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3 Cheese Ravioli

3 Cheese Ravioli

Ravioli and stuffed pastas have been one of my favourite foods since I was a kid. There’s just something so fun about tiny little pasta parcels full of cheeses and meats. Learning to make my own therefore was a very exciting time. Homemade ravioli doesn’t […]

Ricotta Pancakes

Ricotta Pancakes

Something about the weather getting colder has me craving pancakes. These ricotta pancakes are so light and fluffy, and not overly sweet; exactly what the doctor ordered. We also happened to have some bananas in the fridge, and honestly when you have an opportunity for […]

Fresh Pasta

Fresh Pasta

Making pasta dough from scratch is really fun. It’s a great way to spend a quiet afternoon, and the dough is also very simple. If you’ve never tried making it before it is well worth giving it a shot. Nothing makes your homemade Italian dishes […]

Fresh Ricotta

Fresh Ricotta

It’s time for another adventure in cheese making! Ricotta cheese is another perfect example of a beginners cheese. This recipe is smooth, thick and creamy, and just so delicious. Enjoy it on crackers, whipped up with herbs, in pasta dishes, on toast with tomatoes or […]

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

Do you ever just wake up and realize you NEED peanut butter cookies? Me too. Phew, glad you agree. These cookies are soft and chewy, and simply loaded with chocolate chunks. They aren’t too sweet and have just the right amount of peanutty goodness. If […]

How to Season and Care for a Cast Iron Skillet

How to Season and Care for a Cast Iron Skillet

A well seasoned and cared for cast iron skillet will last you forever. Sometimes skillets are past down through generations like family heirlooms. And other times you just get lucky at a yard sale or thrift store. However you come about your cast iron skillet, […]

Storing Carrots the Easy Way!

Storing Carrots the Easy Way!

Storing vegetables from your garden can be difficult if you don’t have access to a root cellar or cold storage. And pickling is not always what we want to do. Thankfully, if you have a surplus of carrots I have a super easy fix for […]

Pickled Beets

Pickled Beets

Pickling beets is the favourite way of preserving them in our house. Sometimes I cook them into dishes like ratatouille and lasagne that can be frozen for later. But pickled beets find there way into our meals A LOT. So much so that we simply […]

Herby Shortbread Cookies

Herby Shortbread Cookies

Edible flowers are really fun to grow alongside your veggies and herbs. Calendula flowers have a gorgeous lemony flavour that can lend itself to all kinds of sweet and savoury dishes. It is particularly well paired in baked goods with a big collection of herbs […]

Salmon & Pesto Pizza

Salmon & Pesto Pizza

It’s Friday night, and that means, Pizza Time! Topped with some gorgeous summer flavours and ready for a relaxing evening. Since it’s Summer, it’s time to be cooking your pizzas outdoors when possible. You don’t even need a pizza oven if you don’t have the […]