One-Pot Spicy Potato Leek Soup perfectly crank’s up the heat on cold winter days. A delicious bowl of warming comfort soup that’s creamy and topped with rosemary bacon crumbles. Made with sautéed onions, leeks and potatoes seasoned with some Calabrian chilies to give it the perfect amount of kick all cooked until tender and soft and blended into a thick pureed soup. Serve each bowl with some crusty bread that’s great for dipping.
This simple Gorgonzola Pasta with Toasted Breadcrumbs screams cold weather comfort food. Made from a block of gorgonzola simmered into cream with shallots and garlic until it becomes this rich velvety cream sauce tossed with a handful of fresh spinach and a hint of cinnamon. Finish each bowl with toasted breadcrumbs seasoned with lots of fresh sage for the perfect crunchy topping.
Fennel Sausage with Butternut Squash Gnocchi. Made with homemade fennel sausage chunks seared with potato gnocchi tossed in a roasted butternut squash sauce with fresh thyme, rosemary and blended until smooth with some crème fraiche. Finish off this one-pot meal with a copious amount of freshly grated parmesan cheese and thyme.
Fennel Sausage Sheet Pan Pizza that’s made with scratch made sausage seasoned with fennel seed, red wine, and spices served over hand stretched pizza dough with a simple crushed tomato sauce, fresh shredded mozzarella, Calabrian chilies and garnished with basil leaves. This thin crust sheet pan pizza is perfect for a weeknight dinner or game day.
Family-style weeknight chicken and gravy but made with fried chicken cutlets and a rich and creamy herbed country gravy. Thinly sliced chicken cutlets dredged and shallow fried until golden and crispy served with a homemade white country gravy that’s infused with fresh thyme and rosemary spooned generously over those golden and delicious crispy cutlets.
These Italian-Style Sandwiches with Calabrian Chiles Mayo might just be my new favourite sandwich. This is a super quick and easy meal that blends together Calabrian chiles in oil with mayonnaise to make an amazing sauce served with slices of salami, prosciutto, fresh cut cantaloupe and arugula. Finish each sandwich with a drizzle of hot honey butter for an extra burst of flavour. These sandwiches are perfect cold which make them easy to pack for lunches, serve at parties or bring to picnics.
Pan-fried salmon bites marinated with lemon juice and achiote paste served with a sweet mango salsa, and a light bean salad. This is a super light and fresh salmon bowl inspired for summer. It’s quick and easy to make, uses fresh ingredients, has bold and vibrant colours which make it super eye catching and fun to enjoy.
Carne Asada Tacos served with fresh guacamole, chopped onions, cilantro, and a squeeze of lime. Soy -citrus marinated flank steak with onions, garlic, spices, cilantro and olive oil grilled to medium rare that’s sliced against the grain and chopped into bite-sized cubes stuffed into warmed corn tortillas to make the best Mexican inspired tacos.
An easy summertime Southwest BBQ Chicken Salad. Chicken marinated in a cilantro green sauce, grilled and served overtop a southwest style mixed green salad with black beans, sweet corn, sun-dried tomatoes, pepperoncinis and creamy avocado finished with a BBQ ranch dressing.