Allow me to add the 10 trillionth recipe for spinach and ricotta cannelloni to the internets. I wouldn’t bother if I didn’t think my cannelloni was worthy. It’s a popular dish that everyone seems to have their own version of – like bolognese or fried rice. My version takes no shortcuts – you make the tomato sauce, no pre-packaged fillings and if I’m in the mood, fresh homemade pasta. If not, I’m happy enough with store-bought fresh pasta sheets.
Not to brag, but I know good pizza.
My mum is Italian and the little hick town where I grew up is often referred to as “little Italy”. Some people even say the pizza in my hometown is better than the pizza in Italy. I can’t say whether that’s true or not as I’ve never been to Italy, but I can promise you that I am the snobbiest of the snobs when it comes to the party favourite.