Monthly Archives: June 2010

Italian Meatballs (Polpette)

No one really knows where they orginated from or how it came it be as mince meat, an essential ingredient, wasn’t possible until the invention of the mincer! Although meatballs are found all over the world, the Italian meatball is definitely the most famous of them all. Polpette, as they are known in Italy, are served as a main dish. Traditionally, they were eaten alone. The famous “Spagetti and Meatballs” dish was an American invention as the Americans liked to have meat in their meals (typical!).

The recipe for meatballs below can be eaten alone or served with pasta – It really doesn’t matter because they taste fanstastic anyway!
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Chocolate Croissants (Pain au chocolat)

Something I’ve found absolutely mind-bottling is the French croissant. How can such a pastry be so delicious?!? How did they get the 203958304986729538672824756125376494587 layers of pastry in? How can they only have ONE for breakfast? Why aren’t French people obese when their food is so addictively marvelous? Why does the word croissant (kwa-son) make my mouth water and my stomach rumble?
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Food Fest #1

So, you’re probaly wondering what on earth this “Food Fest” blog is. Well, I’ve decided that doing 1 recipe blogs are quite repetetive, not to mention boring. My Food Fest blog is a multiple course meal for special occasions when I have a bit of time to do a little extra. This is my first Food Fest. Please leave your verdict on it and enjoy! 😛 Continue reading

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