All posts tagged: Italian

Perfect Panzanella

Not only is this classic Tuscan tomato-bread salad incredibly good-looking and super easy to whip up, it also visits all the important stops in flavour country – sweetness of tomatoes, salty-tangy of capers, creaminess of buffalo mozzarella, and pepperiness of basil. It’s all pulled together with the crunch of toasted sourdough and a classic […]

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Mushroom Risotto

Sunday dinners are a labour of love in my house – standing over the stove with a glass of wine is always a fitting way to end the weekend, during the colder months my usual go-to is a hearty risotto.

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Six Of My Favourite Cookbooks

Since moving out of home and becoming a proper adult almost ten years ago, I’ve amassed quite the collection of cookbooks in my Expedit shelves – some have been gifts from others, most have been gifts to myself, and all of them have been lovingly […]


Garlic and Lemon Risotto

I ate my fair share of risotto while in Italy recently, and while it’s a dish I make with confidence at home on a fairly regular basis, it’s safe to say that attempting it post-trip was somewhat intimidating. How to match the perfect texture and […]

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A Few Days In Venice 

Arriving in Venice was something of a shock to the system after the relaxed vibe and relative lack of crowds in Milan, but after finding our bearings in our tiny hotel about half way between the Grand Canal and St Mark’s Square, it became clear […]


Roman Holiday

Ciao from Italy! Paul and I arrived last Saturday from Sydney, and are spending three weeks in the north before heading to France and Belgium. Our first stop was Rome, which quickly became one of my favourite European cities (despite the inevitable hoards of tourists, […]

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