Authentic Italian recipes from the old country and modern twists on old classics.
Here are some of our favourite ways to delight your family & friends. And please, send us your favourite recipes too, we’ll post them here.
So romantic. Home-made chocolate-flavoured pasta with gorgonzola, walnuts & fresh pear is an unusal dish of luxurious flavours and velvety, crunchy textures. Best make the pasta together, the sauce is done in seconds.
You would never believe cooked beets and cake dough could create such a decadent and moist delectable cupcake. Add vanilla bean mascarpone frosting and tasting is believing.
Chestnuts are part of an Italian Christmas. These appetizers are a great way to start the feast, scented with rosemary, all encased in a smoky, pancetta crust. Topped wih a drizzle of honey.
The secret in this succulent Lasagne is using mortadella instead of minced meat–making for a ligher dish that s flooded with flavour. A perfect Christmas Day lasagne, when Italians usually like to keep things light.
Italian comfort food at its best. Pasta parcels all smokey and buttery topped with fragrant herbs. And better yet, this dish takes under ten minutes to prep.
Zingy & creamy, packed full of nutrients, anti-oxidants and a great taste. Spelt, an ancient grain, is a possible substitute for those intolerant to gluten, because it s easier to digest.
Peaches are vitamin-rich sunshine bundles with natural sweetness. Try these four delicious ways to get the best of the summer harvest, using the same four ingredients; oat flakes, yogurt, and honey.
Celebrating our local producers & fresh seasonal harvest. This nutrient-rich salad is great for a lighter meal or as a side… even for breakfast!
Celebrate the BC fruit harvest with these petite dairy-free, nut-free and gluten-free gems are perfect for breakfast, snack-time, or as a raw dessert.
B.C. peppers are in! There’s no simpler, better way to elevate the flavour of these beauties, than by charring them on a barbecue, then tossing with extra virgin olive oil, garlic salt and pepper.
To celebrate this year’s harvest of local BC Peppers, here’s a quick and easy dish the kids will love. Who can resist eye-catching pepper “boats” floating on top of meaty goodness?
All the rage in Italy at the moment, Strawberry Tiramisu is a seasonal adaptation of the unforgettable coffee and chocolate classic version. Take advantage of sweet summer fruit, with this easy-to-make twist on an old favourite.
It’s barbecue season. A perfect recipe for Father’s Day so dad to show off his skills. Nothing like the smell of a grass-fed ribeye steak filling the garden. From Messinger Meats, locally raised at Peony Farms, Lacombe.
This classic Neapolitan pastry is an Easter tradition, now eaten all over Italy for breakfast and at lunch. If you soak the wheat yourself it takes a couple of days, so we recommend buying it in a jar to make life much easier.