Tag: Oyama Sausage

Fall Mains, Winter Mains

Phyllis’ Cabbage Rolls

Makes a roasting pan full! And would be great as part of a casual potluck or a buffet! Cabbage Rolls hold a very special place in my heart. I am not sure where Mom got her recipe, probably from someone in her family. I have adapted her original recipe with a couple of my own […]

Spring Possibilities

Traditions (Is It Easter Yet?)

The coming of spring meant lots of things when I was a little girl. Easter school holidays (hey, it was the 1950’s so it was still called that), were high on my list, not being that keen on school! Then there were new “Easter” dresses, purses, hats and fancy shoes for me and my sister […]

Fall Mains, Fall Salads

Duck Confit Salad With Pears

For a printer friendly version of this recipe, click here. In my “former life” as a private chef, I was always on the lookout for new main course salads. This one is simply one of the best salads I have ever had the pleasure to make and enjoy! I have adapted the recipe from Gourmet Magazine. […]

Spring Pasta, Summer Pasta, Winter Pasta

Spaghetti La Matriciana

This pasta is a big favourite with Romans and me! I had it for lunch one day at Ristorante Maccheroni in Rome where they used rigatoni. My preference is spaghetti.  Romans also use bucatini for their La Matriciana. Your choice! The crucial element is the guanciale (cured pork jowl). You can find guanciale at either Oyama or […]