All posts tagged: Tomatoes

Spaghetti Bolognese

Spaghetti Bolognese is quite easily another favourite with the family. The trick to make this into a quick fix meal is to prep up the meat sauce ahead of time. I usually make a large batch and freeze this for a week or so. This way the assembly of  the sauce and the boiled spag is another “Meal in less than 30 minutes”. The meat sauce has really simple ingredients and while you may choose using ground pork or beef, I’ve used some minced goat meat. This hearty  sauce is made with fresh tomatoes, onions, lots of garlic, carrots and oregano.I like to keep the Bolognese fairly thick so that it coats the spaghetti well. You may use the same sauce with any other variety Pastas or even a Lasagne.While some recipes call for use of some red wine.I’ve skipped this and instead added some balsamic vinegar and brown sugar to make the sauce a tad bit tart and it enhance the colour too. Well, go ahead and combine your love for pasta and a …

Cherry Tomato & Oregano Foccacia

  “Good bread is the most fundamentally satisfying of all foods; and good bread with fresh butter, the greatest of feasts.” – James Beard This wonderful Cherry Tomato Focaccia was a  bake from the wonderful book that I received when I bought my Kitchenaid Artisan Standup Mixer in Dubai many years ago. I have been baking bread for several years now and now teach bread making, which is amongst one of the popular classes. The Kitchen Aid recipe book has an assortment of various recipes,ranging from  sauces, pasta dough recipes, breads of all kinds,pastries and pies and lots more. This Focaccia is an easy recipe to follow recipe and does not require much skill at all.I’ve used cherry tomatoes and some Oregano and flavoured it with Olive oil and sea salt.Nothing beats the taste and smell of warm and fresh bread out of the oven. So worth the effort! Some Tips While Baking This Focaccia: You may like to use a mixture of whole wheat and all purpose flour in equal proportions and make this …