Chicken Meatballs in Marinara sauce and Parmigiano

I think it’s about time I share this dish with you all. It takes a bit of an effort but it is just so worth it. Spicy Indian inspired meatballs with fresh ginger, garlic, chilli and fresh dhania air fried to perfection – you could also fry these in a pan or pop them intoContinue reading “Chicken Meatballs in Marinara sauce and Parmigiano”

Brinjal and Tomato Pasta

I have to admit I struggle to get my kids to eat their veggies, it’s a constant battle of me pulling my hair out and muttering WTF under my breathe πŸ˜‘. So I decided to reduce my blood pressure and find new and “exciting” ways for them to eat their broccoli, or in this caseContinue reading “Brinjal and Tomato Pasta”

Creamy mushroom and brussel sprout gnocchi

Creamy Mushroom & Brussel Sprout Gnocchi Ingredients 500g gnochhi (I used store bought) 3 tablespoons of butter 250g white button mushrooms, sliced 70g brussel sprouts 2 cloves of garlic, minced 1 tablespoon basil pesto 1/2 cup fresh cream 1 teaspoon fresh thyme 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika Salt to taste Pepper 1/2 teaspoon A few leavesContinue reading “Creamy mushroom and brussel sprout gnocchi”

Brinjal Parmagiana

Brinjal Parmagiana? Sign me up please!! I don’t know about you but I just love a good vegetarian main dish, and this one is a definite crowd pleaser. So this just came to mind, this is in fact my last week sharing my favourite Italian dishes with you. There just isn’t enough time to whipContinue reading “Brinjal Parmagiana”

Carbonara Pasta Cake

Pasta dishes gone wild!!! How beautiful does this carbonara cake look? A sure showstopper if you ask me. My family enjoyed this dish so much that I’m already getting subtle hints to make it again πŸ˜€. This is the last week for my #Italianwithatwist theme, I’ve been having so much fun experimenting and styling foodieContinue reading “Carbonara Pasta Cake”

Creamy Garlic Tuscan Chicken

This dish has the most incredible creamy garlic sauce, a burst of flavour coming through from the sundried tomatoes. This dish is restuarant Quality 🍽. Here’s how you can make it, Ingredients 500g boneless skinless chicken breasts. 2 Tablespoons olive oil 1 cup fresh cream Β½ cup chicken broth/stock 2 cloves garlic, crushed 1 teaspoonContinue reading “Creamy Garlic Tuscan Chicken”

Apricot & Almond Biscotti

Stop whatever you’re doing and get out all the ingredients below and make these decadent morsels. I am so not being dramatic guys, this biscotti recipe is so, so good! I’m a huge biscotti fan and never in my life did I think I’d ever make them from scratch, but I did! And they’re soContinue reading “Apricot & Almond Biscotti”

Tiramisu Ice cream

Going along with my theme for the month of October, Italian with a twist. I had to make tiramisu, but with a tocka twist of course. Here’s how you can whip up this absolutely decadent dessert. Ingredients 10 Ladyfingers/Boudoir biscuits 2 cups strongly brewed coffee 2 1/2 cups fresh cream 1/2 can sweetened condensed milkContinue reading “Tiramisu Ice cream”

3 cheeses stuffed pizza balls + camembert fondue

Ingredients 1 tablespoon unsalted butter 1 cup of cheddar cheese, grated 1 cup of mozzarella cheese, grated Pizza dough (I doubled my pizza dough recipe) ΒΌ cup olive oil 2 teaspoons of basil pesto for garnish 1 wheel camembert Add ons: 1/2 cup crispy fried bacon Mushrooms, sauteed, for serving broccoli florets, steamed Method 1.Continue reading “3 cheeses stuffed pizza balls + camembert fondue”