Over the years I have searched and searched for the best baked meatballs recipe. In fact I’ve tried frying, steaming and baking meatballs to uncover the secret to the finest baked meatballs in the UK. I’m happy to announce that the search is now over! Who better than a meatball shop, or more accurately THE Meatball Shop in the US who bake over 4,000 meatballs every day for it’s customers.
I don’t know if it’s the subtle hint of ground fennel seeds, or the suggestion of chilli that really sets this baked meatballs recipe apart, but set apart it should be!
I first came across this recipe on ChefKey, a social networking site for foodies. It was in the form of a video of The Meatball Company owners demonstrating this exact recipe on the Martha Stewart show. The actual video is at the foot of this post. Read the rest of this entry »
This is a very quick and easy basic tomato sauce recipe. It’s relatively inexpensive and can be used in numerous different ways. The basic tomato sauce recipe can be served on it’s own over a steaming bed of spaghetti to make a mega-quick, flavoursome meal. It can also be used as a base for a more complex sauce, or as a part of another recipe such as this awesome baked meatballs recipe or chicken Parmigiana.
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Vegetarian Ravioli Recipe
vegetarian ravioli recipe
This weekend has been a proper blow out as it was Mandy’s birthday! Chinese on Friday, after the pub – Domino’s pizza on Saturday, after the pub. Struggling to deal with my excess of beer, wine, whiskey and junk food I spent the morning on the sofa with number 1 son watching Supersize Me. All of this spurred me on to make a hearty, home cooked lunch. I’ve never made pasta before so what better recipe to master than a homely vegetarian Ravioli recipe ‘just like mamma used to make’. Alright, truth be told my mamma never made a vegetarian ravioli recipe but hey…
So, I’ve looked around at how to make pasta dough and the good news is that it’s really easy – so easy in fact that my 11 year old son used the dough afterwards to experiment with his own ravioli parcels! The bad news is that to complete the vegetarian ravioli recipe takes ages! Mainly because of the time it takes to form the vegetarian ravioli parcels. I have a feeling that over time this will become easier and much quicker. Read the rest of this entry »