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    Pistachio and Pecorino Pesto

    September 8, 2014

    Pistachio and Pecorino Pesto

    I’d forgotten just how much I love this roughly chopped up “pesto” made with fresh parsley, pungent garlic, toasted pistachios and a good, salty pecorino. All of this is brought together by a grassy extra virgin oil. It’s perfect to keep bottled up in a jar for tossing with some pasta for a weeknight dinner or as a flavourful sandwich spread.

    Recipe for home-made pistachio and pecorino pesto.

  • ETC

    The Best Zucchini Brushchetta

    I’m going to keep it short for two reasons: words fail me because this is more delicious than I ever expected something with zucchini to be and secondly because you must run to the…

    June 28, 2010
  • BAKING breads

    Rosemary and Garlic Oil Focaccia

    I made bread! Well it’s not really news, and definitely not something that I haven’t attempted before (yep, so what if it’s just banana bread!). But this time, I’m really excited to report that I…

    April 1, 2010
  • savory things

    Mushrooms with Bacon and Sage

      I made these crazy delicious mushrooms last week. Has a familiar ring to it? Even for my previous post (the marinated eggplants), it took me a whole week to get to posting the…

    November 29, 2009
  • dinner

    Parmesan Roasted Broccoli

      Does this look like the same old broccoli that we are all used to? I love broccoli. I mean, what’s not to like? It’s healthy, it’s fresh, it’s colourful, it’s crunchy, it’s tasty,…

    November 11, 2009
  • dinner

    Garlicky Baked Fries

    GARLIC FRIES I’m never going to make garlic potato fries any other way. These garlic fries, win hands down as the best garlic french fries I’ve ever made. Plus they are baked – so I…

    April 12, 2009