Tagged: Pasta

Pesto in a small bowl 0

Tarragon Pesto

Tarragon has a delicate anise-like flavour and is a key part of French cooking. It is often paired with chicken, in Bernaise sauce, with vegetables and with mild fish. We made fresh halibut poached...

Provençal Tuna 0

Provençal Tuna

  In my continuing effort to maintain a healthy diet, I try and have fish at least twice a week. Sometimes this can be a challenge. Because seriously, how many different ways are there...

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Simple tomato sauce

The base for a lot of good Italian recipes is great tomato sauce, made with the best ingredients.  The key is to keep it simple and I don’t think you need much cooking time to obtain...

Essential Kitchen Skills 0

Essential Kitchen Skills

Some tasks should never be done in the home kitchen. This is a list of the opposite, things you should try. Some things, you’ll just never make as well as the masters can, whether...

Fresh and Easy Pasta Caprese 1

Fresh and Easy Pasta Caprese

There are just some nights that I seriously consider just grabbing take-out for dinner.  The yearn to cook has abandoned me and the thought of a lovely steaming dish someone else made is very...

Pumpkin Run to the Port Pub 0

Pumpkin Run to the Port Pub

October brings plenty of Fall fun in Nova Scotia – ranging from frolicking with the pumpkin people, getting lost in a corn maze, to searching for the perfect pumpkin at one of the many...