Take-out Style Kung Pao Chicken

Take-out Style Kung Pao Chicken

My favourite type of Chinese cuisine is Sichuan-style cuisine–the spicier, the better. One dish in particular that I always order-in is kung pao chicken. After travelling to China, I was lucky enough to learn how this dish comes together. Chinese cooking takes a...
Sausage-stuffed Lasagna

Sausage-stuffed Lasagna

This is my jacked-up version of a traditional lasagna.  I layer in a sauce that’s full of delicious Italian sausage meat and my secret cheese mixture.  I love using Italian sausage in my sauce because it’s already got lots of herbs and spices to flavour...
Pappardelle with Mushrooms

Pappardelle with Mushrooms

The Pasta:  I prefer using dried egg noodle pappardelle for this recipe because they have a nice flavour and a good bite to them.  You can also use this sauce with dried penne or rigatoni.  If you have the time, making home made pappardelle is delicious as well! The...
My Favourite Penne Alla Vodka Recipe

My Favourite Penne Alla Vodka Recipe

When I was a kid, I was lucky enough to have the opportunity to eat at fancier Italian restaurants.  My father, like myself, enjoys really good food.  I remember looking at a menu at one of those Italian restaurants and choosing to try Penne Alla Vodka because I had...
Pasta with Chickpeas (Pasta con Ceci)

Pasta with Chickpeas (Pasta con Ceci)

I’ve been wanting to share this quick, healthy and easy family recipe for a long time now. This is a special recipe from my Father, Eric.  I finally got his famous recipe for Pasta with Chickpeas (in Italian it’s called “Pasta con Ceci”).  It is one...