May 21, 2014
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Veal & Eggplant Parmigiana

I’m a huge fan of Parmigiana. Unfortunately it tends to be viewed as a bit of an old fashioned retro dish, something you would find on pub menus and in mom and pop style Italian restaurants, but done well it can be a spectacular meal. The term “parmigiana” basically refers to a dish where the ingredients […]

Apr 23, 2014
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Pasta with Tomatoes, Sausage & Cream

I know this sounds like an obscenely rich combination but funnily enough it doesn’t strike you that way when you eat it. The cream does add a lovely luxurious richness to the the dish but some of that heaviness is alleviated by the acidity of the tomatoes. In any case it’s just plain delicious and a […]

Mar 26, 2014
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Roasted Tomatoes with Garlic, Gorgonzola & Herbs

It’s been a hot summer in Sydney and even though we’re a few weeks into autumn there are still a lot of lovely tomatoes available at the markets so I’ve been making the most of them while they last. This super tasty recipe is from Giada de Laurentis and it makes a wonderful side dish […]

Mar 12, 2014
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Panzanella – Rustic Italian Bread & Tomato Salad

This is the perfect salad to make during the long summer months or towards the end of summer when there’s plenty of naturally ripened juicy tomatoes available. If you’re a stickler for not throwing out bread this is also a great way of using up a stale loaf, in fact the staler the better. There’s no doubt that […]