Giant Conchiglioni Pasta with Meat and Tomato

This incredibly simple dish is based on using pre-prepared meatballs that have been cooked in a rich tomato sauce. When ready to make this dish, simply use the sauce and meatballs you have previously lovingly prepared and stored in your the fridge or freezer and the rest is easy. Even the pasta can be cooked ahead. Just assemble and bake and let the flavours penetrate … Continue reading Giant Conchiglioni Pasta with Meat and Tomato

Italian Sausages in Tomato Sauce

Italian pork sausages taste wonderful when cooked in a good homemade tomato sauce and served over a bed pasta or even just on their own with mashed potato or polenta.  A salad, some crusty bread and pasta with sausages and tomato sauce make a perfect lunch. Italian Sausages in Tomato Sauce Ingredients: 6 good quality Italian pork sausages 2 tins chopped tomatoes 1 Tblsp extra … Continue reading Italian Sausages in Tomato Sauce

Eggs in Tomato Sauce or ‘al funghetto’

This is a traditional dish from the Friuli region in the north of Italy and is an easy meal that you can quickly prepare for lunch or a light dinner. I have used organic free-range eggs and some oven  roasted tomato sauce made from the sweet summer tomatoes harvested this summer. Eggs in Tomato Sauce or ‘al funghetto’ Ingredients 3 eggs, boiled and cooled then halved … Continue reading Eggs in Tomato Sauce or ‘al funghetto’

Eggplant and Lasagne

This recipe is a blending of the popular lasagne and the eggplant moussaka in layers with tomato and bechamel sauces. This recipe use the rich oven roasted tomato sauce that we posted earlier here  Eggplant and Lasagne Ingredients Pre cooked lasagne sheets 1 eggplant 1 1/2 cups oven baked tomato sauce 2 cups grated parmesan cheese 1 L milk 120 g butter 2/3 cup plain … Continue reading Eggplant and Lasagne

Easy Pizza Dough, Artichoke and Antipasto Pizza

This  recipe is very quick and easy and uses a 3 ingredient pizza dough and the Oven Roasted Tomato Sauce that was posted previously here. The topping for this recipe is an Artichoke and Antipasto style. You can try this or invent your own using your favourite ingredients. With the toppings prepared ahead of time this could be be the quickest pizza you will make. … Continue reading Easy Pizza Dough, Artichoke and Antipasto Pizza