Lunch

MEATLOAF STUFFED PORTABELLAS

MEATLOAF STUFFED PORTABELLAS

  This recipe can also just be a meatloaf. That’s originally what it was. I made meatloaf for my cousin and put the slices of pancetta all over the top. The result was a moist flavorful meatloaf. We each had a thick slice with veggies […]

PASTA VONGOLE

PASTA VONGOLE

Last summer I went to the Amalfi Coast. The one dish everyone was telling me I had to try was pasta vongle – pasta with clams. I had it a few times when I was there and at one restaurant they added slices of zucchini […]

CHIMICHURRI

CHIMICHURRI

In the summer I like to grill and this is my favourite accompaniment to whatever I’m grilling.  I make a big batch of it and keep it in the fridge almost every week during the summer. My favourite is to spoon it over grilled beef […]

MEXICAN TORTILLA PIE

MEXICAN TORTILLA PIE

  No words for how good this is. Easy to assemble and feeds a lot of people. It’s spicy because I’m a spicy girl. So if you’re not into spice, you can use less chili powder and jalapeno. 1 package 10 inch tortillas 1 red […]

CHICKPEA QUINOA SOUP

CHICKPEA QUINOA SOUP

  This veggie soup is hearty and sticks to your bones on a cold winter’s day. I make a lot of soups in the winter and this is one of my go-to lunches. The chickpeas and quinoa go well together. I use a few can […]

SPINACH FETA OMELETTE

SPINACH FETA OMELETTE

  I love omelettes, they are the perfect breakfast and this one packs well for a lunch at work. It can be eaten hot or cold. This makes 4-8 portions depending on how many eggs you want to eat. I make it 4, so it […]

BALSAMIC BEETS & GOAT CHEESE SALAD

BALSAMIC BEETS & GOAT CHEESE SALAD

  Growing up I had beets only one way – bottled with vinegar and onions. I liked them but they weren’t a staple for me. That’s until I went to Argentina, and that is when my love affair with beets started. How we use peas […]

RADICCHIO SALAD

RADICCHIO SALAD

  I went to this restaurant in liberty village. They claim to serve authentic southern italian specialties but really what it is, is the chef going to the grocery store close by and buying prepackaged foods and assembling them – but charging for authentic good […]

PROSCIUTTO RADICCHIO TOAST

PROSCIUTTO RADICCHIO TOAST

  This recipe was inspired by my bad restaurant experience. I still wanted to try the toasts so I decided to make it myself. These are perfect for a weekend brunch. They’re so easy to make and are delicious. 2 slices organic rye bread 1 […]

CAPRESE BREAKFAST TOAST

CAPRESE BREAKFAST TOAST

  On weekends my favourite thing to do is go for brunch. To me, it is like an event. I want to go somewhere with delicious menu items, whether it’s a signature dish or a classic, good coffee, maybe a mimosa and of course my […]