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  • dinner

    Hazelnut Crusted Lamb Chops

    The trip to Italy was filled with all sorts of fun things – visits to cheese factories and wineries, olive oil tastings, lots of food shopping and a few cooking lessons thrown in fom…

    February 3, 2011
  • dinner

    Double Corn and Mint Risotto

    Of late I’ve been reading a lot about Italy. Everyone and their mothers are vacationing in Italy and then documenting their summer experience on their blog. This leaves the proletariat like me yearning for…

    September 3, 2010
  • 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
  • SAUCES AND SPREADS

    Homemade Pesto Sauces

    One of my favourite local pizza restaurants serves a bread basket with three dips: sundried tomato, tahini and pesto. While my sister and orangefoodie make sure to try every dip on the platter, I…

    March 24, 2010
  • dinner

    Parmesan Risotto with Pine Nuts

    I like love a good risotto – rich and creamy with the characteristic bite of arborio rice. It so wonderfully comforting to sit with a bowl of risotto and it’s even more fun when…

    May 23, 2009
  • dinner

    Three Cheese Risotto

    I’ve had my box of Arborio rice for almost over a year now, but never came around to making some risotto. Not because I’m not a fan, but because I was quite intimidated. The…

    October 2, 2008
  • ETC

    You say “brushetta”, I say “brusketta”

    “Keep the caviar – give me bruschetta” -Ari Weinzweig of Zingerman’s. Bruschetta (pron. bɾu’sketta – In Italian, the letters “ch” represent the sound “k”) is an Italian food which consists of grilled bread rubbed…

    September 13, 2008