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.
It has been a wonderful harvest of B.C. stone fruit and we are not wanting to waste an ounce of these. This nectarine, plum, and peach jam with vanilla bean is a great way to enjoy them after the season is over.
The flavor of the vegetable ragu combined with the Massimo's Sauce is utterly amazing, robust and oh so flavorful and married so well with the gluten free pasta.
These were a fantastic spin on regular cheese cake with a savory twist. Beautiful for those back yard gatherings easy to eat and so delicious!
Here is a classic Easter Italian dish, Wonderfully tender and juicy chicken thanks to the amazing free range organic chicken sold in the Italian Centre Shop,
Arctic Char is a beautifully succulent fresh and rich flaky fish full of nutrients and amazing flavor. Bake it in a Genovese pesto all wrapped in filo pastry and served on a bed of crispy skin and velvety parsnip potato puree'.
Tender steamed baby artichokes stuffed with an Italian breadcrumb mixture, giving loads of rich flavor and a melt in your mouth experience. This is a great way to start off that Italian meal you have so lovingly prepared, and so excited to share!
A classic Italian festive dish. Sure to bring a smile during the holiday festivities, loved by grown-ups and kids alike. A rich chocolate inner sanctuary nestling crispy cookies. This semi sweet dessert needs no baking & makes a beautiful gift.
Reminiscent of eastern European sour cabbage rolls this hearty platter affords the same great taste without the fuss of rolling each individually. Gluten-free buckwheat gives a nutty flavour and blends beautifully with digestive-supporting sour cabbage.
Perogies can take ages to make. Instead, use pasta shells to coddle your choice of savoury and sweet fillings. Perfect as a side dish or appetizer at your next holiday meal or party.
Typical of the Christmas season in Rome, this recipe perfected over generations, has zesty lemon, herbs & spices to brighten up any seasonal celebration. Succulent & simple.
A different type of spaghetti! The squash variety makes a beautiful bed for an exotic and creamy sauce, packed full of goodness from broccoli and chicken, with a little pepper kick. Gluten and dairy free too.
The Fall brings us all sorts of squash, that can be stored and enjoyed year round. This hearty medley of sweet squash, nutty lentils and piquant balsamic onions will enliven your taste buds and comfort your tummy. A great value meal for all the family.
Calling Nonna and Nonno - WE WANT YOUR RECIPES! Like this one for Lemon Cookies, a tradition handed down and perfected across generations. Perfect for breakfast or bedtime snack.
Celebrating local pulses, some of the world's finest. Locally grown lentils laced with fragrant spices, this soup cleanses from the inside and warms up cold days. Two recipes in one.
A hearty, comforting bowl of rosemary -infused beans, vegetables and pasta. Handed down the generations, this is a perfect go-to recipe on cooler days, that your wallet will love.
A rich, velvety aromatic tomato soup found in Tuscany's tradtional cucina povera ('poor kitchen'). An economical feast for your tastebuds and great way to use harvest tomatoes from your garden.
Honouring seasonal blueberries, basil & balsamic into a fragrant purple-power sauce for Alberta pork & barley. Packed with colourful veggies this hearty meal delights the senses & delivers sensational flavour as well as seriously healthy nutrition.
Celebrate seasonal sweet & juicy cherries partnered with light pancakes & an Italian twist–a velvet mascarpone topping. Perfect for breakfast, brunch and any sunny day on the patio.
A fusion of flavours from the backyard BBQ, marinated pork, herbs, balsamic make this a moist and tender taste bud tantaliser, sure to be a hit at your next party.