Minestrone

Although we have been lucky up until now here in southwestern Ontario with weather, winter has just arrived and it is the perfect...

eggs and tomatoes
Eggs with Tomato and Onion

Eggs with tomato and onion. "Alla gloria di dio, ci'a racommando a papa mio" is what my mom says every time she makes...

italian pepper, potato, and eggplant dish
Peperonata

Thanksgiving weekend just passed in Canada and here in southern Ontario we have been enjoying what are probably our last days of sunny...

roasted shepard peppers
Roasted Peppers

Roasting peppers over a fire, out of all the autumn preserving, I think,  is my favorite. It might be because I'm a wee...

basil and olive oil in ice cube trays for freezing
Basil, Green Goddess of summer

It's that time of year. From the moment you bring the first zucchini into the house, up until October, it's non-stop freezing, blanching,...

Garden update

Just a little garden update for you from Nonno Giovanni! Asparagus have gone to seed now so we hope you enjoyed them and attempted...

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