Pasta/rice/bread

How to make Arancini (risotto rice balls)

How to make Arancini (risotto rice balls)

So here it is, just like I said, I am going to show you how to make Arancini. Or at least how I make Arancini. The perfect thing to make when you have leftover risotto. Along with a spicy tomato and red pepper dipping sauce, which […]

Classic Epic Beef and Bacon Burger

Classic Epic Beef and Bacon Burger

So if you are a burger fan I guarantee that you will love this epic beef and bacon burger. It is all the basics done well, which in my experience, means a great combination and everything is cooked correctly. Now although that can be subjective, there […]

Homemade Flatbreads

Homemade Flatbreads

Hey there everyone. Apologies for taking a bit longer to upload this post, I needed to make some adjustments to these homemade flatbreads till I was satisfied with the recipe. If any of you are thinking “ain’t nobody got time to make their own bread”. Well, these […]

Pulled Pork Sliders with Lemon & Yogurt Coleslaw

Pulled Pork Sliders with Lemon & Yogurt Coleslaw

Ok, so here are my Pulled Pork Sliders. And I made them with a zingy, fresh slaw. The pork has a bit of bite so the coleslaw just acts as a nice refresher. And since the yogurt replaces the mayonnaise, it is super healthy! I […]

Crumbed, Sausage and Hidden Veggie Pasta

Crumbed, Sausage and Hidden Veggie Pasta

Ok folks, this post is about feeding the kids. Now I am not a parent, I think I am just a bit too young at this stage. But whenever I see parents trying to feed their kids healthy food, and their response to that is “ewwwww I […]

Bagel Burger with Fennel and Smoked trout

Bagel Burger with Fennel and Smoked trout

First of all, a bagel with cream cheese is awesome don’t get me wrong. That with a good cup of coffee in the morning is a winner. But a while ago, I was having a bagel from the coffee shop and I thought “there could […]

Angel Hair Napolitana with Crispy Prosciutto

Angel Hair Napolitana with Crispy Prosciutto

So, Napolitana pasta, also known as Napoli pasta. It is a very simple and easy Italian pasta, so I thought it would be a good idea add a cool element that would take it up a notch. And I am not exaggerating when I say […]

Seared Sushi Nigiri

Seared Sushi Nigiri

So the first thing I will say is, this post is all about having fun. This isn’t about making traditional world class Sushi Nigiri as I am not a sushi expert. In fact, I am actually quite an amateur however, if you have ever wondered […]

Pork sausage and red pepper ravioli with lemon butter sauce

Pork sausage and red pepper ravioli with lemon butter sauce

Finally! A fresh pasta recipe, and today I am showing you how to make a wicked ravioli dish. Now first off I need to mention something. There are a couple of lovely girls by the name of Emma and Karen who run a fantastic blog […]

Spicy Fried Rice

Spicy Fried Rice

Well hello there, so have you ever been in a Chinese restaurant and ever wondered how they manage to give their fried rice that authentic flavor and texture? Well, I believe that I have come a step closer to achieving that, and I think that you […]

Aglio e Olio

Aglio e Olio

I never knew that this recipe existed. This is spaghetti Aglio e Olio with a few added touches. This dish is from Napoli and I have to say this is one of the easiest pasta dishes hands down. Plus, if you are a chilli fan, […]

Flavoured rice recipe (rice pilaf)

Flavoured rice recipe (rice pilaf)

This rice is a great alternative if you want a change from steamed rice. Also, in my household we often eat rice with our dishes, and flavoured rice is a great way to create more variety. Cooking the rice with stock instead of water…….well actually […]

Carbonara (my version)

Carbonara (my version)

So the reason I added  “My version” to the title is because I am aware that the classic Italian way of making Carbonara is by using only egg yolk and Parmesan cheese as the coating for the pasta. Here in Australia, We like to westernise […]

Garlic Bread Bruschetta

Garlic Bread Bruschetta

This Garlic Bread Bruschetta is a great starter or side and is so easy to do. I am a big fan of rustic food, it is my version of “pretty”. I love the chunkiness and the roughness of food rather than the perfect slices and […]

Tomato and spinach risotto with oyster blade steak

Tomato and spinach risotto with oyster blade steak

Hi everyone, my first post for this blog is a tomato and spinach risotto. Risotto is one of those dishes where if you haven’t made it yet, it may take a few times to perfect. However, once you know how to do it well, it […]