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Roasted Squash Mac ‘n’ Cheese


  I’m a real cheese-a-holic, but oddly never really got why Macaroni Cheese is so popular, but then I tried this; Fresh pasta smothered in an oozy, melty, cheesy sauce, swirled with nutty squash, sweet onions and topped with a crunchy, herby crumb. I was inspired to cook this when […]


Melanzane alla Parmigiana


 This has got to be my all time favourite dish. It’s a labour of love and worth every minute you put into it. INGREDIENTS:4 large or 6 small aubergines, sliced in to cm thick rounds3 tins of best quality plum tomatoes, chopped or broken in your hands2 large onions, diced3 […]




  WHY MASTERCHEF? As I stood outside the MasterChef kitchen, waiting to go in and cook for John and Gregg for first time, this was the question I asked myself, knowing it was too late to change my mind……. For a long time, more than the seven years that I […]


Parmigiana in Praiano


 Travelling along the Amalfi Coast from Sorrento on a beautiful, sunny day in May, my husband Steve and I came across a jewel of a place. A little cove, hidden from the road in the Village of Praiano. We found Praiano quite by chance whilst touring the coast on a […]