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Ligurian Swiss Chard Tart

Ligurian Swiss Chard Pie

I have Joyce Goldstein’s “Enoteca” book to thank for this excellent savoury tart that’s become a favourite at our house.  Use your favourite crust recipe or EVO crust if you’ve have one you like to use. The crust recipe given is one I like to use for many things, including this fabulous vegetarian “Springtime” pie. […]

Baking and Sweet Endings

Olive Oil Plum Cake

A delicious cake recipe from Victoria’s Don Genova, a journalist specializing in writing and broadcasting about food and travel, that I’ve been making every Italian Prune Plum season.  It’s easy to make and tastes so good! Makes one 9” Cake 1 cup fresh, full-fat ricotta cheese 1/3 cup olive oil 1 cup granulated sugar 1 […]

Vegetables and Side Dishes

Roasted Cherry Tomatoes

I’m a dyed in the wool tomato lover, in case you didn’t already know! Recently, Marlena Spieler, passed away.  She was a well loved and admired writer of 70 cookbooks, a broadcaster, columnist and on top of all of all those amazing achievements, a true tomato lover like me. This recipe is to celebrate dear […]

Vietnamese Chicken Lettuce Wrap

Chicken Patty Lettuce Wraps

I always think sitting outside on the patio enjoying a summer dinner is the perfect way to enjoy these!  Whether served in Butter/Bibb lettuce cups or as we’ve done once or twice, as sliders served with Sriracha Mayo.  The patties are terrific served with a Thai noodle salad.  I also think you could easily substitute […]