Passatelli with Prawns

Our favourite Italian restaurant in Pyrmont is Libiamo. We’ve had amazing dinners there such as Wild Boar Pappardelle and Passatelli with Prawns. Passatelli is a pasta made with breadcrumbs, parmesan and egg. It is formed in a dough and pushed through a passatelli machine (we used a potato ricer). The result is noodles of pasta…

Fish Tacos

Another recipe from the Food Safari website. I was following the USA series and saw the recipe for fish tacos. It looks really yummy and healthy to boot so I thought I would give it a go. It was pretty simple. I omitted the chillies from the salsa as I didn’t have any. We did…

Kafta skewers

Kafta is my favourite lebanese sandwich filling. It’s what I always order in the kebab takeaway shops in Surry Hills. It is lamb mince shaped into a sausage shape that is grilled. After watching the Lebanese Food Safari episode on SBS and seeing kafta being made, I knew I had to try it for myself….

Seafood dinner

The best thing about living across the road from the fish market is being able to have seafood for dinner on the weekend, especially on those warm Sydney summer nights. We usually get sashimi, prawns and oysters. For special occassions we may get some balmain bugs or WA lobsters. Crack open a bottle of bubbly…

Caramelised onion tart

My love for quiche and tarts started from when I made a Quiche Lorraine in my high school home economics class. I’d never tasted anything like it compared to my native Filipino cuisine – I knew I was hooked. Since then I’ve made various types but my favourite would have to be a filling of…