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 [...]
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. [...]
Broad beans and bacon: the perfect match Most of the time when you see pasta recipes on restaurant menus or enjoy it at a friend’s place, it’s favourites like spaghetti, tagliatelle and penne that make an appearance. It’s the same at my place, where I’ll knock together a pasta puttanesca using penne, or a simple [...]
Buon Natale Everybody! It’s no wonder Italians came up with the expression la dolce vita, they really know how to enjoy themselves and life! Culinary pleasures are a huge part of many Italian lives and along with it the joy of a well-made wine or cocktail. So, in the spirit of Italian inspired festivities I [...]
Limoncello: I’m lovin’ it Summer time has well and truly arrived and that means it’s time to make limoncello! It’s quite rare for me to come across someone in Australia who makes limoncello at home, even though it is about as easy as cooking of any sort gets. For those who’ve never had the pleasure [...]
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