Eggplant Timballo

When it’s eggplant season…they are so gorgeous, well you just have to cook something with them…so there’s Timballo, Parmigiana, Pasta alla Norma (delish), or even cubed up, sautéed and tossed on to a pizza…and that’s only my Italian favs. Middle Eastern eggplant preparations ring all my bells too! Makes About 6 Servings I find that … Continue reading Eggplant Timballo

Cacio e Pepe

This is the best version of Cacio e Pepe I have made so far, although in Rome, where the dish originates, we found that they used tonnarelli, a  thick spaghetti, instead of regular spaghetti.   I would recommend the Spaghetti alla Chitarra pasta made by either GiGi or La Molisana. I use it as a substitute for the tonnarelli which,  I … Continue reading Cacio e Pepe

Turkey and Eggplant Pastitsio

For a printer friendly version of this recipe, click here. When we get a craving for Greek food in the fall and winter, there’s only one thing to be done, either Pastitsio (sort of a Greek macaroni and cheese) or moussaka …this is the macaroni and cheese favourite. The sauce can easily be made a … Continue reading Turkey and Eggplant Pastitsio

A Favourite Mac ‘N Cheese

For a printer friendly version of this recipe, click here. Kid food, childhood memories, bubbly and golden mac ‘n cheese with tomatoes…what’s not to love? Because I adore tomatoes, this is right up my alley and I hope yours too! I like to make this with tomatoes that are available locally right up to the … Continue reading A Favourite Mac ‘N Cheese

Farfalle With Zucchini

For a printer friendly version of this recipe, click here. Everyone in Italy, I’m sure, has their own recipe for this pasta! I may not live there but I am growing the Romanesco zucchini. Here’s my take…it’s quick and simple but very tasty. Makes 2 – 3 Servings 8 oz. farfalle pasta (bowties) 2 oz. … Continue reading Farfalle With Zucchini