Tag: Lunch

Summer Egg Dishes and Brunch

Cherry Tomato Tarts

These days at #5 we seem to be eating cherry tomatoes 24/7. I’ve been wanting to make these tarts all summer and finally did! And are we glad I did…they were so good! Whipped up a green salad…dinner! You can

Read More »

Lunch In Firenze

On our second morning in Florence a few years ago, we visited the Mercato Centrale, a totally amazing place. We were amazed at the fabulous fruits and veggies available; it’s a cooks heaven! The selection of fish, meats, fresh pastas and breads was outstanding.

Read More »

A Man and His Bread

Am I glad that we can eat wheat! Otherwise, I would be beyond unhappy about missing out on my friend Chris’ amazing baking. I have been an enormous fan and supporter of Christopher Brown’s many delicious offerings ever since he

Read More »

The Times They Are A Changing?

Our “hood” needs help getting some soul! Here’s my vision: I want one or two new restaurants to come and add some life to our neighbourhood.  We need it! It doesn’t have to be cutting edge! Traditional food, well-cooked, open for lunch

Read More »

My Go To Quiche

For a printer friendly version of this recipe, click here. The very first time I made quiche was probably in the 1970’s! I had invited a bunch of my “girlfriends” over for Sunday brunch and wanted to make them something

Read More »

Our Visit To Pigneto

We headed out one morning to visit the Vatican. No tickets, no plans on going in…maybe??? It was just after Easter and when we got to St. Peter’s Square, it was jammed. So, we sat at the base of a

Read More »

The Dead Zone

Where to meet up for lunch in downtown Vancouver? I often meet friends for lunch downtown in the Georgia and Granville area, often at least one of us is on our lunch break. We used to meet up at the

Read More »

Homemade Biscuits

For a printer friendly version of this recipe, click here. I think everyone should know how to make biscuits and quick breads. They should be slightly moist, tender, light and flaky, satisfying and delicious.  Biscuits are wonderful with soups, main course salads and

Read More »

Asparagus With Poached Eggs Tuscan Style

This delicious egg dish can be served for a brunch, lunch or a light main coarse.  It’s very good! Makes 6 Servings 2 lbs. asparagus, trimmed** 6 thick, large slices of country style bread 1 Tbsp. vinegar 6 eggs 6

Read More »

Frittatta With Stinging Nettles and Onion

For a printer friendly version of this recipe, click here. I was inspired to make this frittata when I saw stinging nettles at the Farmer’s Market.  We ate the frittatta for dinner & made panini with the leftovers the next day.  Tasty!   Make

Read More »