Italian Sweet Polenta Muffins

January 28th, 2013

These muffins are soft and sweet with a great texture. They keep well and can be made in as many variations as you can think up.

Hearty Porcini Vegetable Stew with Soft Polenta

October 7th, 2012

This rich stew is easy to make and goes equally well with some crusty bread as it does with polenta.

Otto Ristorante – Cowper Wharf, Woolloomooloo

September 28th, 2012

Now that Becasse is closed this is my go to fancy restaurant, it has great service, beautiful views and deliciously simple italian cuisine.

Semolina Gnocchi with Roast Tomato and Mushroom

November 19th, 2010

This traditional roman gnocchi is is deliciously crunchy and colourful and much easier to make than the potato version.

Olive tapenade

November 5th, 2010

Olive tapenade can be made in a few moments and is incredibly addictive.

Three Hour Polenta Bread

August 13th, 2010

This a delicious chewy bread, excellent with soup or fresh out of the oven.

Mushroom, Spanish Onion and Olive Pizza

July 22nd, 2010

You don’t need cheese on this classic pizza.

Pizza Dough

July 19th, 2010

This is a great thin and crispy pizza dough.

Pasta with Sun-dried Tomatoes, Lettuce and Peas

July 9th, 2010

This simple pasta is incredibly flavoursome and can be made in 20 minutes using a single pot.

Antipasto Plate

May 2nd, 2010

An antipasto plate is a quick easy way to feed a group of visitors, and look a little bit fancy.