Banana Bread with Walnuts

Whenever I have 3 overripe bananas I make this quick and easy loaf that is so popular with the family. Hubby will actually hint during breakfast, “I see 3 overripe bananas in the fruit bowl, Mumma!”.  I mostly respond with “well you better eat them before they go completely off!”  We laugh it off knowing that I’ll…

Zucchini Slice with Tomato

Zucchini Slice with Tomato

This zucchini recipe is one I’ve adapted from Stephanie Alexander’s cookbook – The Cook’s Companion.  It’s actually by a friend of Stephanie’s, Anna-Maria Bruno who was one of the first generation of Italian migrants (1950’s) to have contributed to Italian food and cooking in Australia. I love this recipe (as does the hubby and child)…

Spaghetti Fritti (Fried Spaghetti)

This recipe is my mum’s and she cooked it often when we were growing up.  ‘Spaghetti Fritti’ means fried spaghetti and with the inclusion of eggs, it resembles a large frittata. Essentially, it is another way to dish up pasta – in cake size pieces – a novelty for all, especially the kids! Mum’s recipe…

Amaretti (gluten-free)

Amaretti (Gluten-Free)

Amaretti are Italian biscotti – biscuits! They are chewy on the inside and crunchy on the outside. Traditionally, these beauties are great to have with coffee, but I have to say that I love them anyway – cup of tea, coffee, on there own! I love eating full stop! There are so many ways to…