Bruschetta

Bruschetta

Bruschetta is another simple classic, but when done right – it’s just perfect. Sweet, fresh tomatoes, fragrant basil and garlic-kissed toasted bread. Squeezing the halved tomatoes makes the mixture far less watery.   If you like this Bruschetta you may...
Spinach gnocchi with cherry tomato ragù

Spinach gnocchi with cherry tomato ragù

Gnocchi has a tainted reputation due to the prepackaged varieties available in the supermarket. They are bland and very stodgy. Freshly made gnocchi should be light and fluffy like little pillows. If you’re not a fan of gnocchi and have never tried freshly made, give...
Insalata Caprese

Insalata Caprese

Simple, classic and timeless. There is a reason why this salad has stood the test of time. Best made in the late summer with homegrown tomatoes and basil or purchased from a local farmer’s market. Try heirloom or heritage varieties of tomatoes that offer flavour,...
Wild Garlic Pesto

Wild Garlic Pesto

  England, in the spring, is full of wild garlic, perfect for making wild garlic pesto. I’m forever encouraging people to get out and take advantage of it. Wild garlic leaves are easy to recognize and if all else fails, just smell the leaves for that pungent...