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ravioli alla carbonara

Ravioli alla Carbonara

How To Make Authentic Ravioli Carbonara  Ravioli Carbonara, are not traditional but believe it or not, they might just be the most beautiful dish I’ve ever created – and it was the result of an experiment! Growing up, my Nonna Igea often made ravioli using her traditional egg pasta dough, and I am still amazed …

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cannoli recipe

Sicilian Cannoli

How To Make Cannoli Like A Sicilian Pastry Chef Few desserts are as satisfying as a good cannolo, and no one understands how to make this iconic dessert better than the Sicilians. When I visited my friends at Brunetti Classico in Melbourne, (Australia) their skilled pastry chef shared the secrets to making authentic Sicilian cannoli. …

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How to Make Tiramisu Cake

Tiramisù Cake

How to Make Tiramisù Cake Like a Pastry Chef Tiramisù is a classic Italian dessert with layers of espresso-soaked ladyfingers, mascarpone cream, eggs, and sugar. The dessert originates from Treviso in the mid-19th century, where the original Venetian word Tarmesu translates to “lift me up” (a play on the hit of caffeine from the sweet). …

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How to Make Eggplant Parmigiana

Eggplant Parmigiana Recipe

How to Make Eggplant Parmigiana Better Than My Italian Mum Eggplant Parmigiana (Parmigiana di Melanzane in Italian) is undoubtedly one of my all-time favourite dishes. It’s a classic dish that comes from the Campania region of Southern Italy and dates to the 1700s when eggplant became a staple ingredient in Italian culture. My Mum is …

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Slice of Limoncello Tiramisu resting on a glass plate

Limoncello Tiramisu

How To Make Creamy Limoncello Tiramisu Like an Italian My Limoncello tiramisu is a delightful deviation from tradition – a tantalizing journey swapping rich, robust notes of coffee for the sunny zest of Limoncello. Yes, you heard that right; Brace yourself for an enchanting twist on the iconic Italian treat. Limoncello Tiramisu isn’t just a …

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sicilian pasta alla norma

Sicilian Pasta alla Norma

Sicilian Pasta Alla Norma Sicilian Pasta alla Norma is made up of crispy fried eggplant smothered in rich tomato sauce and topped with salty, grated cheese. Originating in Sicily, where eggplants grow in abundance, this vegetarian dish is comfort food at its finest. Additionally, its unique blend of flavors captures the essence of Sicilian cuisine, …

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Ossobuco recipe

Ossobuco recipe

How to Make Ossobuco Like an Italian Ossobuco alla Milanese is a Milan-style dish of veal shanks braised in a tomato and white wine sauce. The slow-cooked ossobuco becomes so tender and juicy that it falls right off the bone, and the bone marrow creates an additional explosion of happiness (and nutrients) with every bite. …

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How to make Spaghetti alla Natalina

Spaghetti alla Natalina

Spaghetti alla Natalina: The Crazy Delicious Italian Pasta Your Taste Buds Will Love Spaghetti alla Natalina, is an incredible, classic Neapolitan pasta dish. It is packed with delicious flavors and uses ingredients most of us have sitting in our pantry at home. The real star of this dish comes from a surprising source: Anchovies. If …

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Amaretti cookies

Italian Almond Cookies

HOW TO MAKE ITALIAN ALMOND COOKIES Almond cookies are traditional to the Southern region of Sicily and they are often decorated beautifully and served on platters for special occasions. This particular recipe is rich with history, dating back more than 80 years and was brought to Australia by Italian immigrant and renowned pastry-chef, Giorgio – …

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Puttanesca recipe

Pasta alla Puttanesca

How To Make the Most Yummy Pasta Alla Puttanesca To make Pasta alla Puttanesca, no grocery trip is required, as it doesn’t involve a long list of ingredients or complicated instructions. A quick, easy, and budget-friendly pasta dinner delicious enough to charm everyone around the table. Hailing from Naples, Italy, this traditional Pasta Alla Puttanesca …

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