Category Archive: Italian cooking

Gnocchi with Tomato and Basil

There is something so comforting about gnocchi, I am not sure if it is the sense of accomplishment for trying to make them rather than buy them, or whether it is the comfort… Continue reading

Fettucine Alfredo and teaching an old dog new tricks!

Thinking of all the bastardized versions of Fettuccine Alfredo that I have seen on the Internet and horror upon horror all the bad ones I have served my poor (un-informed) family, I have… Continue reading

Mediterranean -Pasta-in-Minutes!

You can literally make this Mediterranean Pasta in Minutes – the amount of minutes it takes to boil the pasta! Yes, that is how quick and easy it is! If you can slice… Continue reading

Leg of Lamb is just perfect to make this Delicious Ragu…

Leg of Lamb Leftovers…? I hear you ask! What you do mean: “Do you have any Leg of Lamb leftovers?” “Definitely not!Not after we’ve had the lunch and made the Sunday Night sandwiches… Continue reading

Spaghetti Carbonara on Grilled Portabello Mushrooms

Spaghetti Carbonara must be one of he most popular of all Italian pasta dishes. It can be made with other pastas like fettuccine or rigatoni, but traditionally it is always made with spaghetti.… Continue reading

Easy Cooking for Effortless entertaining Part 2

It is Christmas Holidays and it is definitely crazy season too!!! I see more and more people in the shopping malls, frantically planning and buying to make this Christmas season more special than… Continue reading