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I love all things Mexican. Food. Clothes. Little native villages perched high up in the mountains. In my home, taco meat and refried beans are veritable staples.  Sadly, store bought taco seasoning is full of nasty stuff with an ingredients label that reads like a chemistry textbook. If you've been wondering how to replace those small packets of MSG-riddled spices with something real, you should give this recipe for homemade taco seasoning a try.

I love all things Mexican. Food. Clothes. Little native villages perched high up in the mountains. In my home, taco meat and refried beans are veritable staples. Sadly, store bought taco seasoning is full of nasty stuff with an ingredients label that reads like a chemistry textbook. If you've been wondering how to replace those small packets of MSG-riddled spices with something real, you should give this recipe for homemade taco seasoning a try.

I’ve been afraid of gnocchi for a long time. Before studying Italian, I was afraid to pronounce them. After studying Italian, I was afraid to ask for them by name, lest I got the gender wrong and requested a kilo of “gnocche” by mistake. (This would be even worse than the time I accidentally asked … Continue reading Gluten-Free Pumpkin Ricotta Gnocchi with Pancetta and Seared Radicchio

I’ve been afraid of gnocchi for a long time. Before studying Italian, I was afraid to pronounce them. After studying Italian, I was afraid to ask for them by name, lest I got the gender wrong and requested a kilo of “gnocche” by mistake. (This would be even worse than the time I accidentally asked … Continue reading Gluten-Free Pumpkin Ricotta Gnocchi with Pancetta and Seared Radicchio

I’ve been afraid of gnocchi for a long time. Before studying Italian, I was afraid to pronounce them. After studying Italian, I was afraid to ask for them by name, lest I got the gender wrong and requested a kilo of “gnocche” by mistake. (This would be even worse than the time I accidentally asked … Continue reading Gluten-Free Pumpkin Ricotta Gnocchi with Pancetta and Seared Radicchio

I’ve been afraid of gnocchi for a long time. Before studying Italian, I was afraid to pronounce them. After studying Italian, I was afraid to ask for them by name, lest I got the gender wrong and requested a kilo of “gnocche” by mistake. (This would be even worse than the time I accidentally asked … Continue reading Gluten-Free Pumpkin Ricotta Gnocchi with Pancetta and Seared Radicchio

Ravioli with goat cheese and spinach filling in parmesan cream sauce (how to make ravioli from scratch)

Ravioli with goat cheese and spinach filling in parmesan cream sauce (how to make ravioli from scratch)

GNOCCHI. Serves 6. 1½ cups (260g) plain flour 250g (8.8 oz.) ricotta 1 large egg yolk Place all the ingredients into the TC bowl. • Mix: 3 minutes • Speed: 3 Using a teaspoon roll the mixture into balls. Traditional gnocchi has ridges, so that the sauce sticks! To create the ridges, press each piece of dough against the tines of a fork.Bring a large saucepan of water to the boil. Add the gnocchi and cook for about 2 to 3 minutes or until they float. Remove with a slotted spoon. YUM!

GNOCCHI. Serves 6. 1½ cups (260g) plain flour 250g (8.8 oz.) ricotta 1 large egg yolk Place all the ingredients into the TC bowl. • Mix: 3 minutes • Speed: 3 Using a teaspoon roll the mixture into balls. Traditional gnocchi has ridges, so that the sauce sticks! To create the ridges, press each piece of dough against the tines of a fork.Bring a large saucepan of water to the boil. Add the gnocchi and cook for about 2 to 3 minutes or until they float. Remove with a slotted spoon. YUM!

Pastizzi. Yum, I have tried this recipe twice: AMAZING!!! My pastry fold/twist technique needs a lil work, but the flavour is bang on.

Pastizzi. Yum, I have tried this recipe twice: AMAZING!!! My pastry fold/twist technique needs a lil work, but the flavour is bang on.

Easy Paleo Cauliflower Rice recipe - perfect substitute if you can't eat rice (add your favorite spices and seasonings!)

Easy Paleo Cauliflower Rice recipe - perfect substitute if you can't eat rice (add your favorite spices and seasonings!)