Sunday cooking is just one of my favourites! You can take your time cooking and enjoy being around the dining room table enjoying various dishes and company through the afternoon. A dining tradition I have personally come to love while living in Italy. I do my best to respect the Italian traditions and this recipe … Continue reading How to Make Vitello Tonnato
Who doesn't love pizza for breakfast, lunch or dinner?! I mean, really, who are we kidding pizza is just the best! So why not wake up to this savoury brunch must your next Sunday morning! Quiche pizza is a great way to throw in whatever vegetables you like and have a power charged breakfast to … Continue reading Veggie Quiche Pizza
Brightening up our plates and hoping spring will be here sooner than later with this fancy dish! Scallops are delicious simply grilled or pan seared, and elegant for any dinner party menu. What else we love about scallops is just how fast they are to cook and the vast variety of dishes you can pair … Continue reading Pan Seared Scallops with Potato and Chestnut Cream
Lasagna is with out a doubt always a family favourite when you put it on the week night menu. Many times we think of lasagna with a flavour packed red Italian meat sauce with creamy béchamel and gooey cheese, that kids just can't get enough of at the dinner table. But there are also plenty … Continue reading Vegetarian Lasagna
This dessert! We have no words for how utterly tasty it really is! Came across our beloved blood oranges. So naturally, we just couldn't get enough of them and found ourselves with an abundance of beautiful ripe blood oranges to let our recipe making mind run wild! Blood oranges are a jewel of a fruit, … Continue reading Blood Orange Ricotta Cream Cake
Steal the heart of a loved one with this sweet and delicate recipe. The sweet and bitter combination of the pomegranate sauce over a juicy, herb oven roasted lamb is just something to lick your plate about - no joke! Melograno (pomegranate) is that special touch of flavour that the winter months grant us, excellent for … Continue reading Pomegranate Glazed Lamb
Chiacchiere is a typical fried dessert found in Italy during the time leading up to Carnevale our in other words Fat Tuesday. It is a recipe that is quite simple to prepare and the variations are never ending. This is a fun take on the traditional chiacchiere and is a version we have found in … Continue reading Chiacchiere Black & White
Even in it's name it sounds romantic, Romeo. They say ginger stimulates the passion in us. So why not make a ginger inspired cocktail to kick off the most romantic time of year and call it our classic Valentine's Day drink! Simple but elegant in it's taste and presentation, the Romeo Cocktail is the best … Continue reading Romeo Cocktail
You'll have the whole family saying, easy peasy lemon squeezy, with this Italian lemon basil chicken recipe! Yes, we're not exaggerating it is one of the easiest chicken recipes out there and does not lack in Italian flavour. A great meal to put on the table any time of year!
This delightful berry and coconut treat can be served as an afternoon sweet snack or a light mono portion dessert. What's great about this recipe is that you can even feel good about yourself eating it! It is free of any dairy products with the substitution of coconut milk and vegetable oil instead. This dolce will have you falling in love with it's fluffy sponge like cake and perfect balance of sweet berries and exotic coconut flavours and best of all home-made-ness. A perfect match for the whole family to enjoy together!
Happiness on a plate with fish filled rigatoni pasta and sweet pea cream! This recipe will make you ready to feel spring in the air but not only that! You'll impress your dinner guests with an elegant dish that is healthy and will make everyone feel good after eating a plate of pasta!
Our warm Italian lentil veggie salad uses the fantastic winter vegetables of turnips and puntarelle. Puntarelle is an appealing bitter and crunchy winter salad made from a particular variety of chicory that grows in the countryside of Rome. It add a powerful green freshness like no other winter veggie! If you can't find puntarelle another great substitute is curly endive or radicchio.