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Italian Strawberry Muffins Recipe

These easy homemade Italian Strawberry Muffins are super moist and filled with fresh strawberries, and can be made in minutes with your KitchenAid. They’re like ME-TIME in a patty pan. Just add a hot mug of coffee or tea. 😉

Strawberry Muffins Recipe - These easy homemade muffins are filled with fresh strawberries, super moist on the inside and can be made in minutes with your KitchenAid. | wandercooks.com

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Sometimes the smallest things can set off a bout of homesickness. Thankfully though, sometimes the simplest things can cure it. These super easy Strawberry Muffins were our 30 minute cure during a rather strong bout of homesickness while we were overseas, so we thought we’d share their delicious goodness in case you need a sweet little pick-me-up too.

Wandering through the middle of South East Asia was a heck of an adventure.

We were so lucky to see, try and taste so many zany new foods, but the longer we travelled, the more we started to miss…

Familiar things…

Comforting things…

Flavours that reminded us of home when it all got a bit too hard.

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Pasta all Amatriciana Recipe

This rustic Italian recipe for Pasta all Amatriciana is perfect for a weeknight meal. Quick and easy to make, Pasta all Amatriciana has a gorgeously rich tomato sauce, smoky pancetta, a hint of chilli and freshly grated pecorino romano cheese weaved through Garofalo pasta.

Pasta all Amatriciana Spaghetti Recipe - A quick and simple Italian recipe, with bold flavours of pancetta, passata and onion with a hint of chilli. | wandercooks.com

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This recipe is a celebration of all things Italian cuisine.

Hailing from the mountainous town of Amatrice in the 1600s, this rustic Italian shepherd’s recipe uses ingredients that were readily available to shepherds to keep them warm through bitter winters.

They would use:

  • Guanciale or pancetta from their pigs,
  • Tomatoes and onions from the orchards,
  • Pecorino cheese made from sheep’s milk,
  • And fresh pasta made by their wives.

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Italian Fried Pizza (Pizza Fritta Napoletana)

Fresh homemade Italian Fried Pizza, ready from scratch in 10 minutes? Topped with garlicky tomato sauce, chunks of mozzarella and fresh basil leaves? Oh yeah. Homemade pizza doesn’t get better than this!

Italian Fried Pizza (Pizza Fritta Napoletana) - These' puffs of doughy goodness are just screaming to be made - in under 10 minutes! Top with tomato sauce, bocconcini and basil and it's ready to eat! | wandercooks.com

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Alright, hands up who loves homemade pizza?!

🙌🏻🙌🏻🙌🏻

Oh boy, have we got a treat for you.

Not only is this homemade Italian Fried Pizza recipe super delicious and super cute, it’s also super easy to make – in less than 10 minutes.

Yep. You read that right.

Forget the oven, no need to wait for it to pre-heat. All you need is one little frying pan and you are SET.

As they say, with great power comes great responsibility.

So, guys – are you ready for this??

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Italian Butter Cookies (Lingue di Gatto)

Crispy crunchy, super thin and delicately sweet: We dare you to stop at just one of these Italian Butter Cookies.  Only four ingredients and a super easy recipe stand between you and these tasty little morsels, which go amazingly with coffee or tea, smothered in chocolate, or dished up with ice cream. Ooooh yeah.

Italian Butter Cookies (Lingue Di Gatto) - Thin and crispy, these moreish biscuits are perfect with a cup of tea or mid-morning snack. | wandercooks

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These little Italian biscuits are the bomb. With a name that translates to tongue of the cat (or even cat languages, if you trusted google translate 😛 ) how could you resist?

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4 Ingredient Cacio e Pepe Spaghetti

What could be faster than mac and cheese? Your very own Cacio e Pepe, of course. Literally consisting of pasta, pecorino romano cheese and cracked black pepper, it’s the sophisticated take on mac and cheese for adults that you’ve been waiting for.

4 Ingredient Cacio e Pepe Spaghetti - Like mac & cheese for adults, this is the cheesy pepper pasta you need for a quick, elegant mid-week dinner. So. Good. Vegetarian. | wandercooks.com

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So this week we tried an Italian recipe that is going to BLOW your cheese-loving minds.

(Assuming you are as massive lovers of cheese as we are. You ARE, aren’t you??)

Now, this recipe comes to you by way of our good friend Stefan. We first caught up in Venice at our friend Beppe’s apartment (and you might remember both of them from this little recipe-fail known as How NOT To Make all’Amatriciana).

Yep.

As it turns out, Cacio e Pepe has sorta/kinda a few similar techniques to all’Amatriciana, but this time there was no Beppe around to throw his chaotic little spanners in the works! 😛 😛 😛

So what little knacks do you need to know to get it juuuust riiiight?

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