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.
For Chef Brad Smoliak, Italian and Ukrainian (his heritage) recipes are simple comfort foods. The beef & polenta in this recipe are staples in both cuisines.
All you need to know to build your own antipasto platter. The perfect start to any Italian meal. Now trendy also as a full blown social event. Meat, cheese & all the accompaniments.
Bauli Colomba Easter Cake - a decadently moist, Saskatoon syrupy, spicy French Toast. A fusion of flavours to celebrate Easter. And use up any leftovers.
A welcome favourite alternative to lasagne for Easter Sunday lunch. Gnocchi made from Semolina. Did you know Italy didn't have potatoes until the 15th Century?
Chef Lino Oliveira, from Sabor and Bodega restaurants, is a master with fish. Celebrating his Portuguese roots with a traditional take on salted cod.
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!