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Month: March 2015

Ricotta and Silverbeet Cannelloni with Basil Tomato Passata and Bechamel Sauce

Ricotta and Silverbeet Cannelloni with Basil Tomato Passata and Bechamel Sauce

Pasta doesn’t make you fat. How much pasta you eat makes you fat – Giada De Laurentiis This is the best cannelloni I have ever made. It’s saucy, full of flavour and delicious. The creamy, smooth ricotta stuffed in cannelloni tubes, smothered in a rich […]

Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

“Vegetables are a must on a diet. I suggest carrot cake, zucchini bread and pumpkin pie.” -Jim Davis   I have made many of these and it’s a family favourite. My sister requested if I could make this for her husband’s (my brother-in-law) birthday cake….he […]

Roast Cauliflower and Chickpea Salad

Roast Cauliflower and Chickpea Salad

It’s ‪#‎meatfreeweek‬ ! Here’s one of my favourite salads. With a delicious mustard dressing, this roast salad is best served when still warm from the oven (but still yum the next day!). Recipe from: Gwyneth Paltrow cookbook ‘It’s All Good’. Ingredients: 1 x 400 tin […]

Turkish Lamb Meatballs

Turkish Lamb Meatballs

Lamb meatballs – oh so yummy. Gorgeous mix of dried spices really complement the lamb, definitely give these a go! And might I add these are toddler approved! You could make these as burger patties or as a pasta dish with a tomato base sauce. These […]