Tag Archives: Italian

Basil Pesto

I couldn’t let my lovely basil go to waste. This recipe is based on what I had in my herb pot, and makes 3/4 cup pesto. Half a cup before the cheese is added. 1 cup fresh basil leaves and … Continue reading

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Vegetarian Sweetcorn and Bacon Muffins

Makes six muffins of approx 600 kJ each. Really vegetarian.  The bacon flavouring is actually vegan. This recipe is low salt.  You may wish to add a little more. Ingredients 1 cup self raising flour 1/2 tsp baking soda 6 … Continue reading

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Blue Tarte Flambée

Known as flammekueche in Alsatian and flammkuchen in German, tarte flambée is incredibly simple. Typically made on a piece of thin, rolled-out bread dough, it has only three other main ingredients:  cheese,  onion, bacon. This not-pizza is traditionally made with fromage blanc.  But I … Continue reading

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Mushroom & Ham Risotto

This could be made with prawns, chicken or turkey instead of ham, or made vegetarian by leaving out the meat and using vegetable stock.  I had some nice ham on the bone on hand, or it would probably have been … Continue reading

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Outback Parmesan Bacon & Mushroom Fettuccine

Quick and easy fettuccine with a hint of outback lemon myrtle.  Add the lemon myrtle at the end, so it does not lose its flavour. Fettuccine for four serves 1/2 cup chopped bacon (I use bacon pieces – already chopped) 1 … Continue reading

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Outback Linguine and Meatballs

A standard Italian dish with a subtly delicious outback twist.   Lemon myrtle. The sauce is prepared in a slow cooker. Sauce 1 can chopped tomatoes 2 Tbsp tomato paste 1 onion, chopped 1/2 capsicum, chopped 1 pod of chicken or … Continue reading

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Ciabatta

Woolworth’s sell the most delicious sourdough bread, and ciabatta rolls.  Both breads are very similar; light and slightly chewy with a nice crust and enormous air bubbles in the texture.  They are great with soup, and toast really well.  But … Continue reading

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