Mini Italian Picnic

Mini Italian Picnic

Summer picnicking is one of my favourite things. With all of the social distancing measures in place it's difficult to find things to do right now. I love the idea of packing up a bunch of goodies and heading to a park, lake or beach (while social distancing) to take in the sunshine. Once we [...]

Easy Frittatas

Easy Frittatas

Frittata know how is a necessity. Not only are frittatas a must for brunch, lunch AND dinner, they are delicious cold which makes them perfect anytime. The egg, milk, cheese ratio is my go to frittata base. Enjoy hot or at room temp. Want to add a frittata to a picnic lunch like the Italians [...]

Pressed Sandwiches 101

Pressed Sandwiches 101

Pressed sandwiches are such a great idea for any event. Think bridal showers, brunches and picnics. I know, sandwiches are boring right? Wrong. The method and layering of ingredients makes an incredible, flavourful sandwich.... and no. need to follow a ‘recipe’ per se. The method is the guideline but you can make it as thick [...]

Pasta with Rapini

Pasta with Rapini

I wasn't very familiar with rapini before meeting my husband. The Italians love this slightly bitter green also known as broccoli rabe that's very slightly reminiscent of broccoli even though it isn't related to broccoli at all. If you don't want to boil it, You can pan sauté it with olive oil and chilli flakes [...]

Roasted Italian Corn

Roasted Italian Corn

Whenever I serve this people are completely surprised it's done in the oven. Roasting it results in perfectly caramelized cobs and the fresh basil and parm take it over the top! I like to cut the corn into smaller pieces so they are more manageable and a perfect party side. Feel free to roast the [...]