Tag Archives: italian

Adventures in pasta-making: Spaghetti cacio e pepe

Hello. My name is Sophie and I am a pasta addict. And ever since I started making home-made pasta with my Imperia pasta roller, it has gotten worse. Sometimes I feel exactly like that episode of Portlandia where the guy tries to quit pasta. But then I remember how good it is and I don’t […]

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Oregano eggs

The humble egg is one of my favourite things to eat for breakfast, lunch or dinner. And when I came across this recipe on Epicurious, I knew Uova all’Oregano would be making an appearance in the Soph n’ Stuff kitchen. Soon. So today I whipped up this simple yet elegant brunch just for the two […]

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Courgette carbonara

Ever since I began my adventures in pasta-making, I have stuck to the simpler pasta shapes. You know: ravioli, spaghetti, papardelle.

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A week of make-ahead meals: Day 5 Baked Chicken Parmesan

So, my pretties, here were are in the home stretch of Soph n’ Stuff’s week of make-ahead meals. Today I bring you… Chicken Parmesan!

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Crusty italian bread

White bread is my kryptonite. No, not that horrible mass-produced rectangular atrocity you’re thinking of. Freshly baked artisan baguette, smeared with navy bean puree. Or a floury, robust portugese bun topped with some spiced gouda. Or a crusty-on-the-outside-chewy-on-the-inside loaf of italian bread, dipped in olive oil and balsamic vinegar. Those are the breads I love, […]

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Margherita Pizza

Any Soph n’ Stuff reader worth their sea salt will nod in amusement at my obsession with pizza. Pizza of any kind. The best, however, is home-made pizza. Having said that, however, I admit that I have not been to Naples, so my definition of “best” can be limited to my own experience. I am […]

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Chicken parm sandwich, you’re my hero

Through osmosis, I as a Canadian have learned certain American terms that I vaguely understand but don’t really “get”. Such as things like “attorneys”, “congress” and “the war on drugs”. And such as the hero sandwich. It must be an American thing, to call sandwiches heroes. When I googled “chicken parm sandwich”, the results that […]

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