Category Archives: Italian

Baked Figs with Gorgonzola

Once upon a time I was at a lovely Italian restaurant in Enmore and I ordered an entree of Baked Figs with gorgonzola. I love both figs and blue cheese and when it arrived I was overwhelmed at how fantastic … Continue reading

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Italian Stuffed Lamb Cutlets

I saw Antonio Carluccio, the famous Italian chef, when he came on the TV show, Poh’s Kitchen, on ABC. Antonio Carluccio has written countless cookbooks and make some wonderful TV series on Italian food: Italian feast and Southern Italian feast. … Continue reading

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Italian Mussels

My Dad regularly cooks mussels in an Italian tomato sauce for a Sunday lunch. We all sit around the table with a huge pile of mussels sitting in front of each of us and a giant bowl in the middle … Continue reading

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Tuscan Roast Pork Belly

There is nothing more mouth-watering than breaking off a piece of crisp, salty pork cracking and biting into it to hear the crunch it makes. What better cut of pork to use than the belly, the slow roasting in the … Continue reading

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Spinach Fettuccine with Gorgonzola

Blue cheese is something you either love or hate. I am really fond of creamy mild blue cheeses, especially in Italian food and I happened to spot some gorgonzola at the supermarket and thought it would be lovely with some … Continue reading

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Spinach and Ricotta Ravioli

It’s been a while since I got my lovely pasta maker out so I thought what better time to make pasta than a beautiful Sunday, especially when my husband is going to be glued to the TV all afternoon watching … Continue reading

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Vanilla Bean Panna Cotta

My brother has been making this recipe for a while now and keeps raving about it. I decided I had to try it out and I’m tired of waiting for him to make it for me! This recipe is by … Continue reading

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Pesto Pizza

My parents left yesterday for a five week holiday in Italy. How I wish I was going with them! I love Italy- the scenery, the history and especially the FOOD! I traveled around Italy in 2008 with my husband on … Continue reading

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Pesto Pasta with Prosciutto, Pinenuts and Rocket

This recipe has to be my absolute favourite meal to cook after work when I don’t want to take more than 15 minutes to get dinner on the table. It is quick to make and only has 6 ingredients in … Continue reading

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Pumpkin and pinenut ravioli with sage brown butter sauce

I did an Italian cooking class with my Dad earlier in the year, and the best part of the course was learning how to make fresh pasta. I haven’t had much of a chance to make pasta since then, except … Continue reading

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