Tag: basil

BASIL OIL

BASIL OIL

As we get to the end of summer, your herbs may need their final pruning before it gets cold. A great way to use up your fresh herbs is to make a flavourful herb infused olive oil. It’s quick and easy and can be used […]

WEEKNIGHT GNOCCHI

WEEKNIGHT GNOCCHI

Not everything has to be made from scratch. There are some great products on the market that are healthy and made well. So for those nights when you don’t feel like spending time creating a homemade dish, just go to your pantry and grab a […]

MUFFULETTA CROSTINI

MUFFULETTA CROSTINI

This is my favourite go-to quick and easy meal. I have it for lunch or dinner and even make it as an appetizer when entertaining. Muffuletta is a tangy spread of olives and pickled vegetables in olive oil. I like to get the spicy one. […]

HERBED OLIVE OIL

HERBED OLIVE OIL

Once it starts getting cold and I know my herb plants are at the end of their cycle, I will make herbed oil with them. It’s nice to have different flavoured olive oil and they are so easy to make. They’re nice to have on […]

CAPONATA CROSTINI

CAPONATA CROSTINI

One of my favourite appetizers to make is crostini. They are great for entertaining. Whenever I have friends over I make some sort of crostini to have with a bottle of wine. The base is always bread, then top with whatever you like. I had […]

ROASTED RED PEPPERS & GOAT CHEESE SALAD WITH BASIL DRESSING

ROASTED RED PEPPERS & GOAT CHEESE SALAD WITH BASIL DRESSING

The basil dressing makes this salad. It’s so flavourful and works well with all the other ingredients. You have the creaminess from the goat cheese, the crunch from the pine nuts, the sweetness from the roasted red peppers, and the sharpness from the onions. It’s […]

MANGO BASIL MIMOSA

MANGO BASIL MIMOSA

I will never be the girl sitting at a bar sipping bourbon while scoping out the scene. I’m the girl day drinking on the patio with the fruitiest cocktail on the menu. Now that I have had so many cocktails, I have taken my inspirations […]