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Focaccia with Signature Prosciutto Butter

Focaccia with Signature Prosciutto Butter

Focaccia has a long history of Italian heritage and is the early prototype for modern pizzas.

Whatever the region of Italy in which you are enjoying focaccia, it is usually served with olive oil, pepper, balsamic vinegar (sometimes combined together); or with a variety of additional spices and herbs.

Traditionally cooked on the hearth of a hot fire, or a heated tile or disk, bakers often puncture the bread with a knife to relieve bubbling on the surface of the bread, or alternatively dotting the bread, then topped with olive oil.\

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The Best Pasta in the World

The Best Pasta in the World

Pasta is THE staple food of the Italian cuisine, so how can we not serve this in our Italian restaurant? Here at Pretty Boy, we hand-make all of our pasta daily, and serve it just like we remember how our grandmothers would have made it; fresh, hot, and filled with love.

After a successful Gin Gin and Pasta Spin with the Melbourne Food and Wine Festival, our executive Chef Michael Smith is excited to continue to share his passions. Below, Chef Michael Smith has the perfect recipe on how to make the best pasta in the world.

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Sunday Lunch At Nonnas

Sunday Lunch At Nonnas

Benvenuto!

With a kiss on either cheek and love in the eyes, Nonna has prepared perfect Sunday meal for you. The best way to show love is to shower your loved ones with food, and Nonna is no exception. Come to Nonnas for Lunch on the 5th of May and Nonna will spoil you.

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Panna Cotta - an Italian Favourite

Panna Cotta - an Italian Favourite

At first glance, it may look like any ordinary pudding, but the Panna Cotta is much deeper than what meets the eye. This sweet custard dessert made of sweetened cream and gelatine is one of the most flexible desserts in the kitchen. Panna Cotta, Italian for “cooked cream”, remains an all-time…

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Italian American Cheesecake

Italian American Cheesecake

The Italian cheesecake is a sweet dessert consisting of one or more layers. The main, and thickest layer, consists generally of a mixture of soft, fresh cheese (typically cream or ricotta), eggs and sugar. The bottom layer consists of a crust of base made of crushed graham crackers, cookies, sponge cake or pastry and is usually baked. To sweeten a cheesecake, ingredients such as lemon, spices, chocolate, pumpkin or

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Gin Gin & Pasta Spin with Chef Michael Smith

Gin Gin & Pasta Spin with Chef Michael Smith

Sofia Loren once said "Everything you see, I owe to Spaghetti" - Little Lonsdale' s newest pasta precinct is putting on a show!

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Baked Beans with Pancetta

Baked Beans with Pancetta

What is Pancetta? Pancetta is an Italian bacon made of pork belly meat. Instead of being smoked, pancetta is lightly cured with salt and spices, giving it a more subtle flavour.

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How Pretty Boy Italian Steak House Is A Re-Imagining Of 1920’S Melbourne Nightlife

How Pretty Boy Italian Steak House Is A Re-Imagining Of 1920’S Melbourne Nightlife

NEWLY LAUNCHED IN MELBOURNE CBD’S EMERGING FOOD HUB ON LITTLE LONSDALE STREET, PRETTY BOY ITALIAN STEAKHOUSE AND FLOYD’S BAR CAPTURE THE FLAVOUR OF TRADITIONAL ITALIAN WITH AN ADDED AMERICAN FLARE.

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