Category Archives: Italian

Going Round In Circles With This Salami And Onion Focaccia

This is my fifth Focaccia since the very first attempt in May. So far, I’ve experimented with a variety of toppings – luncheon meat (they call it SPAM here), herbs, cheese etc.

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Aglio Olio Pasta Senza Aglio (Garlic Oil Pasta Without Garlic Please!)

Aglio Olio Pasta is a traditional Italian dish, with spaghetti sautéd simply with garlic and olive oil (hence ‘aglio‘ for garlic and ‘olio‘ for olive oil). It is sometimes spiced up with other condiments as well, such as chilli flakes … Read more

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Focaccia Via Amazing Yeast

I’ve been reminding myself since I have arrived in the UK: there’s such a huge oven here in the apartment, how can I do it such injustice?

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Three Cheese Walnut Linguine – An Almost Edible Christmas Wreath

Bought a lot of cheeses this week; went a little cheese-crazy. There are just so many of them on the shelves – and most of them are cheaper than what I can get back in Singapore! Yummy!

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My 20 Minutes Meal Of Microwavable Tomato Pasta with Mozzarella

I have recently picked up on the 5.30pm Channel 4 show in Durham – ‘Jamie Oliver’s 30-minute meals‘ and am hereby mimicking some of his cooking ethos: Always praise your cooking techniques and recipes. Use cheater techniques to hasten the … Read more

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