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Category: Recipes

Chocolate Hazelnut Tiramisu

Chocolate Hazelnut Tiramisu

Chocolate Hazelnut Tiramisu A Christmas special Chocolate Hazelnut Tiramisu that everyone in the family will love. In Italian, “Tiramisu” means cheer me up and we can tell you that this Tiramisu certainly will. I like to call it a little bit of heaven on a 

Traditional Bolognese Sauce

Traditional Bolognese Sauce

Traditional Bolognese sauce Thick and rich in flavour, a traditional Bolognese sauce is a versatile sauce that you can use in a variety of dishes such as spaghetti and lasagna.   Ingredients you need to make traditional Bolognese sauce 1 kg mince meat ( we 

Bechamel Sauce

Bechamel Sauce

Bechamel Sauce Bechamel sauce is one of the 5 mother sauces of French cuisine. Traditionally made from white roux and milk, it can used in various dishes such as macaroni cheese, fish pie, lasagna, etc. The process to make Bechamel sauce is very short and 

Christmas Ham with Mango glaze

Christmas Ham with Mango glaze

I got introduced to Christmas Ham when I came to Australia and started celebrating Christmas with my in-laws. It was a regular dish on the Christmas table and as years went by Italo gave our family recipe a twist by adding mango to the recipe. 

Skagen Cake

Skagen Cake

Skagen Cake   I came up with this version of Skagen Cake a few years ago after being inspired by Toast Skagen. The original recipe for Toast Skagen was made by the Swedish Restaurateur Thore Wretman. Named after a fishing port at the northern tip 

Italian meatballs

Italian meatballs

Italian meatballs Soft and juicy, Italian meatballs are super easy to make. People are often mistaken about this – Even though they look similar, traditional Italian meatballs are different than the commonly known spaghetti and meatballs. We love both versions of meatballs. We think Italian 

Dana’s Cream Bun

Dana’s Cream Bun

The best Cream Bun Recipe – Dana’s Cream Bun   Dana’s Cream Bun is a recipe very dear to my husband & I as it reminds us how magical the power of food is. The recipe is named after Italo’s sister – Dana and is 

Duck Fat Roast Potatoes

Duck Fat Roast Potatoes

Duck Fat Roast potatoes is my most favorite way to enjoy potatoes. Rich with flavour and perfectly complemented by the crispiness on the outside, Duck Fat Roast potatoes falls into my list of effortlessly delicious recipes.   Ingredients Following is what you need to make 

Spanish Omelette

Spanish Omelette

Take your omelette one step further the Spanish way! Spanish Omelette also known as Spanish tortilla is a traditional signature dish of the Spanish cuisine. Made with eggs and potatoes, and onions, it is undoubtedly one of the best egg dishes I have ever had 

Salmon Carpaccio

Salmon Carpaccio

  Salmon Carpaccio is a delicate Italian appetizer that suits any occasion. Invented in the 1950s in venice, Carpaccio became more popular in the late 20th century. What I personally love about it, is the variety of options to choose from as you can use 

Insalata Caprese

Insalata Caprese

  Insalata Caprese is a beautiful salad that is simple to make and is full of flavour. It highlights the colors of the Italian flag (red, white and green). This Italian style salad is a perfect party side dish or it can also be served 

Paglia e Fieno

Paglia e Fieno

  Paglia e Fieno translates to “straw and hay” in Italian and this classic pasta dish gets the name due to its colours that are similar to hay(green) and straw(yellow). For Paglia e Fieno (hay and straw pasta), we like using spinach tagliatelle to enhance 

Sausage Rolls

Sausage Rolls

Sausage rolls is an Aussie classic dish that everyone is bound to love! Who wouldn’t love some fresh oven-baked seasoned sausages in buttery velvety pastry.  I love using pork mince for sausage rolls. You can any meat of your choice. Every time I make sausage 

Spaghetti Carbonara

Spaghetti Carbonara

I love spaghetti carbonara! Unlike other popular Italian dishes, Spaghetti Carbonara was invented only in the 1940s in Rome. This classic dish has since then won heart of foodies all over the world. It is a traditional Italian pasta that is quick to make and 

Beef Olives (Bragioli) – Try the Maltese Delicacy

Beef Olives (Bragioli) – Try the Maltese Delicacy

  Beef olives(Bragioli) is a Maltese delicacy. Beef olives is a very old dish – stuff beef slow cooked in sauce that is full of rich flavours and it is perfect for a hearty family dinner. Fun fact: Beef Olives actually have nothing to do 

How to make gnocchi at home

How to make gnocchi at home

    Who doesn’t love some delicious homemade gnocchi? These little cooked mashed potatoes are not only delicious but the versatility of it is what really wins my heart. It’s fun making it and experimenting, mixing and matching with different sauces. I only have fun 

Gnocchi with Porcini Mushrooms Sage and Burnt Butter

Gnocchi with Porcini Mushrooms Sage and Burnt Butter

  This mushrooms gnocchi recipe is my absolute favorite. If you haven’t read my post on how to make homemade gnocchi, you can check it out here. Today I am sharing with you my super easy mushrooms gnocchi recipe that I make with Porcini mushrooms 

The best Beef Steak Sandwich

The best Beef Steak Sandwich

  The best beef steak sandwich is calling you! You can stay home and enjoy this delicious beef steak sandwich that is also easy to make. Let’s get on straight to how to make it. Ingredients 600 gm                

Panna di Latte Bread Rolls

Panna di Latte Bread Rolls

Let’s make some Panna di Latte, the famous milk bread rolls. Panna di latte bread rolls is a must try for bread lovers. Soft, spongy and delicious, I can bet it can turn anyone into a paniphile. You can easily make this at home and