Category: Italian cuisine

  • Seafood Noodles with Mussels and Shrimp

    Seafood Noodles with Mussels and Shrimp

    This is a quick and delicious dish that you can make in one pot in less than 30 mins. It’s absolutely delicious and loaded with all kinds of seafood in a fresh and homemade seafood pasta sauce. Making the pasta sauce from scratch instead of using a bottled pasta sauce is a game-changer when it…

  • Apricot Frangipane Tart

    Apricot Frangipane Tart

    Apricot and almonds are a match made in heaven and this tart makes the most of both of them. I can never get enough of these two flavours. Apricot Frangipane Tart is the show-stopping summer dessert to pull out when you really want to impress guests. In classic Italian tradition, a rich, creamy, almost silken…

  • Fishcakes a la Good Cooking

    Fishcakes a la Good Cooking

    You absolutely cannot go wrong with this fish cake recipe. I make these fish cakes with leftover fish, though you can also poach the fish and allow it to cool. Likewise, you can use leftover mashed potatoes, but it is best to use chunky mash. Preheat the oven to gas 7, 220°C, fan 200°C. Put…

  • Italian Seafood Stew

    Italian Seafood Stew

    If you have never made an Italian seafood stew before then you are in for a real crowd pleaser! This recipe is one that all my Sicilian-Italian friends use over and over again, and virtually any seafood lover is bound to enjoy. Traditionally seafood stews were made as a peasant dish that would literally combine…

  • Caprese Pizza Recipe

    Caprese Pizza Recipe

    Caprese Pizza is a classic and one of our go to pizza recipes! I could eat Caprese Pizza every day and never get sick of it. Do you still have tomatoes in your garden? We do! I needed to use some up and Caprese Pizza was the answer! This pizza is SO good with fresh…

  • Chicken and Spinach Ravioli Recipe

    Chicken and Spinach Ravioli Recipe

    The first time you try this dish you gonna have a taste explosion in your mouth. I had some major difficulty portraying the directions underneath for assembling, so look! I made it simple and simply tossed some how-to pictures up. If you can do it after my picture instructions….well ask your children to do it. I…

  • Strawberry Frozen Yogurt Recipe

    Strawberry Frozen Yogurt Recipe

    Frozen yogurt … the tangy treat that was practically unheard of only a few years ago is now a summertime staple in many American kitchens. It’s easy to see why: Not only does the iced confection taste great, but it’s chock-full of protein, calcium, and healthful lactobacillus bacteria. What’s more, a serving of frozen yogurt contains…

  • Grilled sardines and and salsa verde recipe

    Grilled sardines and and salsa verde recipe

    Sardines possess an intense rich flavour making them the perfect foil to a sprightly salsa verde in this Mediterranean-inspired dish. Grill the sardines for a crispy skin. Printable Recipe

  • French Bread Pizza

    French Bread Pizza

    During the holiday season, people seek nice recipes for desserts, fancy entrees, elegant soups and appetizers for New Year Eve.  In this age of instant gratification, it is all too easy to go to the corner store and pick up some junk food, like chips & dip or frozen pizza snacks.  Convenience does have its…

  • Chicken Bruschetta

    Chicken Bruschetta

    Ingredients:  1 Chicken breast (100g) 1 Vine ripened Tomato (chopped) 2 Garlic Cloves (3 if your like me and love garlic) finely chopped 3 Basil Leaves (chopped) Salt Pepper Pinch of Red Pepper Flake (if you like a little heat) Italian Seasoning, Garlic Powder Onion Powder Spinach Leaves (1 cup)   Method: Sprinkle Chicken with…