Slow Cooked Beef in Red Wine

Winter has finally come to Sydney and its the perfect time for comfort food like stewed beef and mashed potatoes. Even the cheapest cuts of beef become meltingly tender when slow cooked in a rich sauce of the best red wine, vegetables and herbs. These simple ingredients and just a little preparation and some long, slow, cooking will give you the most delicious stew you … Continue reading Slow Cooked Beef in Red Wine

Walnut, Lime and Lemon Biscotti

Crisp biscotti are perfect to serve with your coffee. We have made these with new season Australian walnuts and limes and candied lemon peel which gives the biscuits a hint of citrus flavour. The crushed cardamom and a touch of cinnamon add fragrance to the biscotti too. They are so easy to make why not give them a try. Walnut, Lime and Lemon Biscotti Ingredients: … Continue reading Walnut, Lime and Lemon Biscotti

Giant Conchiglioni Pasta with Spinach and Ricotta

Giant Conchiglioni pasta shells stuffed with a tasty mixture of cheeses, spinach and cooked in tomato with a layer of bechamel sauce is an Italian favourite. With a little preparation ahead this is a dish that is easy to make as an entrée for that special meal or to eat on their own. Giant Conchiglioni Pasta with Spinach and Ricotta Ingredients: Pasta and Stuffing: 16 … Continue reading Giant Conchiglioni Pasta with Spinach and Ricotta

Nonna’s Pork Ribs in Rich Tomato Sauce

This is a classic Italian dish of pork ribs cooked in a rich tomato sauce. In Italy this popular recipe is Costine di maiale in umido. The ribs are cooked slowly in the sauce until they are so tender that the meat falls off the bone and the tasty tomato sauce is thick and delicious. This rustic dish is served with polenta or mashed potato but can also … Continue reading Nonna’s Pork Ribs in Rich Tomato Sauce