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Posts Tagged ‘italian’

Peaches n’ Cream Pasta with Creamy Burrata and Prosciutto

Pasta is my go-to any time of the year. It’s really a blank canvas for whatever is in season. Since we are in our final weeks of summer, I’ve brought one of my favorites (pasta) with one of the most diverse in seasons fruits: peaches. Of course, you don’t want to weigh a bright peach…

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Simple Bruschetta

  Directions: Preheat oven to 400 degree Fahrenheit.  On a large baking sheet line the sliced baguette in rows and drizzle with olive oil.  Place in oven and allow to crisp up (approx. 5-8 minutes). Remove from oven and rub each slice with a garlic clove (should take two cloves for the whole loaf). In…

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Spicy Goat Cheese + Sausage Rigatoni with Green Vegetables

I’ve been waiting for a LONG time to purchase the  pasta press attachment for my KitchenAid mixer. As a person who cooks pasta regularly, having this pasta press come to my door was like Christmas morning. The thought of making bucatini, penne, macaroni, and rigatoni got me right into making one of my faves: Rigatoni. …

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Italian Eggs in Purgatory

You know I love a good brunch item. Something that is hearty but takes less than 20 minutes to make. Sign. me. up. And you also may know that I paid a visit recently to Famoso Neapolitan pizzeria to show 5 things you didn’t know about Neapolitan pizza. What intrigued me most about this pizzeria is that everything…

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Black Trumpet Risotto

I’m just going to throw this right out there right away.  I don’t like Mushrooms.  I despise their texture but love their flavor.  I’m like the child you have who, when they see the smallest piece, will throw a fit and refuse to eat.  Well, ok,  I am not that bad but you get the…

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Jalapeno Corn Gnocchi with Crispy Panchetta

  Doesn’t that look delicious?!  Colourful, flavorful and a perfect fusion of my two favorite cuisines: Mexican and Italian. What a weird combo right?  One of the more frequent questions asked whenever I do an interview: “What is your favorite type of cuisine to cook?”  My answer always sounds strange as I reply, “Mexican and…

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CinCin | Vancouver

On a busy shopping street in Downtown Vancouver lays a culinary gem.  Many people walk by the cobblestone staircase that leads to this gorgeous restaurant, without knowing it is actually there. Hidden up a stairwell is this years Best Italian Restaurant by Vancouver Magazine. ekk! The spacious restaurant has many areas to sit including close to the kitchen…

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