag Archives: Parmigiano Reggiano

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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PARMIGIANO REGGIANO TARTS WITH COTECHINO

If you follow Manu’s Menu quite regularly, you will remember me saying that Italians always have cotechino for New Year’s Eve.  It is like having turkey for Thanksgiving… it’s a given and something that can never be missing from our … Continue reading

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PARMIGIANO REGGIANO COOKIES

I love savoury cookies and I love cheese!  I had been wanting to make these cookies for a very long time and I finally got a chance for my daughter’s party!  These taste AMAZING… so much better than the cheese … Continue reading

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PURPLE GNOCCHI ON A PARMIGIANO REGGIANO FONDUE WITH TOASTED HAZELNUTS AND CRUNCHY SPECK

I love experimenting with pasta and gnocchi. I love the fact that you can make them of many shapes, flavours and colours. I saw these amazing purple Congo potatoes at the market and I could not resist buying them. They … Continue reading

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PARMIGIANO REGGIANO PANNA COTTA

I know I know… I am sure you are thinking that I must have gone mad.  Yes, Parmigiano Reggiano is a cheese and Yes again, Panna Cotta is (usually) a dessert.  But hear me out.  What is panna cotta made … Continue reading

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EASY EGGPLANT PARMIGIANA

Today I want to share with you my family’s recipe for Eggplant Parmigiana.  It is a simplified and lighter version of the classic Parmigiana that has mozzarella inside and needs baking.  This is a much faster recipe and I love … Continue reading

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PROSCIUTTO, ROCKET AND GRANA CHEESE PIZZA

My husband adores pizza… so, to please him (and the kids!), I usually make pizza on Sunday evening.  Home made pizza can be quite healthy, depending on the toppings you use and it is quite common in Italian houses to … Continue reading

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CARPACCIO WITH GRANA PADANO AND ROCKET

Summer in Italy can be very hot, though since living in Sydney the term “hot” got a much “warmer” meaning… ;-)  Anyhow, Italians tend to eat light in summer.  We do not like to use the oven or the stove … Continue reading

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