Chicken Fettuccine Alfredo

We love pasta in our house and this dish is always a regular on our menu. Serve with garlic bread to really complete the meal.
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Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cooking Time: 20 minutes

Ingredients // Yield 4-5

  • 600g chicken breast
  • 500g fettuccine
  • 1 Tbsp oil
  • Lawry’s seasoning
  • 2 Tsp minced garlic
  • 1 Tbsp plain flour
  • 1 Tbsp butter
  • 1 cup chicken stock
  • 1 cup cream (thickened or pure)
  • 1/4 cup of white wine*
  • 1 cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 1 Tsp basil
  • 1 Tsp parsley (plus additional parsley to serve on top)
  • 1/4 Tsp onion powder
  • Pepper (for seasoning)

*Optional.
If you like more herbs, feel free to add them

Chicken Fettuccine Alfredo ingredients
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Aussie Cheesesteaks

This recipe is adapted from Grandma Judy’s famous Philly Cheesesteak recipe. She’ll tell you, and I agree, it’s all about the bread rolls you use… and the steak… and the Lawry’s… and the cheese… and the onion. But mostly the rolls. G Judy gets her sub rolls from a nice little Italian bakery in Philadelphia, while we have to suffer sub-par rolls from our corner store.

Trust me when we say it’s all about the rolls. We have seriously tried five different types and none of them compare to those we had in Philly. But it may also have something to do with G Judy’s amazing cooking!

Thanks to mumma Nat for eating with us and being patient as we took the photos for the blog. This recipe is quick, but so flavourful. If serving to kids or as a lunch, try cutting the bread rolls in half to make mini Aussie Cheesesteaks.

Prep time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 10 minutes

Ingredients // Yield 4-6
*We sometimes double this recipe if we have guests.

  •  1 package of Beef sizzle steak (available from Woolworth’s supermarkets).
  • 1 large onion
  • Lawry’s seasoning (or other steak seasoning).
  • 4-6 Bread rolls
  • 3 cheese slices

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Chocolate Spiders

This is a recipe adapted from Chang’s noodles and these treats are quick and easy to make. To see full-sized photos of this recipe (including some not shown on this post) click here.

Prep time: 5 minutes
Cooking time: 1hr in fridge

Ingredients // Yield 16 (varies depending on how big you make the spoonfuls)

  • 100g Chang’s Original Fried Noodles
  • 3 Tbspns Peanut Butter*
  • 250g Nestle Dark Chocolate Melts**
  • Baking Cups (for serving)

*American peanut butter tastes so much better than the Aussie stuff. If you are not fortunate enough to own any American brand of peanut butter, any other creamy brand will suffice.
**B loves dark chocolate so we tend to make most of our chocolate-based dishes with Dark. Milk or even white chocolate also tastes delicious in this recipe.

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Sausage Rolls

This recipe is one of our favourites. We make a BIG batch so we have leftovers for lunches during the week.

Prep time: 20 minutes
Cooking time: 14 minutes

Ingredients // Yield 40-50 (Depending on how big you make your sausage rolls)

  • 1kg beef mince
  • 2 small brown onions
  • 2 carrot
  • 1 egg
  • 2 Tsp minced garlic
  • ½ teaspoon of mixed herbs
  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • ¾ cup of breadcrumbs
  • 2 tsp beef stock powder
  • 2 tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 Tbsp tomato paste
  • 5 sheets puff pastry, partially thawed
  • 1 Tbsp milk (to brush pastry with)

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