Miniature Caprese Salad

By Wednesday, July 17, 2013

First and foremost, a huge HAPPY 22nd BIRTHDAY to my one and only little sister Jessica! Love you very much and can't wait to see you soon! Ahhh, an Italian classic. When I went to art school in Italy in 2005, I really didn't appreciate all the authentic, amazing food I was having. Caprese salad was offered ...

Two Amazing Pasta Recipes

By Monday, May 16, 2011

Getting into a groove when moving into a new house is tough. Especially when you’re as busy as I’ve been. Even though we’ve been in our home for more than a month now, it still feels new and I often feel like I’m never home. Unfortunately that means that my cooking routines that were pretty ...

Authentic Guacamole

By Monday, May 9, 2011

This post has been updated as of September 2014 with new photography!  As most of my readers know, I have had some pretty in-depth exposure to Mexican cooking. Starting at the end of second year university, I got a job (thanks to my dear friend Talia Isabel) at Feleena’s Mexican Restaurant in the Glebe. I worked – ...

Slow Cooker Shrimp Jambalaya

By Friday, October 1, 2010

Another slow cooker recipe... before too long, I’ll have made every dish in my Crock Pot cookbook! This is similar to the Peachy Sweet and Sour Shrimp dish I made some time ago. Minus the peaches and nuts, they look very similar. Evidently, though, they taste completely different. I love meals that require little attentiveness, mostly because ...