Tag: italian

CAPONATA

CAPONATA

This side dish is packed with veggies and has a sweet and sour element to it. I like to make a batch of this and keep it in the fridge. It’s so versatile, you can add it as a relish to grilled meats, make flat […]

FRITTO MISTO WITH LEMON ROSEMARY DIP

FRITTO MISTO WITH LEMON ROSEMARY DIP

This is such a beautiful dish, and very flavourful. Veggies fried in rosemary oil with a lemon rosemary mayo is a great dish to enjoy in the summer. You can use all sorts of vegetables, but I really like the zucchinis and cauliflower. The chickpeas […]

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 […]

EGG NOG PANETONNE BREAD PUDDING

EGG NOG PANETONNE BREAD PUDDING

Bread pudding is a classic dessert for the winter season. It’s warm, comforting, and most of all delicious. Using panetonne which is a cakey bread filled with raisins and candied orange zest, and the warming spices of cinnamon and nutmeg really make this a perfect […]

RADICCHIO SALAD

RADICCHIO SALAD

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

PROSCIUTTO RADICCHIO TOAST

PROSCIUTTO RADICCHIO TOAST

This recipe was inspired by a 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.

MEATBALLS STUFFED WITH MOZZARELLA

MEATBALLS STUFFED WITH MOZZARELLA

This is a great appetizer for the holidays. It takes a little work to make, but the end result is totally worth it. These can be made in advance so the day you’re entertaining you can warm them up and concentrate on other things.

SUNDRIED TOMATOES & ASIAGO MUFFINS

SUNDRIED TOMATOES & ASIAGO MUFFINS

  Happy New Year! With the start of a new year, we tend to start something new, a new workout plan, a new diet, a new set of something or other. For me, it’s low-carb recipes. For the next 3 months, I will be featuring […]

PIZZA PIE

PIZZA PIE

  I think if you ask anyone living a low carb lifestyle what food they miss the most, I bet they will say pizza. This pizza pie is a low carb version of a deep dish pizza. The crust is crunchy and you can fill […]