Archive | September, 2009
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Linguine al Pollo e Pesto – Linguine with Chicken & Pesto

Apology Sadly, a blog-goblin attacked Letterdash and resulted in 6 months of my blog photos being deleted from my blog.  Despite all attempts by the ‘technical guru’s’ my pics were never found. Unfortunately, my laptop, with many of my pics was also stolen from my home. I shall be re-posting these delicious recipes one by […]

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Zucchini con Funghi – Baby Marrows with Mushrooms

This dish sits perfectly on a plate next to the Fagiolini al Pomdoro.  Equally as juicy if not quite as colourful.  Again, this is a quick and easy veg dish that does not require hours and hours of toil in the kitchen at the end of a long day.  I served these two veggies with […]

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Fagiolini Verdi al Pomodoro – Green Beans in Tomato

Green beans in tomato sauce always goes down well – my husband loves the leftover beans on rolls for lunch !!  It’s a quick and easy recipe that delivers great taste and virbrant colour on the plate.    INGREDIENTS green beans washed and chopped two tins of peeled tomatoes – place these in a bowl and […]

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Asian Style Eisbein with Bok Choy Noodles – Alternative

I forgot to mention yesterday – that a really nice alternative to using Eisbein in this recipe – is the Boston Butt.  I have used this at Christmas Time as an alternative to the traditional Glazed Ham.  No bones in this piece of meat which makes carving a walk in the park.  Its fantastic in […]

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Asian Style Eisbein with Bok Choy Noodles

I could not resist posting this pic.  It’s my “Jackson Pollock” of ingredients for this recipe.  Although our household is Italian we love Asian Food as well.  I have adapted this rather traditional dish to a chinese version.  The list of ingredients is a bit long – but once you have bunged the whole lot […]

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PUSSY- CATS HEAVEN !!

What a show!!!!  The stage set and lighting is absolutely magical!!  I am going to run out of adjectives with this one.  I am a feline fan and the way in which Andrew LLoyd Webber has interpreted the writing of T.S Eliot’s Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats – onto the stage and into our […]

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Ciao For Now

Wishing you all a fabulous weekend.  Hubby and I are waiting for our flight to Johannesburg – we are off to see “Cats” tomorrow night!!  I am so excited … could hardly sleep last night.  I have been waiting for this moment for 20 years …. seeeee-re-us!!!!! Will tell you all about it on Sunday. […]

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ANTIPASTO – Crostini di Fegatini di Pollo Peri-Peri (Chicken Livers Peri-Peri)

    Another firm favourite of the Tripepi boys is – Chicken Livers Peri Peri on Crostini.  Another quick and easy recipe that delivers hugely on flavour  I shall be telling you all about The Shed – a farm up in the midlands near Dargle.  They deliver once a month here in Durban – incredible […]

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Antipasto – Peperoni

A traditional Italian meal is comprised of four courses.  Antipasto – Pasta – Meat – Dessert.  One needs to starve onself for a good day in order to get through this marathon of courses.  Antipasti are akin to Spanish Tapas – an array of small dishes of colourful vegeatables and meats and cheeses.  Peperoni – is […]

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Spaghetti Meata Balls!!!!

Ever since i was a little girl – the vision of those two adorable pooches “Lady & Tramp” sitting at a wine barrel table sharing a plate of candle lit Spaghetti & Meatballs ……. rendered me a complete and utter romantic!  Who did not hold their breath as the happy couple nibbled their way together ON […]

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