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July 20, 2012
In the summer, all the area around Naples (I grew up in Sorrento) makes fritto misto, a mixed fried antipasto that can include a variety of seafood, vegetables and herbs, deep fried in a yest batter, which goes under the name of pasta cresciuta (pastetta or pastella).
July 19, 2012
It’s no secret that I am a fan of pancakes (even more, the different syrups that go on top of pancakes!). When Rachel from the blog Rachel Cooks announced that she was devoting the entire month of July to pancakes and asked me to participate, I knew this was one event I didn’t want to miss.
July 18, 2012
Honeycomb ice cream is the very favourite flavour of a friend of ours, so this honeycomb ice cream slice, or semi-freddo, seemed a suitable house warming gift for his move into a house which already has all the kitchen gadgets, towels and cushions it could ever want.
July 17, 2012
I don’t know about you but I’m always looking for quick, easy, and Delicious when it comes to dinner. I’m not a meal planner. I’m more like a ‘feel planner’ and mostly I ‘feel’ like a stress-free glass of wine and a hot meal that doesn’t take longer then 20 minutes.
July 16, 2012
I’m a huge fan of veggies, and always looking for new ways to prepare them. Just recently, I made a ginormous salad to bring to a party and had a ton of leftover vegetables. My first thought was to simply make a salad, but then I decided that cooking them in some fashion was more appealing.
July 15, 2012
This dish was one of those. It's really tasty. That's all. I don't have any great story to go along with it. It did not come from any deep, heartfelt or nostalgic place. It came from the high stakes game of Mousetrap that is my brain.
July 14, 2012
I’m rather enamored with the partnership of corn and red peppers right now, and scheming ways to showcase them in a bajillion different summer dishes. This one right here won out.
July 13, 2012
Half way through devouring my banana concoction I realized "Aha! This would make the perfect muffin!" The wheels started turning in my head and I was determined to scour the internet for the perfect recipe. It's a good thing I found one or you wouldn't be looking at these beauties
July 12, 2012
I don’t know about you, but when it gets this hot the last thing I want to eat is a warm and heavy meal. On days like this in Ottawa, mum and I would often drive to the cottage, stopping at the Carp farmer’s market on the way.
July 11, 2012
I inherited this recipe from my husband’s family. It is a perfect weeknight meal. Make sure that you make enough for leftovers!
July 10, 2012
Yum. One bite and I’m instantly transported back to NYC... Ah maybe I do miss New York!
July 9, 2012
Eggplant appears in some form or fashion on almost every antipasti table throughout Italy.The combination of flavors in this particular variation is incredible and makes a fabulous addition to an antipasti table or can be served as a delicate Summer salad.
July 8, 2012
I introduce to you, the Costello’s Spicy Herby Potatoes. I’ve taken them on every picnic imaginable since I discovered how fab they are – Freezing cold New Year’s Day walks, meals on the beach in Biarritz in sublime temperatures, the grotty picnic room of local outdoor play areas – you name it, they’ve been devoured there!
July 7, 2012
With this recipe, I am especially smitten because instead of having some carb-y macaroni, you have a nutty, protein-packed substitute. It makes you feel not so bad about all the cheese you are about to ingest (although it's really not too much per serving).
July 6, 2012
I would give anything to have a backyard with a cool, refreshing pool these days, but since I don't think my apartment building plans to turn the parking lot into an outdoor pool any time soon, I've been settling for the next best thing for cooling off - popsicles!
July 5, 2012
Lunch is so often forgotten, but such an open ended meal. I like lunch because it’s sort of an anything goes arena of the food world. Oftentimes I’ll simply make a second breakfast, something like an omelet with some berries.
July 4, 2012
Red Velvet cake is a Southern standard. Aside from the stunning color, the cake blends powerful flavors that mingle and mesh like old friends at a high school reunion ,to make a spectacular, unforgettable eating experience.
July 3, 2012
I love making stuffed mushrooms, and they’re so quick on a weeknight. For the nights when I don’t want meat, these fill their place easily. I sometimes change up the ingredients in the stuffing depending on what I have lying around.
July 2, 2012
Everyone built his or her own tacos to perfection. The only unfortunate thing about this recipe is that we ate all the shrimp and wanted more! Get messy! Have fun! And eat healthy!
July 1, 2012
Just yesterday, I shared my love for Bibimbap in this post. Bibimbap is a Korean rice bowl dish with different kinds of stirfried or fresh vegetables with a spicy gochujang sauce.

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