A piadina is pizza-like pick me up! Melbourne has such a dynamic café and restaurant culture; there’s always some new hot treat to eat when you stop by the many coffee purveyors around town. Focaccias, baguettes, friands, Portuguese egg tarts and crepes have all had their moment in the sun and I’m waiting for the [...]
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Go, Go, Gorgonzola! In honour of my good friend Zoe’s last guest post on her passion for gorgonzola, I thought it was time to share a really Italian inspired dip recipe featuring this creamy yet a wee bit stinky cheese! Along with the gorgonzola, this dip recipe uses cannellini beans as the other main ingredient [...]
This week’s post comes from my friend Zoe who is seriously addicted to Gorgonzola cheese. Some might call her a pusher because she has no shame in putting it in EVERYTHING. Among our friends we secretly call her the G-Unit. Not a word people. Gorgonzola Cheese: A little History Gorgonzola really doesn’t sound so pretty. [...]
Comfort food from the Gods I don’t think it’s an outlandish claim to say pasta is the ultimate comfort food and in the world of delicious pasta dishes risotto is the most ridiculously creamy and comforting of them all. And now Melbourne has finally accepted that it’s well and truly time for some cooler climes, [...]
Mellow yellow I don’t think I am going too far when I claim this limoncello dessert is to die for. For fans of that fabulous Italian drink, this creamy, dreamy limoncello dessert recipe is an absolute must make. Kind of like a limoncello version of tiramisu, it boasts layers of sponge finger bisuits and a [...]
Dessert with a difference Don’t be afraid, this Italian inspired gelato recipe is an absolute taste bud treat! Ricotta is a quintessential Italian cheese and as such is used it lots of Italian recipes – both savoury and sweet. It’s found in some pasta recipes, in pizzas and calzones and commonly in ravioli along with [...]
Get saucy in the kitchen Like a lot of Aussies, pasta is one of those things I eat on a weekly basis. Fast, inexpensive and utterly delicious even when made with a simple sauce, I’m not surprised that many Italians still eat it every day! There are tricks to making a seriously delectable pasta sauce [...]