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Green Bean, Tomato and Potato Salad

Today I want to share with you the recipe for a delicious and healthy side dish.  This Green Bean Tomato and Potato Salad is very special to me and eating it always takes me back in time.  My mum would … 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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GUACAMOLE

I love Guacamole.  I must admit that, before falling in love with my Chocolate Avocado Mousse, Guacamole was the only reason I would buy avocados as I don’t know many recipes that use it.  Avocados in Italy are not that … Continue reading

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MATAROCCO

For this week’s Regional Italian dish I am going to take you back to Sicily.  Today’s recipe is really easy and really tasty, it is one of those family recipes that we would always have during our summer holidays.  It is … 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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COUSCOUS AND HERB SALAD

Couscous is one of my favourite side dishes.  I love the fact that it is so versatile and that it can be easily turned into a light and healthy main dish for a weekday lunch.  I usually make couscous to … Continue reading

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KOTHEY MOMO

Today I want to share with you the recipe for Momo, the Himalayan Dumplings.  I had them for the first time at a Nepalese Restaurant a little while ago and I simply loved them.  There are many variations of momos … Continue reading

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