Roasted Vegetable Pasta

This is the dinner i made for our Good Friday meal last year, i made it again the other night and wow is it good!  The mushrooms in the pasta add a heartiness that leaves you feeling full and satisfied.  Roasting the vegetables adds a depth of flavour that is really unbelievable.  This is a lot of food but if you feel you need to serve something with it, serve; surprise, a salad!...more

Pasta with Lemon, Garlic and Roasted Tomatoes

This is another one of those ridiculously easy recipes that tastes like you ordered it in a restaurant.  The thing about Italian cooking is that the simplicity of it allows you to enjoy the ingredients; everything is highlighted rather than muddled or muted.   This is a great dish for entertaining. ...more

The Best Lasagna you will ever eat in your Life

If I had to choose my ‘signature’ dish, I wouldn’t be able to, but this recipe would definitely be a consideration.  First thing I should point out, I don’t put a béchamel sauce like traditional lasagna recipes.  I personally find it makes the lasagna too heavy.  Trust me this is healthy and with a few wise choices this meal is (almost) guilt free....more

Aglio e Olio with Lemon

I made this recipe for my family on my mother’s 65th birthday.  Everyone raved about how great it was and it honestly took like 10 minutes to prepare.  The thing about cooking with fresh ingredients is that it doesn’t have to be difficult or complicated.

Mouth-Watering Parmesan-Crusted Chicken

Cooking in Heels ...more