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    Panini Con Polpette (Meatball Sandwich with Chipotle Mayo)

    Juicy meatballs, simmered in a red sauce, are laid on fluffy french bread rolls with melted cheese and chipotle mayo

    A basic red sauce is so versatile. Just tweaking aromatics and spices can turn it into a sauce from almost any culture. And it’s not only a culinary chameleon, it’s also freezer friendly!

    So when I had a tub of red sauce defrosting in my fridge, I just knew that I had to do something different with it – I had already made lasagne and spaghetti bolognese, so what about meatballs?

    Given that we had been eating a lot of pasta, I knew that I didn’t want to have meatballs over more pasta. So, inspired by the smells coming from the local bakery, we decided that meatball subs were in order!

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    What I ate: Crab Salad Roll

    You know that time of the week where you have spare cooked crab meat in your fridge? No? You don’t? You ate it all? Well I usually do too, but I was convinced for…

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    What I ate: Fish en papillote

    I’ve been interning at some food jobs lately – chase that dream! – and I’ve been taking home HEAPS of leftovers. Some of these leftovers are in the form of raw ingredients, and you…

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    What I ate: Berry and yoghurt parfait

    The lazy, rainy weekend is over, and Monday morning rolls around. I begrudgingly get out of bed and make all the appropriate noises and mumbles about wanting to get back in. Then my tummy…

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    What I ate: Shredded lamb pasta

    So I had a satisfying roasted lamb over the weekend, but seeing as how I roasted a whole 2+kg lamb shoulder, I was bound to have leftovers. Well, waste not want not, and I…