06/2/12
Basic Risotto

Basic Risotto

Basic RisottoLuxuriously creamy risotto. This is a basic risotto recipe I grabbed off Jamie Oliver’s website when I needed a good accompaniment to another dish. You can’t go wrong with this recipe plus it’s a great base risotto recipe that you can enhance into your own by changing up the stock with something like a vegetable reduction. Continue reading

04/20/12
Mushroom & ham stuffed ravioli with sage brown butter sauce

Mushroom & ham stuffed ravioli with sage brown butter sauce

Mushroom & ham stuffed ravioli with sage brown butter sauceAmazing pasta dish, dare I say the best I’ve created yet! This was my second attempt at ravioli. What made this better than the first attempt was in fact everything, the filling, pasta and sauce. I added an extra egg to the pasta dough, the filling was just pure inspiration and the sauce albeit basic, worked so well it Continue reading

03/24/12
Macaroni and Cheese

Macaroni and Cheese

Macaroni and CheeseMac and cheese, every kids favourite. Ever since I started making this the kids have lost interest in that popular box of processed carbs that shall not be named here. Home made macaroni and cheese, it just doesn’t get any better or easier than this.

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03/11/12
Lasagna

Lasagna

LasagnaLasagna, a favourite with my family. I’m a great advocate for fresh ingredients so I use fresh basil whenever possible as well I grate¬†parmigiano reggiano instead of the pre-grated stuff sold off the shelf. My favourite thing to do is make the lasagna noodles from scratch as opposed to buying boxed pasta.

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