Strawberry semolina strudel

When it comes to desserts, my sister triumphs with her delightful and varied strudels. The pastry is full buttered yet light whilst maintaining a crispy layer on top. As it bakes in the oven, it emits an aroma so enticing that waiting becomes unbearable. Ingredients: 250 g strawberries, sliced 2 egg yolks 300 g cottage cheese 2 1/2 + 1 tablespoon semolina 100 g icing … Continue reading Strawberry semolina strudel

Stuffed capsicum with sweet tomato sauce

This Hungarian dish is my childhood favourite. With small capsicums we used to create golf ball sized meatballs from left over mince which were then dipped into sweet tomato sauce. My grandma then boiled some plain potatoin salt water which we mashed with our forks and combined with this tangy peppery treat. Ingredients: 8 sweet pepper (capsicum) 110 g dry rice 500 g minced beef … Continue reading Stuffed capsicum with sweet tomato sauce

Mum’s spaghetti bake

They say Italians are great with pasta but they have never tasted my mother’s spaghetti. She always prepares her pasta in the largest and deepest dish as she knows we just can’t stop eating. Sweet tomato and smoky oregano breaks through the layers, mixing the spaghetti and the mince perfectly. As you watch the cheese melting on top your stomach will growl louder than the … Continue reading Mum’s spaghetti bake