January 20, 2019

A wonderful breakfast is a great way to start the day. Something that I've eaten all my life is the Italian version of "beans on toast" which is spinach and cannellini beans accompanied with garlic, olive oil and chilli. 

It's definitely one you can make in less than 10...

January 10, 2019

The thing that I love about fresh pasta is that it's one thing that you can make together with family and friends. This is one of them.

I was inspired by my trip to Italy last year where I witness my aunt made homemade ricotta ravioli for a simple lunch. I was thrilled...

January 7, 2019

Very grateful to have worked with Mutti Pomodoro on an end of year collaboration using some of their fabulous products. They are amazing!

These were my absolute fave growing up as a child and my nonna would always make them for me. I actually ate these on new years day...

November 28, 2018

So early this month I received a wonderful parcel in the mail. My Nonna had accepted the delivery on my behalf and I went around to her house to pick it up. Little did I know that a few of us would need to help me bring it back home.

Bless the team at Sirena Tuna!! 

Not...

November 22, 2018

Fried mozzarella sounds good right? I ate this while travelling in Italy and all I can say is wow! Eating this in the back streets of Rome, I thought to myself how the Italian's make the simplest things taste so extraordinary. I mean it's really just fried cheese, but...

November 21, 2018

When I was a child pasta with pesto was one of my least favourite meals. I don't know if it was the basil taste or the colour green but I didn't want to go near it. Lucky I've changed since then and I can honestly say it's now one of my favourites. Not to mention one o...

November 21, 2018

So I had a little craving of delicious, creamy carbonara after watching an afternoon cooking show. It's dangerous working from home! On a positive note, I do get a lot of amazing ideas when I work from the comfort of my own home. You'll usually find me scribbling down...

October 29, 2018

For the past few weeks I've been on a 8 week fitness challenge which basically means that I've had to loose the carbs and stick to veggies and lean meats. For the past few weeks, I've also had a craving for macaroni & cheese (insert sigh here) Why do these things keep...

October 23, 2018

Two weeks after I had returned from Europe I received a message from an old primary school friend who approached me with an opportunity that I couldn't refuse (excuse the Godfather reference)

I love what I do and to share that with the rest of Australia was such an incr...

July 30, 2018

Casarecce with Eggplant Sauce

500g Barilla Casaecce pasta

1 jar passata

4 roma tomatoes cut into quarters

1 onion diced 

3 cloves garlic roughly diced

1 large eggplant, roughly diced 

100gm grated salted ricotta cheese

Salt 

Olive oil

Handful of Fresh basil, roughly torn

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