Creamy Cappuccinno Heaven

Cappuccino Ice Cream Recipe and my Dinner Divas Appearance

  Cappuccino Ice Cream fit for Diva’s   Settling the Nerves Cappuccino Ice Cream : I wrote this post on 23 August, the evening of my elimination round in Dinner ...

Juicy Insalata di frutti di Mare .... a traditional Italian Seafood Salad.

Insalata di Frutti di Mare .. Italian Seafood Salad

So this is my last post before the Food and Wine Indaba 2012. I can’t wait to see everyone and connect and talk food and get all the latest Goss ...

Pan fried Dorado on a bed of Fennel & Leek Mascarpone Sauce.

Spicy Dorado on a bed of Fettuccine with a creamy Leek and Fennel Sauce.

                                Every now and then la cucina Tripepi gets a visit from the kitchen fairies.  ...

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Juicy Dorado Fillet on Fettucini with Fennel, Leek & Mascarpone.

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Chicken and Prawn Dim Sum

Prawn and Chicken Steamed Dim Sum – Steamed Dim Sum is such a favourite in la casa Tripepi as is all the food of Asia. Like Italian food, it’s well balanced and jam packed full of flavour, reflects the character of a continent and the foods that are readily available in its markets. Much like […]

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Well, Elena must have had a bowl of my pasta before she ran the Comrades yesterday! What a champ she is hey! She ran like the wind and came in first running her best time yet. I must admit that I am getting very excited for my trip to Cape Town and the Indaba. I […]

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Avocado Pannacotta with a Pineapple & Star Anise Compote

Avocado Pannacotta with a Pineapple & Star Anise Compote

Apart from TrickyRicky liberally sprinkling his Avocado with sugar in the mornings for breakfast, I really haven’t used this fruit in sweet dishes.  I loved this challenge and was ecstatic with the results.  I guess that a Panacotta is a bit predictable from an Italian household, but none the less I had a ball inventing […]

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Avocado Porcini & Lime Espresso

Avocado Porcini & Lime Espresso’s

I think that it’s fair to say that I am a bit of an Avo-holic! I include this buttery little fruit in my diet in some form or another at least four times a week. I spend most of my life on diet, paying for my Italian food sins. I gym every day and watch […]

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Rather decadent Chocolate Tart!

Decadent Chocolate Tart

  Where, oh where does time go!  This month has been action packed in la casa Tripepi.  TrickyRicky has undergone neck surgery, I had a wonderful weekend visit with my bestie Carol in Underberg, Max broke his wrist and Daniele returned from his holiday in Europe to surprise TrickyRicky for father’s day!  It seems that […]

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Prawn & Chicken Steamed Dim Sum

Steamed Chicken and Prawn Dim Sum

  Prawn and Chicken Steamed Dim Sum – Steamed Dim Sum is such a favourite in la casa Tripepi as is all the food of Asia.  Like Italian food, it’s well balanced and jam packed full of flavour, reflects the character of a continent and the foods that are readily available in its markets.  Much […]

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Lumaconi con Piselli e Pancetta

Pea & Pancetta Lumaconi Pasta

This is going to be a bit of a rush job!  But needs must and I have been promising this recipe to BigBigJoe for sooooo long!  The last time that we made this dish, I couldn’t hold the scavenging horde back and they polished the whole lot off in nano seconds.  If my memory serves […]

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Rotolini di Salmone

Italian Sushi …. Rotolini di Salmone.

My life has been blessed with two beautiful family weddings recently. Both of my sisters have daughters. Cuzzies Melisa and Nicci married within 3 weeks of each other. Oh the joy of it all still brings happy tears to my eyes. Of course, weddings mean Bridal Showers and this means ‘pretty food’. Being ‘la mamma’ […]

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My detoxing Super Juice.

Detoxing Super Juice

If you are lucky enough to have a weekday off it’s a great idea to start the day with a trip to your beauty spa/ salon for an energising body scrub.  The spa that I go to is a little tranquil oasis on the busy Berea and they offer a beautiful sage and lemongrass salt […]

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