July 23, 2014
tomatoes

If you have been meandering your way through the farmer's market over the last couple of weeks...

July 8, 2014

Fresh tomato sauce that is light, full of flavor and tastes like it comes straight from the garden.

July 1, 2014

Imagine how excited I got when I realised that I could take my love pancakes and lasagne, combine...

June 9, 2014
eggplant

Eggplants big and small, lavender and deep purple, Japanese and Italian are making an appearance...

February 7, 2014
slow cooker

Minestrone soup is a healthy and hearty vegetarian dish.  The beauty of minestrone soup is...

January 26, 2014

I love bell peppers. Usually I just cut them up and use them as part of a recipe, but this time I...

November 22, 2013

This is extremely easy and so very tasty! The combination of the tomatoes and basil in the olive...

June 10, 2013
polenta

Creamy polenta with a fried egg and spicy tomato sauce from Set the Table is a delicious way to...

April 21, 2013
spaghetti

Spaghetti pie is a family-approved casserole.  Spaghetti pasta is combined with ground beef,...

March 17, 2013

Homemade Italian spaghetti and meatballs is always a crowd pleaser. Whether you are an adult or kid...

February 18, 2013

Moroccan baked eggs, or shakshuka, are a simple but delicious meal.  Eggs are cooked in a...

December 18, 2012

This one is a great quick and good for you meal! Today was a school day for Jack. Today that meant...

November 18, 2012
McDonald's Gracoro Burger

For those who haven't had the chance to visit Japan in the winter time, then you're missing...

October 21, 2012

This weeks Meatless Monday happens to be one of my very favorite Italian classics, Eggplant...

October 13, 2012

I am a sucker for a really good bolognese, my favorite by far is from Sirenas Ristorante in Long...

August 22, 2012

Braciole is a staple in an Italian kitchen. An Italian Sunday dinner just wouldn't be the same...

August 20, 2012

This is a pleasing satisfying dish with a nice salad and bread and the leftovers are always welcome...

July 3, 2012

This is a good and hearty dish. With Love, Catherine xo

April 22, 2012
pasta

Pasta All'amatriciana is a simple but delicious classic Italian pasta dish.  Strands...

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