It’s almost Mother’s Day and why not cook for mom for brunch this time! This tart is so easy to make even for husband and fathers that don’t cook often or at all and want to do something together with the kids… Read More

I grew up with this amazing dish that my mom would make me around the beginning of September when the zucchini blossoms are widely available. The blossom would get stuffed with a piece of fresh mozzarella, possibly a salted anchovy, and dip… Read More

This year for Easter I felt a bit melancholic missing the meals my mom would cook for us at Easter Day. As we celebrated my mother-in-law birthday as well this Easter, I decided to bring to my “acquired” family few of the classics that… Read More

Being in Canada, we have access to some of the tastiest oysters ever, so I decided to cook this classic that was liked by who does simply like oysters and who likes only cooked oysters. INGREDIENTS 24 fresh oysters, shucked, shells reserved… Read More

One of my all times favourite! This is originally from the Catalunya region of Spain, likely from the seaside of Barcelona area where the lobster fishing is quiet prominent. The dish is also very popular in the Italian island of Sardegna, that… Read More

If you ever visited Italy west coast region of n Liguria, where the city of Genova is located, or visited the most well known “Cinque Terre”, you surely tried the famous local bread delight that is the “focaccia di Recco”. This is… Read More

Ingredients: Pie crust: 1 cup all-purpose flour 3 tbsp olive oil 1 tsp of your favourite dried herbs (dried oregano, thyme, etc.) Cold water as needed, 1/2 cup more or less 1 tsp salt Filling: 1 large red onion thinly sliced 1… Read More

This savoury pie “Torta Pasqualina”,is usually served at Easter. A flaky crust, filled with braised chard, ricotta cheese, eggs and parmesan cheese. This dish is a classic “poor cooking” the defines Italy cooking; inexpensive ingredients to make the pie crust, eggs, a… Read More

One of the best “amuse-bouche” or snacks top pen your stomach for nice meal, often offered at pizzeria restaurants in Italy, it is a plain baked pizza crust topped with thin slices of cold cuts. Opening my freezer, I found a package… Read More

I love sushi! Made fresh at a sushi bar from some of the most talented cooks I ever met, enjoying a fresh tasting slice of raw fish.. YUM! I tried to make classic sushi myself, bought a bamboo mat to make the… Read More