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Quick avo and chocolate ice cream

Quick avo and chocolate ice cream

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Quick sausage pasta sauce

Quick sausage ‘pasta’ sauce

If we have time over the weekends we visit the neighbourhood market and buy fresh home-made Italian sausages for this dish. It is easier than you think to make your own sausages; then you know exactly what goes into them.

Mozzarella pizza

Mozzarella Pizza

This is the original 'Fathead' pizza (famous in the low carb world). It takes 10 minutes to make and one pizza is enough to share for lunch. You can put your favourite toppings on but avocado and bacon is one of Lucca’s favourites. I always have some crispy fried bacon in the fridge for use in scrambles or omelettes.

SNICKERS SALAMI

Snickers Salami

Bologna, 1973. Giuseppe Conte, an artisan purveyor of fi ne Italian salami, is mixing pork with fat, herbs, and pepper, ready to be cased and shaped into one of his prized sausages. Suddenly a plume of dark brown smoke clouds the room. Giuseppe coughs, splutters, then licks his lips. “Chocolate?!”. A bag of cocoa powder had fallen from a shelf high above the mixing bowl and landed square in the mix. Throwing caution to the wind, curious as to whether he may have discovered a potentially wondrous flavor combination, Giuseppe completed the salami and sold it from his stall at the Mercato. Everyone hated it. This story isn’t true, but the recipe below is every bit as real as our imagination, and is meat-free! We chucked in Snickers because they’re great, but you can substitute them for your favorite chocolate bar if you want. Enjoy, guys!

FAJITA CAKE

Fajita Cake

Twisted are very pleased to inform you that cakes are finally cool again. No longer confined to your Great Auntie Mabel’s larder, these round, layered, sweet creations have been given a makeover, sexed up, and most importantly of all, you can now eat them for dinner. That’s right dudes, savory cakes are the future, and this slice of fajita-style genius should be top of your list. Make it.

Bacon Avocado Eggs

Bacon avocado eggs

Sometimes, you want a light, refreshing breakfast of oats and berries, and sometimes, you want a soft-boiled egg, placed inside an avocado, wrapped in a blanket of bacon. One might justify making our recipe by reminding themselves that avocado is the good kind of fat. As for the bacon, well you can’t win ’em all… Prepare to pig out.




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