Chicken Parmesan pasta bake

I’ve been having one of those weeks. You know the one. The one where you know you should be working but the inspiration levels are lower than low and you would rather be watching reruns of [...]

Meatballs cooked in rich tomato sauce

“Another meatball recipe?” I hear you say. Yes. Another one. Look, I’ve never made a secret of the fact that I love a good meatball. I’m always trying new ways of cooking [...]

Roasted tomato & garlic linguini with Rocket (arugula)

As I look out our office window, I am treated with the most beautiful bright pink Bougainvillea against a bright blue sky. The sight always puts a smile on my face because I know that Spring is [...]

Meatball subs (Sandwiches) with spicy tomato relish

The first time I ever heard about a “Meatball Sub” was when I was about 14/15. I was watching one of my all-time favourite tv programs, FRIENDS and Joey bought a Meatball sub to eat [...]

Healthier Chicken Parmigiana

Throughout Winter, most people turn to a bowl of soup, stew or curry to get warm and toasty but at times I feel like it’s just a bit too heavy and I need something lighter, but no less [...]

Home-made Marinara Sauce

As you might recall from my Cheesy Meatballs post, I have an intense desire to be like a real Italian Mama one day. I want my children to adore me like Italian children adore their mothers and I [...]

Meatloaf

For as long as I can remember I’ve seen Meatloaf done on American TV. It always makes an appearance at the “family table” and they all apparently love it. I’ve always been [...]

Fusilli with Bacon & Chilli

I was so not in the mood to cook dinner last night. All I wanted to do was watch Oprah (yes, I watch Oprah…stop judging!) and do nothing. But I got off my lazy bum and threw together, what [...]