Recipe Index

italian & mediterranean archive

easy as pie: the best pizza ever

Making pizza is a snap. Once you’ve got some dough made, putting the ingredients together and making something truly sensational that you’ve made from scratch isn’t very difficult or time-consuming at all. And it tastes way better than anything you’d…

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it’s not delivery: deep dish skillet pizza

When I told my husband that we’d be having pizza for dinner, he assumed we’d be ordering in some delivery. Nope, this was going to be the real deal with homemade crust and all. While I’ve made homemade pizza in…

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don’t belive the hype: pasta with 2 sauces

There’s a lot of hoopla regarding pasta with vodka cream sauce. Some say it’s the cure for what ails your pathetic love life, others say it’s gonna get you hitched and the rest think it’s just about the best pasta…

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be a lover not a hater: eggplant involtini

After making one uber-successful dish from my Nigella Lawson’s Feast cookbook, I thought I’d try my hand at something else. Involtini means something wrapped around something else and this recipe wraps eggplant around a flavourful cheese stuffing. Years ago, I…

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i will survive: mediteranian tuna, cabbage, potato salad

I swear I’m not going to die of mercury poisoning by posting another tuna recipe in just a few short days…but if yer gonna go, maybe this is the way to do it. I should preface this post by mentioning…

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the rain can’t stop me now: fettucini with mustard greens + bruschetta

Well my mantra to bring along summer didn’t quite work as I had hoped. This morning it poured rain real hard but that didn’t stop me from heading to the farmer’s market in Trout Lake with a couple of friends.…

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hey, good looking: pasta primavera

I’ve really been getting the hang of working full time…and it’s only 2 more weeks before I go back to my slacker life of working from home. I’ve got my daily routine pretty much set and I’ve discovered that when…

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busy like a bee: zucchini & spinach lasagna

It’s gearing up to be a busy fall. For the next few weeks, I’ll be working away from my home sweet home and facing office culture head on. Not that I mind, really. Working on design projects in my lil’…

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