this list will run over two days!..
  1. peel a kilo potatoes and boil until tender (soft tender)
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    I'll convert to ounces/pound later! 1 kg = 2.205 pounds
  2. no one said these were healthy!!
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  3. This is my mum. She's like, I may as well prepare my fruit platter today as well.
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  4. Finely slice 1.5 big onions
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  5. sauté the onions in a knob of butter
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  6. Add this much sage
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  7. mix in 1.5kg of minced (ground) pork.
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    3.306 pounds
  8. Add this much parsley
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  9. mum elegantly adding: salt, pepper and nutmeg. (no official quantities)
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  10. We needed wine!! For the dish and for us!.. quick trip to get it
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  11. Add spinach (a bag of spinach, chopped... or a block of frozen)
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  12. And a generous splash of wine
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  13. Cheers!
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  14. mash or rice your boiled potatoes... let them cool.
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  15. I drew the short straw (aka, I'm the daughter!) and chopping onions-on-onions for the sauce. Alas, tears.
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    The sauce is onions + melted butter!
  16. just chillin' with the mixture, that's ch..cooling. Ok, that joke was unplanned and better in my head.
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    Mum is being a total turbo, madly cleaning the kitchen, putting rubbish out etc. She's like, "put your phone away". Ugh. She loves me though. I think. 🤔
  17. Combine the pork mixture and potatoes
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  18. "Piano, piano, mamma!" She is full-out taking the piss out of me here! She is so full on. She's got geriatrics ADHD.
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  19. 500g Parmesan, 5 eggs, approx 2 cups of breadcrumbs and more nutmeg.
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    500g = 1.103 pounds
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  22. Always test the mixture! We added more fresh sage. Let it cool in the fridge.
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  23. Morning!!! Happy Easter! Time to make the dough for the dumplings.
  24. I don't normally measure but mum is riding my ass about the dough 'not working' and about being quick, so.. "presto, presto"
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    600 g 00 flour and 6 whole eggs (600g =1.322pounds)
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  26. work the flour into the egg, and eventually knead into a dough
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  27. guns out, manually knead for 15-20 mins. Warning: this is hard on the wrists, so use a machine/dough hook if your wrists are weak.
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    You may need to wet your hands if the mixture is too flakey, dry etc.
  28. Start rolling lasagna sheets. Keep the dough covered when you're not using it.
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    To think my uncle rolled these with a rolling pin! 😧
  29. whilst I made the pasta, mum was busy rolling these!
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  30. skipped a step! Mamma making dumplings!
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  31. Rolling out long width!
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    "I'm better lengthways", says my mother! Like mother, like daughter 😏
  32. @iswari is here!... adding a South Indian flair to her version of casonsei
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  33. Second batch of pasta and my wrists are officially ruined!
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  34. these are some sexy casonsei (pronounced: cuz-on-say)
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  35. tribe vibes! One big fam!
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  36. Oh my lord...having to make 100g more pasta #lastleg
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  37. Time for the sauce! 300g butter and 4 onions
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  38. Boil until they rise
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  39. Add butter onion sauce and Parmesan
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  40. the Indian casonsei!!
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  41. It's a taste off!!
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  42. Holy hell! Those Indian casonsei are insane!!! SO GOOD!!
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  43. I love this gal! With mum, we were a power trio in the kitchen. Both awesome flavours.
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  44. a well earned wine and rest! 💋
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