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Roasted Tomato Rigatoni

Roasted Tomato Rigatoni

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! It’s tomato season! Yes, the time of year when tomatoes actually taste like tomatoes! (Says the slightly tomato-obsessed woman.) I’m not the only one who loves tomatoes. My friend, and Travel*Food*Cool reader (thank you), Heather, recently sent […]

The Better Easy Orzo Side

The Better Easy Orzo Side

While I know there are a lot of people who subscribe to the motto “bacon makes everything better”, in Italy, one doesn’t see bacon at the grocery store or at the butcher shop. Italians don’t use bacon but pancetta. Pancetta is normally sold cubed or sliced […]

One Pot Egyptian Summer Dinner

One Pot Egyptian Summer Dinner

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Dynamite Chocolate Orange Affogato

Dynamite Chocolate Orange Affogato

HAPPY LABOUR DAY EVERYONE!  While Labour Day isn’t the official end of summer, it sure feels like it. Kids go back to school tomorrow, so I’m sure that there are a lot of parents who are going to be facing tomorrow with either dread or […]

Fig Jam Two Ways

Fig Jam Two Ways

Figs! Figs! Figs! I have figs bursting off the trees in Italy. I’m very excited as this is my first really good fig harvest (if I can use such a word). I love figs. There’s something very luscious about them. They really are a decadent […]

Easy, Fast and Fresh Zucchini Sauce

Easy, Fast and Fresh Zucchini Sauce

I love zucchini! That gorgeous green punch of colour is so summery. It reminds me of Italy. I grow zucchini in the garden at the house. I usually plant one or two plants, but I seem to always get a bumper crop. I’ve made zucchini […]

Spiced Melon Mint Soup

Spiced Melon Mint Soup

In the summer time when the weather is hot, you can stretch right up and touch the sky….sorry just singing a little Mungo Jerry. You can make this soup, in the time it takes you to listen to that song. (Okay, maybe a little longer, […]