pine nuts

  • Potato Vegetables

    Spinach, Sweet Potato & Fetta Salad

    I used to make a pasta dish using these three ingredients, Spinach, Sweet Potato & Fetta. Many years ago, I had the pasta dish at a small cafe in Melbourne CBD. I fell in love with it, and I started making it. These days, I often leave out the pasta and make just the salad. …

  • Baked & Fried Sweets

    Polenta (Cornmeal) Cookies

    These Italian ‘Zaletti’ inspired cookies are ‘love them or hate them’ cookies. As the main ingredient is Polenta (Cornmeal), the cookie’s texture is grainy. If you don’t enjoy the texture of cornbread, you might not enjoy them. But I love them!!! Makes 24 cookies Ingredients 125g Butter *softened1/2 cup Caster Sugar1 Egg1 cup Polenta (Cornmeal)3/4 …

  • Spaghetti & Pasta

    Sesame Seeds & Pine Nuts Sauce Spaghetti

    This is a very creamy pasta sauce. First I made it with Tahini, but I didn’t like the flavour. Tahini is ground RAW Sesame Seeds, and I like ground TOASTED Sesame Seeds, that is called ‘Nerigoma’ in Japanese. As such a special ingredient is not available where I live, I simply toasted Sesame Seeds and …