Comfort Food: Italian Style

Winter is the time for fleece-wear, a roaring fire, page -turning books, and delicious aromas swirling around the kitchen as your comfort food is simmering or baking. We all have favourite dishes that feel like a hug as we relish each bite; and for me, it’s Italian food. One of my favourite meals to whip up for a self-care dinner is a simple dish with … Continue reading Comfort Food: Italian Style

Be a star breadwinner.

When my home is filled with the scent of bread baking in the oven it always brings back nostalgic memories of my childhood. On Friday’s when I’d come home from school, and before even reaching the front door, the aroma of fresh baked bread filled the air as Friday’s was my mom’s baking day—breads, buns, pies and cookies—she made enough for the week ahead to … Continue reading Be a star breadwinner.

Get Mugged

It is a fact that chocolate makes everything better; no matter what is happening in your world or the whole universe, chocolate will comfort you, never disagree with you, never cause you stress, and best of all it’s healthy.     Health benefits of cocoa bean: Powerful source of antioxidants. May reduce heart disease risk. May improve blood flow and lower blood pressure. Raises HDL … Continue reading Get Mugged

Cadbury eggs move over—it’s ZEPPOLE time

It’s that time of the year again, where everyone is hunting down Cadbury Easter Eggs, chocolate bunnies, or marshmallow eggs, so why not raise your sweet tooth bar a little higher and bake up a batch of these heavenly balls of dough—ZEPPOLE.     Zeppoles are deep-fried dough balls, topped with powdered sugar. However, as is with most things of my people, every household has … Continue reading Cadbury eggs move over—it’s ZEPPOLE time