I consider myself to be fortunate to be both of Italian origins and given birth in the city of Montreal, (Quebec, Canada)...where I have resided for most of my life. My flavour for life is the extension of this generously inspiring city.
Please join my culinary journey ;o)
Listed: Jan 12, 2012
Any delicate green or herb does well in a Pesto twist. However, KALE, sun-dried tomato and walnuts kick into gear for a refined punch. ∙ I'd like to honour Celtic wanderers who discovered KALE...a descendent of the wild cabbage. ∙ ...―
Mid spring offering the first strawberry pickings.Fresh, colorful berries topping earthy Buckwheat banana pancakes. ∙ Gluten-free is no punishment...especially in these delicious, fluffy pancakes.Nutritious and gentle to your tummy...what ...―
Outside of my comfort zone, fishing and my home shores brought on an inspired dish.Sweet and sour marinade with a crispy Tortilla coating highlights baking fish filets. ∙ By the shores and river dam of Rivière-des-Prairies,...―
Snacking on nuts by the park highlighted my desire to try making Baklava my way.Flaky pastry phyllo layered with a nut variation, while sweetened with a light citrus syrup. ∙ I'll never forget the first time a restaurateur had offered me ...―
A lightly modified Italian Easter menu based on Grandma’s ‘Pastiera’ di Pasqua.A baked ham came about while my Nonna became more Canadian every passing year. ∙ As a child, I remember our ‘Pasqua’ celebration...―
‘ Panetone ’ meets up with ice cream and a splash of orange flavoured spirit.Any festive event can benefit from this easily created domed decadent delight. ∙ Inspiration ...Influence ... Serenity ... ∙ The domed ...―
Finishing off Heart Healthy month's dedication with sweet potato.A standing denial of making bread no longer scares me from my beating weakness. ∙ I love bread...just as much as I do chocolate. If I were to choose between pasta and...―
Embrace a ‘café latte’ chocolate caramel cream chilled cake. ∙ Indulge with easy made chocolate cloud cookie crackles. ∙ Treat yourself to simple, decadent chocolate torrone truffle bites. ∙ In the past ...―
The Italian RISOTTO has become my teacher of lessons learned over the years.Appreciating the pace of slowing down has served my high speed personality well. ∙ Our winter not only brings on a time of refection...it reminds me to mellow out ...―
Leftover ingredients used in Holiday desserts were thrilled to be...celebrated once more in MUFFINS baking for a New Years celebration. ∙ Time has certainly become my precious commodity...especially with the New Year right around the tight...―
Inspired by the colors and textures I chose for this season's tablescape...I was lured into the holiday cooking spirit a little sooner than usual. ∙ A small detour from our traditional Festive Italian Menu was born last week.A slightly...―
Neatly snuggled between an irresistible coffee cake lightened by goat's yogurt;a streusel of chocolate, cranberry and walnuts found themselves into a swirl. ∙ Initially, from Maida Heatter's Book of Great Desserts...the 'Budapest' coffee ...―
Currently around a half of organizations ranging in size from SMEs to large multinationals ...
∙ One of the few things I consider when buying a frock is the print. Growing up, I ...
My first thought when I saw the topic for this weeks Photo Challenge: Curves was the ...