Tag: garlic

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 […]

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 […]

MARINATED ARTICHOKE HEARTS

MARINATED ARTICHOKE HEARTS

I was at a party and they had an antipasto platter with marinated artichoke hearts. I loved them and started using them in salads and pastas. They are so versatile and can be used in so many ways. But I noticed a few things when […]

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 ends […]

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.

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 is a must and maybe a mimosa and […]

CHICKEN SOUP

CHICKEN SOUP

One evening my friend called me. She had the flu and couldn’t move. She asked me if I could bring her some soup. I showed up with chicken, pasta, veggies, and stock. She said she thought I’d pick up some instant soup for her. I […]

CHIMICHURRI CHICKEN

CHIMICHURRI CHICKEN

A few years ago I went on a South American adventure with my cousin Danielle. Our first stop was Buenos Aires. We drank a bottle of Malbec every night with dinner, and dinner was always grilled meats with sides of veggies. I really loved the […]

SPINACH PESTO PASTA

SPINACH PESTO PASTA

I love raw pasta sauces. They are quick, easy, fresh, and delicious. My favourite is this vibrant green pesto. It feels like I’ve blended a salad and mixed it with pasta. When I eat it, I feel like I’m getting my greens in for the […]

MOROCCAN BEEF STEW WITH CHICKPEAS

MOROCCAN BEEF STEW WITH CHICKPEAS

  I found a spice mix called Ras el Hanout. It’s a Moroccan mix that has cinnamon, turmeric, red chili flakes, coriander, ginger, anise, allspice, paprika flakes, long pepper, cumin, nutmeg, white pepper, caraway, nigella seeds, cardamom, mace, galangal, fenugreek, red rose petals, cloves, spearmint […]