Tag: Ricotta Cheese


Phyllis’ Paccheri With Turkey Sauce

When we were in Rome a couple of years ago, we noticed the Romans ordering this pasta shape. It’s a 2” long, hollow pasta, larger than rigatoni.  Recently I’ve noticed it here in Vancouver. I created the following pasta based on a Roman recipe but using ground turkey in the sauce.  We thought it was […]


Tomato And Zucchini Pie

What can I say? Tomatoes, zucchini, basil, garlic; it doesn’t get any better at the height of summer! Someone once said that “what grows together, goes together.” I definitely agree. This pie can be served hot or warm, makes a great summer meal accompanied by a salad.  Pass the wine please!  And…it’s vegetarian! Makes 6 […]

Egg & Brunch Dishes

Frittatta With Stinging Nettles and Onion

I was inspired to make this frittata when I saw stinging nettles at the Farmer’s Market.  We ate the frittatta for dinner and made panini with the leftovers the next day.  Tasty!   Make sure you were rubber gloves when handling raw stinging nettles; they really do have a sting! Have all the ingredients ready before beginning […]