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Recco Con Pollo {Primi Piatti}

Recco Con Pollo {Primi Piatti}

This next dish is very similar to Primi Piatti’s Recco, so I guess you can call it a dupe or hack. I made the chicken version and it was quite filling but I like the vegetarian option of this dish as well. I used rigatoni but […]

Spaghetti Meatballs {Don’t be upsettti eat da spaghetti}

Spaghetti Meatballs {Don’t be upsettti eat da spaghetti}

Never regretti to eat da spaghetti! Aaah I can’t stop guys. I’ve been saying this (in a very bad Italian accent) ever since I made some spaghetti and meatballs the other night. It was a completely jippo’d meal – we had such a lovely long […]

Mini Italian Meatball Subs

Mini Italian Meatball Subs

My husband lived in Brooklyn, New York for many years and he is quite fond of Italian food. I really made this to remind him of home and it was a nice change from the usual pizza and pasta recipes. He really enjoyed it but […]

Creamy Sun-dried Tomato Arrabbiata

Creamy Sun-dried Tomato Arrabbiata

This tomato sauce is a dream to make and tastes even better. The addition of sun-dried tomatoes  adds warmth and earthiness to this sauce. “Arrabbiata” means angry in Italian according to Wikipedia and refers to the chili in this recipe. Add any pasta you like […]

Lazy Lasagne

Lazy Lasagne

Lasagne is a strangely comforting dish. As a South African Indian, my Mum (sorry Ma, love you) would make this Italian dish Indian. I wanted to eat an authenticlly Italian dish without the plethora of spices, but you know when your fam is like “where’s […]

Biryani Flavoured Risotto with Butterflied Prawns

Biryani Flavoured Risotto with Butterflied Prawns

Last year I attended a Cuppa for Cansa High Tea at Tokai Melomed, which Kamini Pather hosted. She demo’d Risotto Milanese which is a traditional Italian dish flavoured with Saffron. The addition of Garam Masala was inspired by Biryani flavours. I couldn’t see much from […]