Vintner’s Sausages This is a dish that is popular across central Italy when the grapes are being harvested and the workers need a dish that is easy to put together yet hearty. Luckily we can now find seedless graprs year round so I can make this dish whenever I getRead More →

3 Ingredient Shortbread Cookies These easy, melt in your mouth 3 Ingredient Shortbread Cookies, are a must for every Holiday Cookie Tray. All you need is flour, butter and sugar, cut out or roll and slice, they will be loved by all.  If I were to say my favourite ChristmasRead More →

Cheese Ravioli With Spicy Cream Sauce I am always asked where I get my ideas for the recipes that I post on my blog. Some recipes are inspired by dishes I enjoy while dining out, others from magazines, and some are just shared with me from others. My children wentRead More →

Pandoro Italian Christmas Cake  Pandoro, is a classic Italian Christmas Recipe, a simple and soft sweet bread that is almost cake like. Originated in Verona this delicious cake makes the perfect breakfast or even dessert idea throughout the Holiday Season. To tell the truth I have always been more ofRead More →

Italian Christmas Cookies / Pasta Frolla These Italian Christmas Cookies are extremely popular anytime during the year, but especially at Christmas Time. Made with crostata dough (pasta frolla) and cut out into your favourite shapes. Crunchy and buttery they may just become your favourite cookie! I don’t think there isRead More →

Italian Inspired Thanksgiving Vegetable Sides Planning our Thanksgiving feast is not something I take lightly, and there really are many factors to consider when creating a holiday menu. My family are traditionalists, and they really feel that Thanksgiving wouldn’t be Thanksgiving without a turkey. I tried to change things upRead More →

Tiramisu Pie This Tiramisu Pie, is a delicious take on the classic Tiramisu Recipe. Layers of flaky pie crust, hazelnut cream, lady fingers and of course a creamy mascarpone filling. It makes the perfect special occasion or Holiday Dessert. As everyone knows the most popular Italian Dessert has to beRead More →

Easy No-Roll Pie Crust Apple Pie This Easy No-Roll Pie Crust makes the perfect crust for any pie. Whether blind baked or filled with your favourite filling. Made with oil, this crust comes together in minutes. Why not try it with this delicious Apple Pie filling and crumb topping? IRead More →

Beef Barley Soup Fall has arrived here in Michigan with much cooler weather and glorious colored fall folliage. After five weeks in Florida it has been an adjustment getting used to the much cooler temperatures here in Michigan. Our fireplace has been getting a lot of use, as has myRead More →