Pasta Making Workshop Coffs Harbour

Pasta Making Workshop Coffs Harbour

Every year I watch Masterchef and promise myself I'm going to learn pasta making.  This year it seems like every one of the contestants has made pasta in one form or another. I felt like they were taunting me! I've tried to make pasta before and whilst it wasn't a disaster, I knew I needed Continue reading

Rice Cooker Macaroni Cheese – Lazy Cooking!

Rice Cooker Macaroni Cheese – Lazy Cooking!

So I know this Rice Cooker Macaroni Cheese recipe is being published just a week after my traditional Macaroni and Cheese recipe but I had to share. I felt guilty because this is such a simple "cheats" mac and cheese I shouldn't keep it to myself! As much as I love last weeks Macaroni and Continue reading

The PERFECT Macaroni and Cheese Recipe

The PERFECT Macaroni and Cheese Recipe

There seems to a huge difference between Macaroni and Cheese recipes. I have been served some amazing Mac and Cheese dishes in America and Australia, but I have eaten some pretty dodgy examples too. I recently had a meal at the Easy Street Diner in the Gold Coast and it started me thinking about all Continue reading

Leftover Picadillo Cannelloni (No Bake)

Leftover Picadillo Cannelloni (No Bake)

I opened the fridge the other day to discover there's a full container of frozen picadillo. I have not been eating a large amount of meats for the last few months now, plus a surfeit of this ground beef/potato dish to consume for days called for a need to "innovate" a bit. Bhing had a brilliant Continue reading

Pumpkin Gnocchi w Lemon Brown Butter

Pumpkin Gnocchi w Lemon Brown Butter

I made a vow this year that I would attempt to make gnocchi. It is September and I have finally accomplished this goal. Just between you and me it didn't look like it would happen.  I will admit I had a secret fear of these soft little pieces of pasta. The only reason I have finally faced my Continue reading

Marinated Feta & Garlic Prawn Fettuccini

Marinated Feta & Garlic Prawn Fettuccini

Woops… I have had a little mishap.  I accidentally deleted all the photo’s for the “how to” of this delicious meal.  Trouble is, the dish tasted so delicious I really had to share it with you anyway. It is a super quick dish to make which I thought was ideal for this time of year.  I know our Continue reading

Gorgonzola Tagliatelle

Gorgonzola Tagliatelle

Week 51 Creamy Can you hear me sobbing… the cookbook challenge is nearly over.  Week 51! When I saw that the topic was creamy I knew I wanted to do a creamy pasta dish. I immediately had visions of the luscious, creamy, blue cheese, Gorgonzola. I just needed a recipe to tie it all together Continue reading

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