Category Archives: Italian

To-Die-For Four Cheese Sauce For My Ravioli

The last week or so was a very sick and tiring one. Literally. I was sick throughout most days and hence very, very tired. It all started over the weekend and I almost had to forego my long-awaited circus show … Read more

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Nespresso Tiramisu

Tiramisu is an Italian dessert that uses a combination of whipped cream, custard, marscapone as well as coffee-dipped lady finger biscuits and cocoa powder. Interestingly, the word actual translates to ‘Pick me up‘ or ‘Cheer me up’ in Italian, something … Read more

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Tangy Tagliatelle With Asparagus & Orange Sauce

The boy and I recently invented a new game, which is to run and hide under the blanket in the room when daddy comes home from work. He will look at me with a very complex expression when he hears … Read more

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Crispy Gnocchi With Pesto & Mushrooms

So last week was a week of making ingredients from scratch. I had a batch of Italian gnocchis kneaded using potatoes and flour and eggs. This week is the week to put them to good use. I must say, they … Read more

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Handmade Italian Gnocchis For Starters

I’ve watched a couple of Italian cookshows and seen many times how those famous chefs could easily manipulate a chunk of dough to work them into small pieces of gnocchi with their very agile fingers. They cut out the gnocchi … Read more

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