Roger Federer has returned to the place where all the 2017 magic started for him: the Australian Open. You can see all the proof of his first practice session in Melbourne Park, ahead of the January 15 start of the first Grand Slam of 2018. 

But people seem more concerned about Federer's relationship with pasta than anything else. The Swiss has paired up with Barilla, and made this fun ad showing off his kitchen talents during what was his first-ever cooking lesson: 

More recently, there has been picture perfect pasta-making photos making the Twitter rounds:

It's just more proof that Federer mania heats up as quickly as oil in a pan. 


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