You Are Browsing ‘Italian’ Category

Zucchini harvested from my garden turned into Zoodles… I had the joy of harvesting Zucchini from my veggie patch. One of the zucchinis I turned into Zucchini bread and the other one got a zoodles makeover. Zoodles is basically zucchini noodles, made using the spiralizer. I also harvested basil leaves from my herb garden. Hence, I made the Marinara sauce or tomato-basil...

Best tasting Lasagna made in the Instant Pot… Yes, you can make delicious lasagna in the Instant Pot. I made an awesome ground beef sauce in the IP and then layered the lasagna sheets, ricotta cheese filling, ground beef sauce & cheese. Pressure cooked in IP for 30 minutes followed by broiling in the oven to make the cheese golden and crispy. This has turned...

Tiramisu means Pick me up in Italian, the best Italian dessert and one of my favorites… If I find this dessert on the menu of any restaurant that I dine in, I order that without any second thoughts. That explains my intense love for this particular dessert. It’s a melt into the mouth dessert and every bite is truly heavenly. I’ve already posted...

Chicken and veggies combined with pesto spread and combined with orzo, easy to make and delicious one pot meal… Orzo is a rice shaped pasta, that can be cooked very easily. I like orzo as it’s small and resembles to rice. If you want to do a quick fix meal, combine cooked chicken and mixed veggies or just the veggies with orzo and cook them together till...

Pesto Chicken Sandwich with Avocado spread, one of my favorite easy to make sandwiches… Being a basil pesto fanatic, I love anything that has pesto in it. This sandwich is one of my favorites, it’s easy to make and flavorful. I like to pack this if I’m going on a picnic. I also made an easy avocado spread, smeared the spread on the bread and topped...

This is the best tasting Caesar salad and this beats the restaurant style… One of my most favorite salads is Caesar salad, a popular salad served in most of the American and Italian restaurants and loved by most people. Making the classic caesar salad from scratch had been on my top to-do list for so long. Glad that I’ve finally tried it and it tasted...

Minestrone soup, so much warmth and comfort in a bowl of this homemade hearty soup… Vibrant and colorful Fall has faded already and the temperature has started to drop. Weather is quite unpredictable these days, it will be cold one day and the next day it will be mildly warm and sunny. I am not a bit complaining about the warm/sunny weather. Taking full advantage...

Chicken dipped in flour batter, coated with bread crumbs and baked, combined with pasta and  mushroom sauce, sprinkled with parmesan cheese and baked…it’s a delicious one pot meal… It’s Thanksgiving long weekend in Canada. I had a shopping spree and back with all the things that’s needed to make a fantastic Thanksgiving feast. Wishing...

Chicken pesto pasta, a delicious one pot meal… Hope everyone had a wonderful Eid with family and friends. I attended an Eid potluck party hosted by a dear friend and had a great time. I took two of my favorite dishes: Pistachio Saffron pudding and Chicken pesto pasta. The pudding was a huge hit, everyone loved it. This chicken pesto pasta is a delicious one...

Easy to make Green Pea pesto smeared on the bread and grilled into a panini… I seldom make veggie panini, it gotta have some meat stuffed into it and that makes my man happy. Last weekend, while browsing I stumbled upon the recipe for making pea pesto. I love basil pesto, so I was tempted to try pea pesto. I always have frozen peas and had other ingredients...