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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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A warming winter Chinese Steaming Chicken & Fresh Noodle Pot

Chinese Steaming Chicken Noodle Pots

My goodness but 2013 had taken off with a huge bang. Our Project Management and Engineering baby, Titan Projects has been blessed with oodles of projects and contracts. TrickyRicky, Max and I have been operating at warp speed. This combined with my joining the gym and embarking on a pretty strict calorie restricted diet has […]

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Dinner Divas: Finals Challenge #1 … the Show Must Go On!

I spent so much time agonising over my decision to enter Dinner Divas.  Entering meant signing a contract that could mean that I would have to miss my dearest nephew Claudio’s wedding to the love of his life Jennifer.  Actually, electing to miss such a special ‘Tripepi family occasion’ did not come easily to me.  […]

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Crunchy Crumbed Chicken Breasts Oozing Melted Cheese, Mushrooms and Ham.

Oh Crumbs .. Cheese, Ham and Mushroom Stuffed, Crumbed Chicken Breasts.

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

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Pesche Affogate ... peaches poached in Italian Sparkling Wine, Lambrusco.

Lights, Camera, Action … Cooking up a Storm with I Love Cooking.

I don’t know why I bothered to go to bed really.  I hardly slept a wink, switching the television off and on several times in an effort to hypnotise myself into Lalla Land with some benign late night news.  I must have nodded off from sheer exhaustion at around 3.30 am and at 4.00am was […]

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Smokey Hot Chicken Stir-Fried with Chillies & Green Garlic Chives

Chicken Thighs Stir Fried with Red Chilli and Garlic Chives …Kylie Kwong’s Thighs!

Smokey hot chicken thighs stir fried with red chilli and garlic chives! I can’t resist this cheeky title. This is a sh*t hot recipe from one of my favourite Chinese chefs, Kylie Kwong. I have watched her on television a thousand times and identify with her very closely in many ways. She has grown up, […]

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A Tagine of Baby Chickens with Saffron, Green Olives and Preserved Lemons served with Couscous

Tino-the-claw-Tripepi has his ways. He is an impressive 14years old now and if he were to be kissed by a fairy tale princess he would *POEF *, turn into that grumpy old man, the late Walther Matthau. He is basically full of ‘kitty-kak’. I think that he has feline Alzheimer’s, for one moment he is […]

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Chinese Chicken and Stir Fried Vegetables

Chinese Chicken and Veg Stir Fry

  Shisa Nyama                             Ngiyabonga kakhulu guys for allowing me in for a brief moment Shisa Nyama is an imtimate meal … A time for men to talk .. It’s really special ..     So we went home after buying the most fantastic meat at […]

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Calamari & Chicken Pasta Sauce on Linguine

Calamari , Chicken Sauce and Fresh Rosa Tomato Pasta Sauce and A Frittata with the left overs.

Some days, my hubby shocks the living daylights out of me! Riccardo Tripepi is an Italian – he is an Italian, Italian. He loves ALL things Italian; supports Ferrari, Italian Food, Italian Fashion, Italian Architecture, Italian Art, flag, soccer, coffee, music, hunna… hunna… hunna …. Yakkedy yak! Catch my drift? Basically, he could be described […]

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Chicken and Prawn Spicy Paella ……..

Isn’t it just sods law that the moment that you have a holiday planned , suitcases packed, air tickets booked, hunna hunna hunna, a major spoke, the size of the frikken Empire State Building gets harpooned into your front tyre. You know the tyre that steers you gently through life – the one that takes […]

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