Tag Archives: ricotta

Ricotta gnocchi with pancetta, sage and pine nuts

I’m baaaaack…. And this time in my new(ish) house in my new(ish) kitchen. Ok I need new kitchen cabinets but look how much lovely natural light I get in here? Perfect for food photography. You will not that River remains an apt observer of the culinary arts. I’ve been racking my brain trying to think of something fun […]

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A study in spinotta

In my books, pizza is the food of the gods. Thin crust, thick crust, stuffed crust, it doesn’t matter. All pizza is divine. But one cannot live on pizza alone if one does not intend to slip into the oblivion of obesity. One cannot consume delicious carbs, bubbly melted cheese and savoury meats for lunch […]

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Butternut squash lasagna with sage and ricotta

Oh butternut, my sweet butternut. It is difficult not to hoard butternut squash when it is in season and plentiful. And there is no ingredient better suited to accompany the sweet nuttiness of butternut squash than the perfumed earthiness of fresh sage. For a long time, I thought sage was gross and inedible. And the […]

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A week of make-ahead meals: Day 3 Sausage ravioli with ricotta sage cream sauce

Ok. Technically I did not prepare this make-ahead meal on Sunday with the rest of this week’s dinners.

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Hot and humid with a chance of salad

It has been ridiculously hot in Toronto recently. Yesterday alone was 35 degrees Celsius, but with the humidity, it felt more like 42. That’s 107 degrees Fahrenheit, Americans. Multiply that by whatever city factors that seem to increase it  (concrete, glass, smog, vehicle exhaust) by another 10 degrees and we’re looking at a tropical urban […]

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