roastedbroccoli

Roasted Broccoli

Roasting any vegetable creates a caramelization, bringing a delicious unique aspect to the flavor of any fresh vegetables. One of my favorite way to cook broccoli recently is by...

capresefoccacian

Heirloom Tomato & Mozzarella Fococcia

I was at our local gourmet grocery store where they had a stand selling “gourmet” focaccia that was topped with local seasonal heirloom tomatoes, locally produced mozzarella, and fresh...

tomatocream

Tomato Cream Sauce

This quick and easy sauce goes very well with many types of pasta shapes. The dried red pepper adds just a bit of heat, but you can leave it...

puttanaesca

Puttanesca Sauce

This is one of those traditional sauce recipes that has been around forever. It is so delicious, that it is often hard to believe how easy it really is...

alfredo

Alfredo Sauce

Rich and creamy, this sauce is heavenly when served overly properly cooked pasta. As a change of pace, add lightly sauteed shrimps to finished dish. There are always many...

amatriciana

Amatriciana Sauce

This sauce was created in the Roman town of Amatrice. It is commonly served over thick, hollow-tube pasta called bucatini, however I serve it over almost any dried pasta,...

swordfishnuggets

Crispy Swordfish Nuggets

We love seafood of just about any type, but swordfish happens to be a family favorite. I was looking for some new way to prepare a beautiful piece of...

greenbeanspepper

Roman Green Beans With Peppery Oil & Garlic

I LOVE the end of summer when fresh local produce abounds on every street corner market stand here in Toronto. Even the produce departments of our local grocery stores...

indieggplanparm

Individual Eggplant Parm Packages

Eggplant Parmesan is one of my favorite dishes, and I try to create different variations to keep things interesting. This version I made into individual portions that would be...

lemonchicken

Roast Chicken With Lemon, Garlic & Rosemary

Crisp, golden brown, roasted chicken always reminds me of family Sunday dinners. This recipe is really quite easy, and yet tastes delicious flavored with the lemons, garlic and rosemary....