June 27, 2019

There’s something beautiful about roasting chestnuts on an open fire.

As a little girl my Nonna would place them in the hot coals of their open fire place and we would all sit around eating hot chestnuts. Unfortunately the fire place no longer exists but that doesn’t me...

June 27, 2019

If there is anything that I love more is delicious porchetta!

I’ve grown up with porchetta but when I ate it for the first time in Italy, I was blown away! I they serve it in bread and it’s called ‘Pane e Porchetta’ and you can anywhere in the streets of Italy. It’s qui...

How we do lunch at my house... just simple ingredients that pack a big punch! It's one of the most simplest meals you can create and all I can say is the messier the better!

I normally make this on a weekend when I really want something quick and easy. Serve with crusty...

April 28, 2019

Who loves a good dessert? These very simple and delicious and are a must have for your next dinner party. I made a batch the other day and they went in a flash! I had to make them once again for the upcoming Easter break. 

The beautiful creamy mascarpone is a winner wit...

April 16, 2019

I has so so many of these come up on my Instagram news feed that I couldn't contain my excitement any longer. I had to give them a go and taste what I had been drooling over the past couple of days. 

They are actually quiet simple to my surprise! I've never really been...

March 29, 2019

So today was my first officially day of self-employment. I woke up and immediately thought I was running late for work. Then I paused... I had nowhere to go. It's a surreal feeling when something you've known for such a long time suddenly changes and you have to adjust...

March 13, 2019

"Pangrattato" is basically Italian for breadcrumbs. Day old bread works wonders for this dish. I personally wouldn't use store bought breadcrumbs as it gives it a different flavour altogether. 

There is a few different versions to make this classic dish, but I like to k...

February 17, 2019

This is one of the most simplest recipes but the end result... WOW! 

Picture a balmy summers evening with the sun setting, a Aperol spritz in your hand and the smell of delicious seafood on the BBQ.. Heaven! Let's see if we can go back...

I’ve always been a little reluct...

January 30, 2019

Need to think of something quick and easy for dinner tonight? Try my tomato risotto which is ready in less than 30 mins. Add some extra cheese in for the kids!

I had a beautiful risotto when I spent some time in Rome last year and it was absolutely delicious and so so s...

January 23, 2019

That rich vibrant colour! I do enjoy a beautiful pesto every so often and there are so many different versions of it that you can create.

This is a simple yet tasty one that will work well on any pasta. For this I chose rigatoni as the pesto gets caught right in the mid...

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