Italian for dinner – CHICKEN CACCIATORE

Chicken cacciatore is a classic Italian comfort dish. As with most Italian dishes, each family has its own version of sauce, pasta dishes, and desserts that are passed down from generation to generation. As the recipe is passed down, some family members (meaning me), and at times (meaning me, most of the time) the family member will tweak and put their own spin on the dish. … Continue reading Italian for dinner – CHICKEN CACCIATORE

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

Italianizing a British Favorite

  Bringing two cultures together in one delicious dish My husband and I are both first generation Canadians as our families immigrated from across the ocean—mine from Italy, his from England. Remember the movie, Big Fat Greek Wedding? Substitute Greek for Italian and you have our families in the same situation. The rambunctious, informal side meets the formal-high-tea, quieter side. However, it didn’t take long for my husband … Continue reading Italianizing a British Favorite