a tasty mixture of creations from my cucina & inspiration for my creations

Tag: Italian

The Breakfast Panini

breakfast panini

HAPPY NEW YEAR! Hope everyone had a fun night celebrating – did anyone try out my appetizers for hosting a New Year’s party? Whether you stayed in or went out, if you celebrated a little too much, then I have the perfect hangover cure for you: The Breakfast Panini! When I made this for my sister she said it was one of her favourite things to have come from my blog thus far. SO I knew I had to share the recipe with you. It uses a combination of Italian flavours with breakfast classics and is the perfect way to step up your brunch game. Ready to start 2017 off with a bangin’ breakfast? Learn how to make it below!

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One Pot Pasta

one pot pasta recipe

I recently saw a quote that said ‘cook like you don’t have to clean’ which describes my style in the kitchen perfectly. I don’t know why but I always end up using what seems like every pot, pan, plate, spoon, fork, spatula and whatever else I can get my hands on! I’m sure my sister can attest to this too, we live together and since she gets to be my taste tester – her end of the deal is dishes. (Hey at least she gets the benefit of good food!!).

I knew when I discovered this one pot pasta recipe – she would be a huge fan (only one dish to clean and sooooo delicious!). So if you aren’t a fan of dish duty this Chicken Basil Rigatoni recipe is for you!

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How to make the perfect tomato sauce?

how to make tomato sauce

Italian food has always been a huge part of my life and not because I’m Italian! I’ve had Italian friends in my life since I was young and was always in love with the cuisine whenever I joined friends for a family dinner. It is definitely the cuisine that set off my passion for cooking. Nailing the perfect pasta dish, which is nothing without the perfect tomato sauce, was a life long goal. I am proud to say I have finally mastered the perfect tomato sauce! Which, lucky for me (and you) goes with much more than just pasta. The best part is that it only uses 5 SIMPLE INGREDIENTS. Check it out below!

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