Pasta alla Norma With a Twist

One of my absolute favourite pasta dishes is Pasta alla Norma, a traditional Sicilian dish originally made in the city of Catania. It traditionally consists of pasta served with an eggplant and ricotta cheese sauce. The story goes that back in the 1800’s Nino Martoglio, a Sicilian writer and theatre director, was so impressed when he Read More…

Vegetarian Dinner Ideas for Back to School

Now September has arrived, easy back to school dinner ideas are more important than ever. Enjoying a few vegetarian meals each week benefits your health, your budget and the planet so it’s important to include meat free recipes in your menu rotation too. These vegetarian dinner ideas make it easy – and they are so hearty they will Read More…

Chicken Stroganoff Pasta Bake

I love quick and easy meals for busy nights. My Chicken Stroganoff Pasta Bake is a an easy, family friendly twist on Beef Stroganoff that everyone will love. It’s also a delicious way to use up leftover roast chicken. The rich, creamy sauce for my Chicken Stroganoff Pasta Bake couldn’t be easier to make. You simply Read More…

Vegetarian Spaghetti Bolognese

One of our favourite comfort meals, particularly when we have just returned home from a long haul trip, is Spaghetti Bolognese. Spaghetti Bolognese is what I knew as ‘Spaghetti with Meat Sauce’ when I was a child in Canada. The thing is my family and I are really trying to cut back on the amount Read More…

Crab Linguine

It’s a well-known fact that I am incapable of leaving a recipe alone, even once I have triple tested and blogged it. I tweak, I play, I adapt; in short I am always looking use the ingredients I have available as well as to make things even better. That’s what happened recently with my Easy Read More…