Tag: italian

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…