Tag Archives: italian

italian chicken and pasta bake

This month we are cooking like Paula Deen and the Deen Brothers at Cook Like a Star. I have been looking for good tomato-based baked pasta recipe. I am not…

aden’s fourth birthday party | a birthday party cooking guide

Our son turned 4 and we threw a small party at home for him so he could have his little friends over to play. For the last three parties we…

baked rigiatoni with chicken, sun-dried tomato and three cheeses

This is a meal that is made up of left-overs. This is also a simple and super-quick meal to make. I had half a chicken breast sitting in the fridge….

baked pasta curls with chicken, sun-dried tomatoes and broccoli

It has been a while since I made a baked pasta. I only need to make enough food for two tonight so I thought a baked pasta would be a…

pappardelle with creamy mushroom sauce

Do you like mushrooms? Mushrooms are one of my favourite things to eat. They are packed with flavour, and some mushrooms, like the Portobello mushrooms, taste so “meaty” that I…

home made pizzas and laksa pesto spaghetti – alce nero’s cook-off @ food playground

When a friend asked if I wanted to join her at the Alce Nero Food Bloggers’ event at food playground, I thought, why not? And promptly said yes. My thought was that…

baked pasta shells with minced beef, capsicum and carrot

Because I have been really busy recently, I have sort of neglected dinners and all and we had been eating whatever I could whip up pronto. When I am short…

pasta alla marlboro man

This pasta dish appeals to me on so many levels. It is so easy to cook. It is so rustic. It contains Rigiatoni. And I really like Rigiatoni. It is…

creamy chicken spaghetti casserole

Today I was really busy. I had a ton of work to complete and numerous errands to run. In my mind, I planned to make a baked pasta casserole, but…

penne chicken alfredo

My little girl has decided that 3.47 am is the new beginning for her day. She has been waking up at odd hours recently and today, it was 3.47 am….