Seared Octopus Bites

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This appetizer has all the summer flavour vibes that we are craving right now! So fresh, light and delicious these bites are truly a delight. Enjoy the most succulent chargrilled octopus, so tender it melts like butter in your mouth. Garnish with an ultra fresh bruschetta mix and pair with a chilled glass of white wine. Bon Appétit!

Did you know octopus is a very lean protein? It is low in calories and is filled with an abundance of vitamins and minerals that your body needs! Some may think the task of cooking octopus is daunting, but trust us, once you expand your cooking horizons and give it a try, you will love adding this protein into a variety of dishes!      

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Apricot and Almond Biscotti

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Light, crunchy and perfect for dunking. We love how crisp these biscotti are on the outside yet slightly soft on the inside. The blend of apricots and almonds make for a delicate and subtle sweetness. This Italian inspired treat is delightfully paired with your morning coffee or tea, served as a dessert and are an excellent gift idea. 

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Classic Meat Lasagna

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Layers of noodles smothered in melted cheese, seasoned beef and tomato sauce? Who wouldn’t be drooling? Lasagna is a classic and loved by so many. Wholesome and delicious, this Italian inspired dish is perfect for larger gatherings or meal prep. Try preparing one of these mouth-watering dishes for busy weeknights, cottage trips or Sunday dinner. Here is our take on a roasted red pepper and basil infused meat lasagna. Easily prepared ahead of time, reheated or frozen! Considering pair with a mix greens salad and garlic toasts. Continue reading “Classic Meat Lasagna”

Limoncello

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When life gives you lemons, make limoncello! This traditional Italian liqueur is the perfect summer pick-me-up! Just like Nona would make it, this extremely refreshing palate cleanser is the ultimate summer sipper. Keep chilled, and serve in frosted nightcap glasses for a fabulous after dinner treat. With just a few ingredients and a bit of time, you can create your own delicious lemon infused limoncello to last all summer long. 

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Spinach and Ricotta Lasagna Roll Ups

Roll up to this family favourite! Here is a modern take on an Italian classic which can be showcased so beautifully by the presentation. These individualized lasagna’s are simple yet elegant and are a great choice for special events, weeknight dinners and meal prep! This dish is super easy and so delicious! Pair with a mixed greens salad and voila! Dinner is served.

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Meatballs with Zucchini Pasta

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Hearty and Oh So Delicious! This take on meatballs is super easy and packed with a huge amount of flavour! Here is an excellent dish to make ahead of time and reheat for a quick lunch or weeknight dinner. Zucchini pasta as a side, is a healthy and light alternative and offers a subtle flavour which perfectly complements the meatballs. This dish gives you the feeling of pasta and meatballs without the heaviness and carbs! And, of course if desired, this dish can be finished off with a few slices of garlic toast.

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